Jonathan Kiefer

SFIFF56 Looks Back, Forward

The 56th San Francisco International Film Festival opens April 25, offering up old favorites, new films from big names, and plenty of one-night-only events presenting unique meetings of past and future.

Appalachia and Romania Meet in Song at the Roxie

Local filmmaker George Csicsery screens his latest, Songs Along a Stony Road, which follows the exploits of an ethnomusicologist in Romania. The film screens on a double bill with Les Blank's Sprout Wings and Fly, a portrait of Appalachian fiddler Tommy Jarrell.