Welcome to the School of Cinema

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

Jonas Rivera delivers the keynote speech at SF State’s 2016 Commencement at AT&T Park in San Francisco. Photo by Gino de Grandis.

Alum Jonas Rivera Wins Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film

Jonas Rivera delivers the keynote speech at SF State’s 2016 Commencement at AT&T Park in San Francisco. Photo by Gino de Grandis.

Documentary & Experimental Spring Classes Open! Enroll Now!

Dear Cinema Students,

These two production classes currently have low enrollment, and we are looking for a few more interested students to keep it on the schedule for Spring 2020.

Oscar nominees at SF State

Oscar nominees at SF State

In our on-going involvement with the most important filmmakers of our time, the School of Cinema hosted directors Tamara Kotevska and Ljubomir Stefanov on October 30 in...

Events

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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