Author: jessica mosby

Today and Tomorrow in San Francisco: Berlin and Beyond Film Festival

The annual Berlin and Beyond Film Festival is currently happening in San Francisco. The festival ends tomorrow, but there are still some great films screening tonight and tomorrow at the Goethe-Institut Auditorium. – More Than Honey tonight at 6 p.m.

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This Weekend in San Francisco: The Silent Film Festival

I love silent films, I really do. But watching them at home on my smaller-than-a-movie-screen television is a bit boring. Watching them on the very big screen at the Castro Theatre with a live score is nothing short of invigorating.

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This Weekend in San Francisco: The Hitchcock 9

I plan to spend this weekend at the historic Castro Theatre as the San Francisco Silent Film Festival has a special weekend program of nine Alfred Hitchcock silent films. This is a rare opportunity to see these restored silent films

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Currently in Theaters: The San Francisco International Film Festival

The 56th annual San Francisco International Film Festival is currently on in the Bay Area. Per usual, there are way too many amazing films, and I regretfully have only seen a few. But this is the story of my life:

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Tonight on PBS: WONDER WOMEN! The Untold Story of American Superheroines

Last year at SXSW, I saw the inspiring film WONDER WOMEN! The Untold Story of American Superheroines. I’m pleased to report that the documentary will be broadcast on PBS tonight at 10 p.m. I can’t think of a more uplifting

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In Line for Popcorn with Jessica: What’s Next

A year ago, I started planning big life changes. I was going to leave my job, sell my house, and do something else. I didn’t know what that something else was, but I knew I wanted it. I considered many

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Closing Day at the Berlin and Beyond Film Festival in San Francisco

Today is the last day of one of my favorite film festivals: Berlin and Beyond. Each year the festival screens the best of German cinema at the historic Castro Theater. Today is the closing day of the festival, so if

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In Line for Popcorn with Jessica Mosby: Movies Save the Day

While I knew leaving my job was the right decision, I had unrealistic expectations about what life without my job would be like. I thought that I would suddenly morph into a lady of leisure who productively worked for a

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In Line for Popcorn with Jessica Mosby: Life Changes

At the end of June I voluntarily left the only “real” job I’ve ever held. I know that I was very lucky to have the secure well-paying job with full benefits in the Publishing industry. And yet, I was not

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Today’s the Last Day: 2012 San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

One of my favorite film festivals ends today. The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival consistently screens great films, especially documentaries. On Saturday night, I saw the closing night film A.K.A. Doc Pomus and loved it. I promise a full review

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