Category Archives: Books & Films

Mini-Review: Banff Mountain Film Festival 2016 World Tour

While in San Francisco last week I attended the second evening’s program of the Banff Mountain Film Festival’s World Tour.  The tour features a diverse selection of 18 films screened at the November, 2016, festival in Banff. San Francisco’s interest in … Continue reading

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Selections from San Francisco Int’l Ocean Film Festival #13

Earlier this month I attended the 13th annual San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival.  I’ve been to almost every program of every festival and am pleased to say the festival production and this year’s overall film quality were the best yet.  It … Continue reading

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MountainFilm in Mill Valley – 2015 shorts, part 2

This is Part 2 of a recap of the shorts shown at MountainFilm in Mill Valley in mid September.   Shorts varied in length from under 2 minutes to 29 minutes and featured people and their endeavors on mountains, in … Continue reading

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MountainFilm in Mill Valley – 2015 shorts, part 1

Each MountainFilm in Mill Valley program had a feature film along with at least two short films; over the 9 film programs, more than 30 shorts were shown.  Shorts varied in length from under 2 minutes to 29 minutes and featured … Continue reading

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MountainFilm in Mill Valley – 5 Feature Film Microreviews

Last weekend Mill Valley, CA’s wonderful Throckmorton Theatre joint ventured with Telluride’s excellent MountainFilm festival to screen 9 programs of stimulating outdoors films.  This was the 4th annual “MountainFilm in Mill Valley” and the most successful to date, with most programs sold … Continue reading

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San Francisco Green Film Festival #5 – this week!

With Opening Night just two days away on May 28th and then continuing through June 3rd, the 5th annual San Francisco Green Film Festival promises to be the best and best attended in its short history.  And, as its attractive, informative, and … Continue reading

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Selections from San Francisco Int’l Ocean Film Festival #12

In an earlier post I offered my impressions on the 12th annual San Francisco Int’l Ocean Film Festival, which took place last month. The 12th festival, like those before it, screened over 40 films, each with a direct connection to the … Continue reading

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