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    SF Film Society Awards Funding to Nine Narrative Features from Travis Mathews, Kat Candler and More

    The San Francisco Film Society and the Kenneth Rainin Foundation have unveiled the nine feature film projects that will receive a total of $300,000 in funding from their joint grant program. Several of these burgeoning filmmakers, from Travis Mathews to Ian Olds, already have considerable traction i...

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    I Answer Questions About My New Book 'The $11 Billion Year'

    My new book about the year 2012, "The $11 Billion Year: From Sundance to the Oscars, an Inside Look at the Changing Hollywood System," is in bookstores.

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    Jeremy Irons to Receive San Francisco Film Fest's 2014 Excellence in Acting Award

    Jeremy Irons will be the recipient of the Peter J. Owens Award for excellence in acting at the upcoming 57th San Francisco International Film Festival, kicking off this week and running April 24 through May 8.

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    Here Are the Three Winners of San Francisco Film Society's 2014 Documentary Film Fund Awards

    The San Francisco Film Society has revealed the three winners of its 2014 SFFS Documentary Film Fund awards, which total more than $75,000 and support feature-length documentaries in post-production.

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    Here's the Lineup for the 2014 San Francisco International Film Festival

    The 57th San Francisco International Film Festival has revealed its lineup for the 2014 fest, set to kick off April 24 and run through May 8.

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    CAAMFest Week Two Yields Ang Lee Tribute, Great Docs, an Oscar Contender and More (CLIPS)

    Between its two weekends, CAAMFest adheres to a civilized program of evening screenings that begin at 6 pm or later and encourage you to see one or two movies an evening. Here's what I caught during the festival's closing weekend.

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    San Francisco International Film Fest Selects Opening and Closing Night Films

    Now in its 57th year, the storied San Francisco International Film Festival has selected its opening and closing night films.

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    Magnetic Fields Frontman Stephin Merritt Will Return to SF International Film Fest

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    San Francisco CAAMFEST 2014 Highs and Lows, from Food Porn to Mock Docs and More

    The SF Bay Area's venerable Asian American Film Festival re-branded itself several years ago as the snappier (if somewhat more opaque) CAAMFest, referencing both its parent organization, the Center for Asian American Media, and its expansion to include music, art, and food-oriented events, as well a...

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    Richard Linklater to Be Feted at San Francisco International Film Festival

    Richard Linklater is on a roll. Oscar-nominated earlier this year for the "Before Midnight" screenplay and currently traveling the festival circuit with his revered new film "Boyhood," the prolific writer/director will receive the prestigious Founder's Directing Award from the San Francisco Internat...

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