Here's our weekly sampling of arts in a variety of disciplines happening around the Bay Area this Friday to Sunday. See much more to make your weekend plans in our comprehensive calendar.
San Francisco Transgender Film Fest at Roxie Theater
The San Francisco Transgender Film Festival screens films that promote the visibility of transgender and gender variant people and challenge the mainstream media’s negative stereotypes. Founded in 1997 and originally named Tranny Fest, SFTFF was North America’s first transgender film festival. See details.
Robert Townsend's “Living the Shuffle” Opens at The Marsh Berkeley
Robert Townsend is an actor, writer, director, filmmaker and natural-born storyteller. His new show at The Marsh gives audiences a front row seat to his career, from the dangerous streets of Chicago to creating the breakout film, "Hollywood Shuffle," and becoming a Black film pioneer. See more.
San Francisco Dance Film Festival
San Francisco Dance Film Festival celebrates its tenth anniversary with nine days (ending this weekend) of short films, full-length features, narratives and documentaries from local, national and international filmmakers! Films will be screened at five different venues across the city. See details.