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‘THE GREEN FOG – A SAN FRANCISCO FANTASIA’ to close 60th San Francisco International Film Festival (SFIFF)

The San Francisco Film Society has announced that Closing Night of the landmark 60th San Francisco International Film Festival will be The Green Fog – A San Francisco Fantasia, a new commission by the Film Society and Stanford Live in which the world-renowned Kronos Quartet will perform a new score by composer Jacob Garchik to accompany a visual collage by award-winning filmmaker ...

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SFIFF59 Preview: Maggie’s Plan (Rebecca Miller)

In Maggie’s Plan, Greta Gerwig plays the titular character, a woman on the verge of artificially inseminating herself with the DNA of a former college acquaintance-turned-pickle-entrepreneur named Guy (played by Vikings‘ Travis Fimmel). Gerwig is someone who I always feel would make a great muse for Woody Allen. She was indeed in a Woody Allen film, To Rome with Love, before ...

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‘The Family Fang’ (Nicole Kidman, Jason Bateman) Poster and Trailer

The trailer and poster for Jason Bateman’s sophomore directing effort The Family Fang is here. The film, based on the novel of the same name by Kevin Wilson and adapted by David Lindsay-Abaire, centers around a brother and sister who return to their family home in search of their famous performance art parents (played by Christopher Walken and Maryann Plunkett) ...

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59th SFIFF Announces Opening, Centerpiece, Closing Night Films

  San Francisco, CA — The San Francisco Film Society has announced the highly anticipated Big Nights selections for the 59th San Francisco International Film Festival (April 21–May 5), including its Opening Night, Centerpiece and Closing Night programs. The two-week event kicks off with Whit Stillman’s hilarious and wry Love & Friendship (Ireland 2016), an adaptation of a Jane Austen novella starring ...

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58th SF Film Fest Winners: Of Men and War, Sworn Virgin and More

The 58th San Francisco International Film Festival has wrapped and winners were announced last night in Director, Documentary, Narrative, Short and Student film categories. In all, nearly $40,000 was given by the festival to various filmmakers. GOLDEN GATE NEW DIRECTORS PRIZE Winner: “Sworn Virgin,” Laura Bispuri (Italy/Switzerland/Germany/Albania/Kosovo) GOLDEN GATE AWARDS FOR DOCUMENTARY FEATURES  Documentary Feature Winner: “Western,” Bill Ross IV, Turner Ross ...

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Opening, Centerpiece and Closing Night Films For 58th San Francisco International Film Festival Announced

Alex Gibney’s Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine, James Ponsoldt’sThe End of the Tour and Michael Almereyda’s Experimenter to Be Celebrated at Festival’s Key Events San Francisco, CA — The San Francisco Film Society has announced the highly anticipated Big Nights selections for the 58th San Francisco International Film Festival (April 23 – May 7), including its Opening Night, Centerpiece and Closing Night programs. The two-week event ...

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Guillermo del Toro to Receive Irving M. Levin Directing Award at 58th San Francisco International Film Festival

Film Society to Honor the Celebrated Filmmaker at Awards Night And Screen Career Highlights with The Devil’s Backbone at the Castro Theatre San Francisco, CA — The San Francisco Film Society announced today that filmmaker Guillermo del Toro will be the recipient of the Irving M. Levin Directing Award at the 58th San Francisco International Film Festival (April 23 – May 7), honoring the Mexican director’s expansive body ...

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