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By Jefferson Beavers 2.22.2017

Streaming Surprises, Volume 8

Our “Streaming Surprises” series calls attention to good movies new and old. Titles are available from various streaming services. “I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang” (1932) The earliest in time of Yale Professor Marc Lapadula’s short list of four films that altered films that altered the course of American history, this film tells…

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By Jefferson Beavers 2.21.2017

Resistance films unflinchingly document race relations

Resistance. The refusal to accept or comply. The attempt to prevent, by action or argument. As the United States moves into 2017 and the era of President Trump, documentaries made in the past decade about resistance have taken on new meaning. Filmworks presents the latest entry in this category of resistance films when it screens…

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