Our short doc profiles Stephanie, the owner of San Francisco’s oldest independent bait and tackle shop. Stephanie is full of jokes and charisma. She embodies what it means to be a San Franciscan.
Matt E. Novak accidentally came upon iconic photographs of jazz greats Dizzy Gillespie, Billie Holiday, Thelonious Monk and others by William P. Gottlieb (1917-2006) when he was doing research on the Library of Congress website.
“Exit Music” is being screened Feb. 3 and 5 at SF Indiefest. It is an unsentimental look at a life of suffering, yet a life worth living.