Essential SF Q&A: Jenni Olson

Essential SF Q&A: Jenni Olson

"My background, initially, is as a film festival programmer. It was how I came out, so I’ve always had this sense of how essential it is, how life-changing, how lifesaving it can be to see images of ourselves on screen, for all identity-based groups where you’re not represented in mainstream film."

Meet the remarkable Jenni Olson. Officially Essential SF.
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Essential SF Q&A: Michael Fox

Essential SF Q&A: Michael Fox

Michael Fox began writing about movies in 1987, a year and a half after he moved to San Francisco for a job in a completely unrelated field. He has contributed to dozens of regional and national publications, with extended runs at Release Print, Film/Tape World, SF360, the East Bay Monthly, j. and KQED Arts.

Meet journalist Michael Fox, one of our 2015 Essential SF inductees.
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Introducing Our Fall 2015 SFFS / KRF FIlmmaking Grant Finalists

Introducing Our Fall 2015 SFFS / KRF FIlmmaking Grant Finalists

We are excited to share that, in partnership with the Kenneth Rainin Foundation, the Film Society has selected 14 finalists for the latest round of SFFS / KRF Filmmaking Grants.

Winners of the fall 2015 prize will be announced in November and are in contention for $300,000.
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