The Brilliance of Bad Taste
The last time John Waters visited Santa Cruz was in 1970. “I came — this is a terrible thing to say — to ride on the roller coaster the day after somebody died on it.” Clearly, the filmmaker and self-proclaimed “filth elder” doesn’t fear…
Film Festival Showcases Individual Artistry
The Santa Cruz Film Festival, which celebrated its 12th year last week, brought together the entire Santa Cruz community through appreciation of film arts. The Del Mar Theatre, the Rio Theatre, the Pacific Arts Complex and the Santa Cruz Roller Palladium showcased independent films from Nov. 7-10, ranging from queer-based shorts to documentary features on the environmental politics behind guitar-making.
Pacific Rim Celebrates International Cultures
Students will be able to explore the vast cultures and lands of Asia, from China to the Philippines, all from the comforts of Santa Cruz in celebration of the Pacific Rim Film Festival’s 25th year in Santa Cruz.