Welcome to the School of Cinema

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Welcome to the School of Cinema

Founded amid the political activism and artistic experimentation of the 1960s, the School of Cinema continues to celebrate cinematic expressions that challenge social and artistic norms.

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News & Announcements

School of Cinema Remote Office Hours During the COVID-19 Closure

Dear School of Cinema Community:

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the School of Cinema facilities will be closed beginning on March 16, 2020.

Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 public health emergency is an unprecedented public health crisis.

Three $50,000 prizes for immigrant filmmakers from the Vilcek Foundation [deadline June 10]

The Vilcek Foundation currently seeks young foreign-born applicants for the 2021 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Filmmaking - from now until June 10, 2020 at 5pm EST.


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Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Creative Arts Building, Knuth Hall
Friday, December 06, 2019
Coppola Theater, School of Cinema, SFSU
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Thursday, October 17, 2019
Humanities Bldg. Room 304, SFSU