Mid-Century Productions Mid-Century Productions programs "mini film festivals" that have screened rarely seen international films from cinema's most explosive three decades—the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. In 2019 SF Chronicle film critic Mick LaSalle extolled Mid-Century's screenings of French film noir over the past six years—calling its annual festival, THE FRENCH HvAD A NAME FOR IT "a total game changer in terms of how noir, both French and American, is perceived."
With its mission to rescue and restore classic noir films, the Film Noir Foundation annually presents NOIR CITY, one of San Francisco's most popular film festivals held at the landmark Castro Theatre. NOIR CITYprovides program, ticketing, and press reviews, archived past festival coverage, as well as an online store. FilmNoirFoundation.org provides a resource for noir film aficionados,film and festival news incoporating the FNF's live Twitter feed, tv listings,online donation, and an expanding collection of exclusive video interviews in itsVideo Archives areastreamed from itsYouTube channel.The site provides essential outreach for fundraising the Foundation's successful preservation efforts, integrating PayPal andAWebermailing list integration, and supporting the Foundation's subscriber-based quarterly NOIR CITY e‑mag.
HAFIZ KARMALI International Theatre Director. With extensive photo and video imagery, the site presents the colorful and creative work of Hafiz Karmali, known for his highly stylized form of dance-theatre inspired by art history and devotional in nature.
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