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By Jefferson Beavers 1.10.2017

Youth of color come of age and question onscreen

Being 17 can feel like an emotional jumble, as conflicting identities emerge. For youth of color, the added intricacies of race and class can further complicate expressions of gender and sexuality. Filmmaker André Téchiné explores these themes in the 2017 opener for Filmworks, “Being 17,” screening at the Tower Theatre on Jan. 13. Set in…

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By Fae Giffen 1.5.2017

Volunteer of the month: Cassandra Ruby

Get to know our former intern and newest board member, Cassandra Ruby. Where do you currently work? I work in an escape room called Xcape Room Fresno, which is kind of like an hour-long entertainment experience.  You’re locked in a room and you solve puzzles to accomplish the goal of escaping.  You have to find…

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