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

Professor Johnny Symons’ ‘Out Run’ inspires at international film fests

“A working-class citizen becoming a political leader for the people” may sound like an overdone movie plot, but “a middle-class transgender woman running for Congress as head of the world’s first L

To All Cinema Students:

The School of Cinema has arranged for the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services, Derethia Duval, to lead a support session for any students affected by the tragedy of the Ghost Ship fir

In Memoriam

The School of Cinema was shocked and saddened to learn that one of our former students, Donna Kellogg, died in the Ghost Ship fire in Oakland last weekend.


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