DocFest 2022 Press Coverage

Posted by sfindie May 25, 2022 174 views

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San Francisco Chronicle

Pam Grady wrote a feature on KEEP THE CAMERAS ROLLING. Interviewed directors and subjects. Went live 05/30

https://datebook.sfchronicle.com/movies-tv/real-world-san-francisco-star-pedro-zamora-gets-the-spotlight-in-new-film-at-docfest

Andy Gilbert interviewed Bob Sarles and Joel Selvin for BORN IN CHICAGO – piece went out on 06/02

https://datebook.sfchronicle.com/movies-tv/how-the-blues-and-its-black-pioneers-shaped-san-francisco-in-the-60s?fbclid=IwAR28YRYMDUIgfEl6tQ064_Ys-0qo3cWSgIIhhX63zclqDWgCMdmtYjQq4Jk&fs=e&s=cl

Lowell Sun (Massachusetts)

Barry Scanlon wrote about THE HOUSE WE LIVED IN, 5/27:

https://www.lowellsun.com/2022/05/27/a-comeback-made-for-film-son-makes-documentary-of-fathers-recovery-from-brain-injury/

San Francisco Examiner

Jeff Anderson wrote a feature on JACK HAS A PLAN – went out 06/01

https://www.sfexaminer.com/culture/a-joyous-thrilling-and-funny-film-about-death/article_65d71440-e1e4-11ec-9222-ffaf4d7fad10.html

Anita Katz RICOCHET article published 5/31:

https://www.sfexaminer.com/culture/ricochet-goes-inside-gnarliest-case-of-san-francisco-public-defenders-office/article_3813d490-e102-11ec-b2e4-2f50dd17e5ac.html

SF Gate

Amelia Williams wrote on WE ARE HYPHY 6/4:

https://www.sfgate.com/news/bayarea/article/We-Were-Hyphy-Documentary-Attempts-To-17219489.php

Randy Myers did a write-up on some features, 6/2:

https://www.sfgate.com/news/bayarea/article/Pass-The-Remote-Sf-Docfest-Spotlights-Films-On-17215558.php

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Bay Area Reporter

Brian Bromberger ran 5/24:

https://www.ebar.com/arts_&_culture/movies/315823

Newsletter includes DOCFEST article5/27.

DocFest in Jim Provenzano’s weekly events column – went out 05/26

https://ebar.com/arts_&_culture/music/n//315920/going_out,_homings_in,_may_27-june_3,_2022

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Noe Valley Voice

Short Takes for June 2022 issue, page 17:

http://www.noevalleyvoice.com/2022/June/index.html or https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uBGt9BFbzSeBt0FETdHoKP7sa-7gzq1W/view?usp=sharing

SF Arts Monthly

Catherine Barry wrote about RICOCHET, 5/4.

https://www.sfarts.org/event/ricochet-1p2QBTpwAy9n0SFbz0DlpC

Catherine Barry featured DocFest in calendar 05/31

https://sfarts.org/event/san-francisco-doc-fest-5XOpUf6QFK0V0lpOnAXTI

DocFest in print SF Arts Monthly June issue – went out 06/05

https://indd.adobe.com/view/c7bee0eb-b3f2-47d0-9c19-e8eae247bef8

ONLINE

48 Hills

Dennis Harvey wrote an overview piece on Docfest 05/29

https://48hills.org/2022/05/screen-grabs-docfests-local-focus-includes-jeff-adachi-hyphy-aquarius-records/

Josh Rotter interviewed subjects for KEEP THE CAMERAS ROLLING: THE PEDRO ZAMORA WAY for feature – went out 06/03

https://48hills.org/2022/06/pam-and-judd-of-real-world-sf-remember-lgbtq-trailblazer-pedro-zamora/

Bayflicks

Lincoln Spector mentioned opening of DocFest 05/27

https://bayflicks.net/2022/05/27/whats-screening-may-27-june-2-2/

Beyond Chron

Peter Wong covered ETERNAL SPRING and some shorts, 5/31:

https://beyondchron.org/reviews-from-the-21st-san-francisco-documentary-film-festival/

Beyond Chron

Peter Wong covers more features and a short, 6/20:

https://beyondchron.org/final-reviews-from-the-21st-s-f-docfest//

Broke Ass Stuart

Peter Wong covered DocFest – went live 05/30

https://brokeassstuart.com/2022/05/30/the-2022-s-f-docfest-is-here-in-person/

Berkeleyside

John Seal covered 6 films for DocFest – went out 06/03

https://www.berkeleyside.org/2022/06/03/sf-docfest-the-assassination-and-mrs-paine-we-were-hyphy-i-get-knocked-down

Brooklyn Vegan

Bill Pearis published article on IT CAME FROM AQUARIUS, 5/12:

https://www.brooklynvegan.com/watch-the-trailer-for-it-came-from-aquarius-records-which-premieres-at-sf-doc-fest/

Eat Drink Films

C.J. Hirschfield covered CLARISSA’S BATTLE 06/02

https://eatdrinkfilms.com/2022/06/02/clarissas-battle-neverless-she-persisted/

SHOOTonline

SHOOTonline talks about STREET HEROINES

https://www.shootonline.com/spw/sf-documentary-festival-sf-docfest-lineup-includes-much-lauded-documentary-street-heroines

Film Threat

WITH THIS BREATH I FLY review 06/03

https://filmthreat.com/reviews/with-this-breath-i-fly/

SONG OF SOLT review 06/03

https://filmthreat.com/reviews/song-of-salt/

THE HIGH ROCK review 06/04

https://filmthreat.com/reviews/the-high-rock/

DEAR THIRTEEN review on 06/05

https://filmthreat.com/reviews/dear-thirteen/

Little Black Book

Article about STREET HEROINES, published 6/2:

https://www.lbbonline.com/news/sf-documentary-festival-lineup-includes-much-lauded-documentary-street-heroines-directed-by-alex-henry

Local News Matters

Randy Myers wrote an overview article went out 06/01

https://localnewsmatters.org/2022/05/31/pass-the-remote-sf-docfest-spotlights-films-on-real-worlds-pedro-zamora-a-jurassic-park-animator-more/

Metal Injection

Dan Alleva wrote article on IT CAME FROM AQUARIUS RECORDS, published 5/29: https://metalinjection.net/at-the-movies/famed-independent-record-store-aquarius-records-featured-in-new-documentary

Mission Local

ELENI BALAKRISHNAN wrote on THE MISSION, 5/19:

https://missionlocal.org/2022/05/local-pandemic-leader-and-lowrider-stars-in-premiere-at-sf-docfest/

SF Standard

Richard Von Bussack covered RICOCHET on 05/27

https://sfstandard.com/arts-culture/5-takeaways-from-ricochet-a-new-documentary-about-jeff-adachi-and-the-kate-steinle-case/

Combustible Celluloid

Jeff Anderson reviewed JACK HAS A PLAN

https://www.combustiblecelluloid.com/2022/jack_has_a_plan.shtml

Willamette Week

Chance Solem-Pfeiffer wrote article about SENTINELS, 5/18.
https://www.wweek.com/arts/movies/2022/05/17/redwood-forest-defense-activists-star-in-the-documentary-sentinels/

RADIO/TV/PODCAST

KAHI – Matías Bombal’s Hollywood

Matías Bombal covered DocFest on 06/04

https://soundcloud.com/mat-as-antonio-bombal/mabhollywood-on-kahi-am-and-fm-auburn-060322-benediction-jazz-fest-sfff-sf-doc-fest?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=social_sharing&fbclid=IwAR0fAk5eZDB9E8Dow1GgGFs5SaJwvteX4hErcat1vAY9hxMa6YHj-oEDDj8 (coverage starts at 7:25)

KGO, ABC7

ETERNAL SPRING INTERVIEW:

https://abc7news.com/11909038/ starts at about 24:55

RICOCHET INTERVIEW, 6/1: https://www.facebook.com/abc7news/videos/574430140697095 starts at about 22:00

KWMR

Julie Motz interviewed director of ETERNAL SPRING for coverage on DOCFEST 05/17

https://kwmr.org/broadcasts/38304 (interview starts at 34:45)

KZSU

Kamla Bhatt featured BORN IN CHICAGO for Docfest coverage https://drive.google.com/file/d/1IBgllm0RbaJtJ2_ceVqa9LLVLHxTy_lL/view?usp=sharing

(coverage starts at 36:50)

NPR

Lisa Mullins interviews Tim about THE HOUSE WE LIVED IN – went out 06/03

https://www.npr.org/2022/06/03/1102963778/freewater-illuminates-little-known-black-history-fathers-brain-injury-recovery (25:40)

Sports Byline

Rick Tittle interviewed Chris Metzler live on 05/26 at 10:25am

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jjtofWp7UTRTJ0dz-CXe1oxzVldHpy8Y/view?usp=sharing

NEWSLETTERS

Animation Newsletter

Karl included ETERNAL SPRING in newsletter, 5/16

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Oj7ADBVs2Leuxv8dkFNTv-tf_z2U-hxX/view?usp=sharing

Link to Newsletter online

http://asifa-sf.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/ASIFA-JUNE-2022.pdf

SFFILM Newsletter

Featured DocFest in June newsletter – Published 06/03

https://drive.google.com/file/d/12edqp7yVFmJlHS9GT5X6P50K82noLaec/view?usp=sharing

SF Station

https://www.sfstation.com/sf-documentary-festival-2022-e2422415

Patch.com

https://patch.com/california/san-francisco/calendar/event/20220601/1861256/eternal-spring-opens-docfest

Do The Bay

https://dothebay.com/events/2022/6/1/eternal-spring-opens-docfest-tickets

Indy Bay

https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2022/05/24/18849943.php

SF Arts

https://www.sfarts.org/event/san-francisco-doc-fest-5XOpUf6QFK0V0lpOnAXTI

WhoFish

https://www.whofish.org/events/San_Francisco/CA/Eternal_Spring_Opens_DocFest/5195665.aspx?rCode=33