2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil starts next Thursday, and to celebrate, FC Tucson and the Loft Cinema are presenting a one-night-only screening of “Next Goal Wins.” The documentary is about the underdog soccer team American Samoa (called “the worst football team on Earth”), and its quest to score…
Louis Cuen Taylor spent most of his life living in the structured environment of prison.
Gun-control talk may have waned recently, but one local elected official is determined to bring it back to the forefront to start 2014.
Yee Huang surveys her options at Antigone Books, 411 N. Fourth Ave. The store has been involved with Independents Weeks since the effort launched 11 years ago, encouraging Tucsonans to shop at locally owned stores when possible.
As the nation gets ready to celebrate Independence Day, Tucson's homegrown businesses are celebrating Independents Week.
Linda Fargo, fashion director of New York's posh Bergdorf Goodman department store, appears in "Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's."
As if the title of Matthew Miele's documentary "Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's" wasn't doing enough to pare down its audience, let me note that this film is, basically, a commercial for a department store.
Lore (Saskia Rosendahl) is charged with shepherding her brothers and sisters to safety near Hamburg in a divided post-World War II Germany.
After the horrors of World War II came the horrors of reconstruction. The occupying armies divided the spoils, redrew the borders and brought the defeated foes to justice.
When Greta Schiller set out to create a film about the LGBT experience in America, from the turn of the 20th century to the Stonewall Riots of 1969, she reached out to as many different people from as many different backgrounds as possible.
Miguel Gomes' "Tabu" opens with a fable about an explorer trying to escape the pain of his young wife's death.
"Tabu," the third film from rising Portuguese director Miguel Gomes, feels like a relic of the past and not merely because of its aesthetic nod to silent film great F.W. Murnau's final project.
A still from the short film "Catnip: Egress to Oblivion?" The seven-minute film, written and directed by Tucsonan Jason Willis, is an official selection of the 2013 Sundance FIlm Festival.
Jason Willis, writer and director of "Catnip: Egress to Oblivion?"
Calling Jason Willis an overnight success may be a bit misleading. At the age of 43, he has spent the better part of his adult years as a graphic artist, a musician and a practitioner of "any kind of artistic endeavor."
Bill Skarsgård plays the adult Simon in "Simon and the Oaks," an emotional tale of two interlinked Swedish families from 1939 to 1952. The film is based on a Marianne Fredricksson novel.
"Simon and the Oaks" is a two-hour theatrical feature that has the kind of emotional and storytelling reach regularly found these days only in cable TV miniseries. It's a warmly done family and personal drama that seems to cover familiar territory, but only up to a point and very much in its…
Football fans will have a chance to watch Friday's Territorial Cup game between the University of Arizona and Arizona State University for free on a big-screen TV.
General Manager Kyle Canfield gets the digital projection system up and running for an afternoon showing of "Miami Connection" at The Loft Cinema.