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Poppy Jasper International Film Festival

Film festivals amplify the movie-going experience for many reasons. They allow us to celebrate the authenticity of indie entertainment, support impassioned directors, discover up-and-coming…

Super Stacked

Every comedian experiences an off night when they just can’t orchestrate a positive response to any story, punch line, or antic. But if bombing…

Bite Me

As much as we think we’re different from one another, we’re all really just after the same things: to be seen, heard, and loved…

Nick Martinez

A Director, Drag Racer In car racing, who you are, what you are, where you come from, your physical make-up, nothing matters. All that…

Nandita Das: CQ19 Maverick

 Nandita Das did not come to cinematography the conventional way. Raised by a painter father and a writer mother (both infrequent film-watchers), Nandita’s childhood…

Guerilla Wanderers

Plot is what happens from A to B. But why? And how do the characters react? Some storytellers steadfastly hold that plot should sweep…

San Jose Jazz Collective

The SJZ Collective returns to Winter Fest to perform their twist on notable works by Charles Mingus. This ever-evolving group of master players has…

Brand Identity

You’ve told everyone that you’re ‘this’ but really you’re ‘that.’ Eventually they’ll find out, and then you’re done. Brands are designed with us in…

Sean Boyles

Artist Sean Boyles would never admit it, but he’s an instrumental force in the San Jose art scene. Born in San Jose and raised…

Cinequest 2019 Preview

One of the underlying factors that fuel the synergy of Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival from year to year is all the new connections…