In Focus: Elena Greenlee and her Dark Forest

In Focus: Elena Greenlee and her Dark Forest

An active member of the SF Film Society community, Elena Greenlee has been working to develop a screenplay for her film Dark Forest, which follows a hipster millennial—equally versed in neuroscience and party drugs—who steps out of her depth into the complex world of Amazonian shamanism.

Venture from our FilmHouse space to the Amazon with this hugely talented young filmmaker.
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A Conversation with Silas Howard

A Conversation with Silas Howard

Last fall, filmmakers Silas Howard and Antonia Crane won $35K from us for The Lusty, a film on the first exotic dancers' union. Since then, Howard has been, well, busy. (He's directed Transparent, made music videos for Peaches and scored a Guggenheim Fellowship, to name but a few things.) We caught up with him—and stole a few words from Crane, too—about The Lusty and indie filmmaking on the whole.

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