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Chicano Park Mural Remembers Anastasio Hernandez Rojas

May 29
By Beth Accomando

Ten years ago San Diego resident Anastasio Hernandez Rojas was brutally beaten and shot with a Taser by border agents at the San Ysidro Port of Entry. He died two days later. Now a mural at Chicano Park pays tribute to his memory and to the continued battle for justice.

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'The Vast Of Night' Riffs On Rod Serling's 'Twilight Zone'

May 28
By Beth Accomando

"The Vast of Night" very consciously taps into the old "The Twilight Zone" TV series to deliver a film about extraterrestrials. The Amazon Original film starts streaming on Friday, May 29.

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Hillcrest Bakery Bread And Cie Uses Humor To Reopen, Enforce Social Distancing Rules

May 26
By Beth Accomando

Restaurants were allowed to reopen over the weekend but with certain guidelines in effect. Bread and Cie in Hillcrest is using humor to help customers abide by the social distancing rules.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 194: The Global Pandemic Film Primer

May 22
By Beth Accomando

Films from the silents to the present day, from Cambodia as well as the U.S., have been dealing with themes of pandemics for more than a century. Find out how these films deal with more than just disease but also how fear and panic can spread as readily as a virus, and how language can infect people as much as germs.

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PacArts Hosts Online Discussion For 'The Paradise We Are Looking For'

May 22
By Beth Accomando

Pacific Arts Movement is closing out its May Madness celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month on Sunday, May 31 with a live Q&A event with the filmmakers from "The Paradise We Are Looking For."

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UCSD Alum Has New Indie Film 'A Knight's Tour' Streaming

May 15
By Beth Accomando

"A Knight's Tour" is a Kickstarter-backed independent film from UCSD alum Marvin Choi and it just became available in digital release.

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Santee Drive-In Is Second Outdoor Cinema In San Diego To Reopen

May 15
By Beth Accomando

Tonight the Santee Drive-In reopens for business on the heels of the South Bay Drive-In reopening last week.

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Wonderfront Cancels 2020 Festival Because Of Coronavirus Pandemic

May 15
By City News Service

"Due to the time and effort it takes to pull off a successful large event of this nature, and signals from Governor Gavin Newsom that events like music festivals aren't likely to be allowed until 2021, this announcement had to be made now."

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WOW: Without Walls Festival Goes Digital Starting Thursday

May 13
By Beth Accomando

Theaters are struggling to create content online but La Jolla Playhouse's Without Walls Festival actually lends itself well to producing art from quarantine during a pandemic and the first show, "Ancient," debuts online Thursday.

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Remembering Jerry Stiller In 'The Independent'

May 11
By Beth Accomando

Actor and comedian Jerry Stiller has died of natural causes at the age of 92. Here's a film that you need to see to remember his genius.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 193: Become A Digital Explorer During The Pandemic

May 9
By Beth Accomando

If you are sheltering at home and growing tired with what Netflix is offering, or need to cut back on expenses and are looking for something free, here are some options.

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South Bay Drive-In Reopens Friday Night

May 8
By Beth Accomando

Cinemas may be closed but South Bay Drive-In has just announced that they will be re-opening Friday night for business.

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Silent Films With Live Music Every Sunday On YouTube

May 8
By Beth Accomando

With cinemas closed because of the coronavirus pandemic people are looking more and more to other options for entertainment. Here's one suggestion that harkens back to a cinema tradition more than a century old.

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Watch 'The Beer Jesus From America' With Stone's Greg Koch On Friday

May 7
By Beth Accomando

San Diego currently has more than 150 craft breweries. One of the earliest, and now one of the largest and most successful of these is Stone Brewing Co. On Friday you have an online opportunity to watch the documentary “The Beer Jesus From America” about Stone co-founder Greg Koch with Koch and filmmaker Matt Sweetwood.

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San Diego Top Mother's Day Weekend Events: From Opera To Cartooning To Nature Mandalas To Brunch

May 7
By Julia Dixon Evans

Looking for a few ways to infuse art and culture into your pandemic weekend and Mother's Day?

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