I’m writing to propose a feature about a show shot in San Francisco (and specifically the Richmond District) really without any permission, guerrilla style. Funded by Australian financiers, the show was made over a year in the Bay Area as well as Las Vegas.
The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) produces CAAMFEST, the nation’s largest showcase for new Asian American and Asian films.
When filmmaker Brian Benson first presented his drag alter-ego, Cousin Wonderlette, live in 2006, he didn’t go glam. He did not go catty. Instead, the Sunset District resident created a clumsy, child-like, cartoonish character.
“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.
“I Am My Own Mother” was among the 17 chosen (from 2,400 entries from around the world) by Cinefondation, an organization whose mission is discovering new talent for the festival.
Two Richmond District residents had a role in the creation of a new feature film being shown in September at the San Francisco Green Film Festival.
Lopez, a professor in the cinema department at City College of San Francisco, spoke about this dark chapter of city history at a recent meeting of the San Francisco History Association, after a screening of her documentary on the subject – “A Second Final Resting Place: the History of San Francisco’s Lost Cemeteries.”
Scott, 33, a six-year San Francisco resident who recently moved to the Inner Sunset, says visually she wanted the film to have two qualities: “Vérité, having customers come in and it being very natural. I also wanted to do night shoots to play with shadows, darks and lights – moodiness.”
The New Zealand native and current San Francisco resident is one of the top three female open water marathon swimmers in the world and the subject of a suspenseful new documentary, “Kim Swims,” which got its world premiere at the 40th annual Mill Valley Film Festival in October, 2017.
His brilliant mind seemed to absorb so much and go at a much faster speed than all of his peers, as several comedians interviewed in the documentary noted, including David Letterman, Steve Martin, Eric Idle, Lewis Black and close friend, Billy Crystal.
The New Zealand native and current San Francisco resident is one of the top three
female open water marathon swimmers in the world and the subject of a suspenseful
new documentary, “Kim Swims.”
Four straight men and one straight woman were committed enough to
“Homo The Documentary” to drive 18 hours in a row to be on time to interview
a subject in Oregon and to spontaneously grab their equipment to get footage of a gay
pride parade (called Emancipation Parade) in Hutchinson, Kansas.