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Gapastione opens up with an inspiring talk to the audience before the film starts.

A local nonprofit strives to change the way we think

March 31, 2019

BraveMaker is an emerging nonprofit based out of Redwood City, seeking to make a difference in not only the way we look at each other, but the way we look at change. Its goal i...

Belmont Library Hosts the 11th Annual SMCL Teen Film Fest

March 23, 2019

Teens around the Bay Area submit their films for a chance to win prizes in the SMCL Teen Film Fest.

Cinequest stretches the limits of modern film

March 15, 2019

Cinequest Film and Creativity Festival has another huge audience this year as they continue to impress with their films' “ingenuity” and “empowerment," according to many Yelp reviews....

“The Lego Movie: The Second Part” is a humorous and charming film

February 11, 2019

“The Lego Movie: The Second Part” is not necessarily the movie we need, but it is the one we deserve. An impressive sequel to an already impressive prequel, it transports the ...

Yuka Hazelton and Tony Gapastione pose on the red carpet.

Brave Maker hosts their first private feature film screening

December 21, 2018

Hundreds of people gathered in Redwood City for Brave Maker’s first feature film screening event at the Cinemark Theatre. “For tonight, my hope is to create a conversat...

William Yonts talks to club members before the movie starts.

Classic Film Club exposes club members to films that stand the test of time

December 3, 2018

“Some of the movies we watch are like time capsules,” a member of the Classic Film Club said while describing the club. Although there are various other movie-watching clubs at Carlmon...

Child, Atari, and dog, Chief, embrace. The film

‘Isle of Dogs’ is a unique experience

April 19, 2018

He’s done it again. Wes Anderson has come through with another quality film that managed to blow me away with its creativity and guile. Set in future Japan, “Isle of...

Children were able to pick out their own books during the half-hour storytime session.

Weekly Pajama Storytime helps children focus

April 11, 2018

Surrounded by various picture books and stuffed animals, volunteer Mickey Wicz begins to read to a small gaggle of children. Each Wednesday evening from 7–7:30 p.m., the Sa...

Teenagers from San Mateo County attended the San Mateo County Teen Film Festival to showcase their respective films for others.

Teen Film Festival celebrates 10th anniversary

March 12, 2018

Discussing sound-layering techniques with other filmmakers. Publicizing your documentary or music video to a large audience. Forming connections with real-life movie producers. At...

‘Black Panther: The Album’ reigns independent from the film

March 2, 2018

Marvel’s movie “Black Panther” continues to dominate the box office, taking in another $108 million in its second weekend of release. Kendrick Lamar’s latest companion album, “Black Panther: The Album” s...

A parent holds a camera in focus to help film the movie for the 72 hour movie making competition hosted by the Belmont Library.

Belmont Library hosts film festival for teens

December 4, 2017

Many students gathered to join the Belmont Library in their 72 Hour Movie Making Challenge on Nov. 17, 2017. The original challenge of the competition was to make a movie...

While film has a rich history, some feel that the medium has fallen in quality in recent years. Yet these five movies prove that film is just as creative as it ever was.

Film is still alive and thriving

May 9, 2017

In a conversation with the Associated Press, acclaimed filmmaker Martin Scorsese stated that “cinema is gone.”  Although Scorsese has had an unrivaled career as a director and fi...

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