This is a guest post by Svetlana Saitsky. Outside Lands is more an experience than a festival. One might attend in order to hear awesome music, eat gourmet food and drink delicious beer, wine and spirits (or coconut water). Others might come to hang out with...
Not surprising that Samovar’s mission is “Creating Positive Human Connection.” Within the few hours I spend with Jesse, I begin to connect with his story, and become wildly inspired.
When conjuring Northern California’s Wine Country, what comes to mind? Napa or Sonoma, most likely. Instead of making a B-line for these well-worn paths, we decided to head out for an afternoon of wine and music to Livermore—a mere 45 minutes due East from San Francisco.
FILM & EVENT REVIEW : SFIFF 2012 Centerpiece Film “ Your Sister’s Sister” and After Party – Socially Superlative
How often in life do you take the time to just be with yourself? Personally, I try to make room for solo time, and attending film screenings happens to be something I enjoy doing independently. It became evident to me that attending the screening of the 2012 SFIFF’s Centerpiece Film “Your Sister’s Sister” alone was fitting, as one of the first concepts explored in the film is: the importance of taking time for oneself.
FILM REVIEW : The Oversimplification Of Her Beauty: Presented by the San Francisco International Film Festival – Socially Superlative
Love. It’s complicated. Anyone who has ever been loved, or loved another will most certainly agree. Terrance Nance, the director of “An Oversimplification Of Her Beauty” which I screened at the SFIFF2012, creates a film that reminds me of an organic blooming onion.
By the time I arrived at the Le Caméléon at Puerto Viejo de Limon, I was ready for a long and comfortable nap. Having just ridden on a bus for 16+ hours, I, like many travelers in Costa Rica, was ready to stretch...
As someone who once spent six months living in Italy but only one day in Naples, I was curious to see what Italian American Director John Turturro’s new Hybrid Documentary PASSIONE was all about. I was not expecting to be transported into a Kaleidoscope of imagery and song that make this emotionally raw and explosive film an absolute must-see.