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By Jefferson Beavers 3.29.2017

Streaming Surprises, Volume 9

Our “Streaming Surprises” series calls attention to good movies new and old. Titles are available from various streaming services. “Cameraperson” (2016) A tapestry of footage from the cutting room floor. An autobiographical collage. A visual memoir. Call it what you will, but “Cameraperson” will defy easy description for generations of filmmakers to come. Well-traveled documentary…

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By Jefferson Beavers 3.21.2017

An Introduction to Asghar Farhadi

If you don’t know filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, you’re missing the extraordinary work of one of the premiere figures of the Iranian New Wave cinema movement. Filmworks will show the master director’s latest, the thriller “The Salesman,” on Friday, April 14 at the historic Tower Theatre. The film won this year’s Academy Award for Best Foreign…

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Every second Friday of the month, Fresno Filmworks screens first-run independent and international movies at the historic Tower Theatre.