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By Jefferson Beavers 4.24.2017

Filmworks Fans Love Music Docs

On May 12, Filmworks will close its 2016-17 season and head into a 3-month summer break by presenting the music documentary “Chasing Trane,” a documentary exploring the life, work, and influence of jazz icon John Coltrane. The film features interviews with legendary musicians and rare performance footage from Trane himself. Los Angeles Times critic Noel…

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By Rubén Casas 4.10.2017

Exploring the absence of Asghar Farhadi

One of the main reasons I’m excited to see “The Salesman” when Fresno Filmworks brings it to the historic Tower Theatre on April 14 stems from Asghar Farhadi’s absence from the Academy Awards. The director was not present to accept the Oscar for Best Foreign-Language Film as he boycotted the ceremony in protest of a…

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