Frameline44: Behind Every Great Performance is a “Stage Mother”

by Kevin M. Thomas, @ReelKev Sidney Lumet. Garry Marshall. George Cukor. Thom Fitzgerald.These are names of actor’s directors…directors who have a strong connection to understand and to accommodate the actor – usually getting the best performances from their cast. Lumet and Cukor often directed actors to their award-winning performances. Marshall was often criticized for his […] Click to read more »

Screen Some of SF’s Frameline Documentaries (Mostly) At Home

By Kevin M. Thomas, @ReelKev Frameline44’s virtual teaser to its full festival not only has some wonderful narrative films, but great documentaries as well. This cinema showcase June 25-28 helps whet the appetite of fans of the longest-running LGBTQ film festival and will definite tide us over until complete festival comes back. Of the documentaries, […] Click to read more »

#TogetherAtHome: SF’s Frameline Film Fest Offers Stunning Virtual Showcase

By Kevin M. Thomas, @ReelKev We’ve really missed the arts. And Frameline, the world’s longest-running queer film festival, has heard us.While their full-length annual film festival is postponed due to social distancing but they have decided to turn the lemons into lemonade by offering a virtual Pride Showcase that will feature 7 narrative features, 4 […] Click to read more »