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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Good Trouble, RIP Bar Pink, Baroque Women, The Breath Project, Bruce Lee And More

Oct. 22
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend's art and culture offerings include Hiroshima Mockingbirds at Bar Pink, Blindspot Collective's multidisciplinary live theater, the nationwide Breath Project, Bach Collegium livestream, "La Tierra Mia" at Swish Projects and "Be Water" at the SDAFF drive-in.

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What The Rise Of Fascism In 1930s Italy Can Teach Us Today

Oct. 22
By Beth Accomando

CSUSM history professor wrote an article in 2016 titled "Donald Trump Is No Mussolini But Liberal Democracy Could Still Be In Danger." Now, as Trump is up for re-election, she revisits the potential threats she sees to democracy.

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San Diego Asian Film Festival Innovates With VOD, Twitch, Drive-In

Oct. 20
By Beth Accomando

Pacific Arts Movement, or Pac-Arts, had to cancel its Spring Showcase earlier this year because of COVID-19. But Friday it kicks off its annual San Diego Asian Film Festival with a mix of online and outdoor events.

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San Diego Filmmaker Interviews Former White Supremacists For New Documentary

Oct. 19
By Alison St John, Brooke Ruth

In "Love Wins Over Hate," reformed white supremacists talk about their transformations to becoming people who promote empathy and inclusivity.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 204: Fascism Through The Lens Of Italian Cinema

Oct. 16
By Beth Accomando

The writer-philosopher George Santayana is credited with the phrase: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Cinema Junkie takes a look at Italian films that explore the history of fascism in Italy in the 1930s and '40s in order to see if there are any lessons to be learned.

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Jack London's 'Martin Eden' Gets An Italian Film Adaptation

Oct. 16
By Beth Accomando

Jack London’s 1909 semi-autobiographical novel "Martin Eden" inspires a new Italian film that starts streaming Friday through Kino Lorber and San Diego Cinema Society.

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: #SaveOurStages, PGK Dance, Drive-Thru Art, Oceanside Culture And More

Oct. 15
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our picks for the arts and culture this weekend include the San Diego International Film Festival, live music, a lot of drive-in experiences, Oceanside's vibrant culture, virtual dance and plenty more.

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Welcome To The Blumhouse Anthology Film Series Launches Online And In Theaters

Oct. 10
By Beth Accomando

Welcome to the Blumhouse is an anthology series from Blumhouse Productions offering feature length films in theaters as well as online. The first two offerings are "Black Box" and "The Lie."

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Election-Themed Art To See In San Diego This Weekend

Oct. 2
By Julia Dixon Evans

Infuse your weekend with some voting-themed art in San Diego this weekend in between checking the news.

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New Documentary 'Time' Argues For More Just, Compassionate Future

Oct. 9
By Beth Accomando

Garrett Bradley's documentary "Time" (now playing at newly reopened Landmark's Hillcrest Cinemas) looks to one woman’s fight for the release of her husband who is serving a 60-year sentence in prison.

San Diego Weekend Arts Events: Living Room Play Festival, Trash Lamb Gallery, FilAmFest And More

Oct. 8
By Julia Dixon Evans

This weekend in San Diego arts, celebrate the pandemic Zoom play phenomenon, take in a dance film, check out a brand new South Park art space, discover new literature and so much more.

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San Diego Filmmaker Gets World Premiere At Screamfest LA

Oct. 5
By Beth Accomando

Screamfest LA kicks off a season of horror-themed film festivals Tuesday night. San Diego Filmmaker Pia Thrasher will see her short vampire comedy "Things We Dig" have its world premiere on Oct. 13 at the festival's COVID-safe drive-in venue.

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Real Life Protests Fuel 'The Glorias' And 'The Trial Of The Chicago 7'

Oct. 3
By Beth Accomando

Julie Taymor tackles Gloria Steinem's life in "The Glorias" and Aaron Sorkin looks to the legal fallout from protests in Chicago at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in "The Trial of the Chicago 7."

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'Possessor Uncut' Combines Cerebral Sci-Fi, Visceral Horror

Oct. 2
By Beth Accomando

Brandon Cronenberg is the son of Canadian director David Cronenberg, the man who gave us "Videodrome" and "The Fly" remake. You can definitely see the family resemblance in Brandon’s sophomore feature “Possessor Uncut”

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San Diego Weekend Arts Events: 'Move American', Jazz at the Athenaeum, Space-Travel Theater, Rembrandt And More

Oct. 1
By Julia Dixon Evans

Our picks for this weekend's arts and culture offerings include livestreamed jazz, an outdoor, socially-distant garden screening of powerful dance films, Rembrandt's etchings, and on demand theater.

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