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SF 360: SFIFF50-philes

SF 360: SFIFF50-philes

Just a week out of the 50th San Francisco International Film Festival press conference, and the buzz has already had a chance to build. SF360.org checked in with a few friends in the San Francisco filmmaking scene to see what they’re looking forward to in the 50th edition. Big winners: Guy Maddin‘s “Brand Upon the Brain!” and, of course, the live and in-person tribute to Spike Lee, who — as Strand Releasing‘s Marcus Hu reminds us — returns to the Bay Area to receive his Film Society Directing Award in spite of the fact the projector broke during the premiere of “She’s Gotta Have It” at the SFIFF more than 20 years ago. Susan Gerhard reports.

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