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.

News & Announcements

1st of Cinematography Master Class Series!

SFSU School of Cinema is proud to present Nancy Schreiber, ASC, the first guest in our Master Class series this Friday, Sept. 2 in the Coppola Theater from 1p-4p.

Joe McBride contributed to the new Orson Welles and John Ford Blu-rays, which are about to be released.

John Ford's lovely silent Western 3 BAD MEN (the best of his extant silent films) is out tomorrow on the Kino Lorber Blu-ray with Joe McBride’s audio commentary. On Aug.


Friday, September 23, 2016 to Saturday, September 24, 2016
San Francisco State University
Friday, September 09, 2016 to Saturday, October 08, 2016
Sunday, May 01, 2016 to Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Peace Officer still
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Fine Arts Building, Coppola Theatre
Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Fine Arts Building, Coppola Theatre