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SD Rep Turns 'A Weekend With Pablo Picasso' Into A Film

Sept. 15
By Beth Accomando

Since the age of 7, Herbert Siguenza has been obsessed with artist Pablo Picasso. Now, because the pandemic has forced The San Diego REP to present its plays online, Siguenza has had the opportunity to turn his play "A Weekend With Pablo Picasso" into a film.

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San Diego Latino Film Festival Kicks Off Virtual Edition

Sept. 17
By Beth Accomando

This year’s San Diego Latino Film Festival was set to launch on March 12, but the festival had to cancel on its opening day due to COVID-19 restrictions. But the festival relaunches today with 140 films online.

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Comic-Con Museum Reveals What Its Building Will Look Like

Sept. 10
By Beth Accomando

Balboa Park’s South Palisades is undergoing a lot of changes and the Comic-Con Museum hopes to be a big part of that. At a press conference Thursday morning they revealed what the renovated building will look like.

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Dickens' 'David Copperfield' Comes To Vivid Life In New Film

Sept. 10
By Beth Accomando

Charles Dickens’ “The Personal History of David Copperfield,” published in 1850, has a lively new film adaptation currently playing in theaters.

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'Portaleza' Reimagines What An Online Experience Can Be

Sept. 9
By Beth Accomando

La Jolla Playhouse’s WOW, or Without Walls, Festival was forced online by COVID-19. But as a site-specific event, the restrictions of quarantine have simply become a creative challenge. The latest Digital WOW work to debut is "Portaleza" and displays an innovative approach to creating a virtual experience.

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San Diego Film Office Reopens With New Guidelines, Tools For Shooting In A Pandemic

Aug. 25
By Beth Accomando

COVID-19 shut down the film industry but now the city of San Diego's film office is back open with new guidelines for working in the pandemic and with new tools for anyone who wants to shoot here.

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Movie Theaters Reading, AMC, Regal, The Lot Reopen

Sept. 5
By Beth Accomando

Indoor movie theaters are reopening at reduced capacity and with new safety guidelines. But Reading Grossmont Cinemas hopes that screening Christopher Nolan's "Tenet" on 70mm will lure cinephiles out of quarantine to its venue.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 202: The Role Of Horror In A Scary World

Sept. 2
By Beth Accomando

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival's Miguel Rodriguez discusses the role of horror in a scary world.

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New Documentary States Its Case For Trump Being A Malignant Narcissist In '#Unfit'

Sept. 2
By Beth Accomando

"#Unfit: The Psychology of Donald Trump" just became available on demand. The new documentary wants audiences to consider the mental health of President Trump before they mark their ballots in the November election.

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Horrible Imaginings Film Festival Streams Through Monday

Sept. 1
By Beth Accomando

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival kicks off its online event Tuesday night with the double feature of "The Brain That Wouldn't Die" from 1962 as well as its remake from this year. The festival is dedicated to horror, sci-fi, and fantasy genre films.

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Werner Herzog Pays Tribute To Kindred Spirit In 'Nomad'

Aug. 28
By Beth Accomando

Werner Herzog has a new documentary called "Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin." It's another fine entry in Herzog’s growing collection of non-fiction work.

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Derby United Headquarters Pivots In Pandemic

Aug. 21
By Beth Accomando

Back in March Derby United Headquarters opened its outdoor, two-rink facility for roller derby bouts. The coronavirus pandemic soon forced it to close. But the organization has turned their skates in a new direction in order to reopen.

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San Diego Artist Is Drawing Every Single Seinfeld Girlfriend

Aug. 27
By Julia Dixon Evans

Local illustrator Carolyn Ramos, former art director of San Diego CityBeat, is using the pandemic to create a poster for each girlfriend in the iconic pop culture show.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast 201: Troma Entertainment 'Disrupting Media For 45 Years'

Aug. 22
By Beth Accomando

WARNING! This Cinema Junkie Podcast contains potentially offensive content because it is devoted to Troma Entertainment and its founder Lloyd Kaufman. So consider not listening.

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Roundtable: Conventions Kick Off Home Stretch For 2020 Election

Aug. 21
By Bennett Lacy

Democrats begin two weeks of political conventions modified by the COVID-19 pandemic, KPBS dives into how San Diego's women played a role in the suffrage movement 100 years ago, and San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. forces Major League Baseball to rethink its unwritten rules.