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

2021 Valediction Statements

We want to congratulate our upcoming School of Cinema graduates!  Enjoy a compilation of words the graduates shared with us.

Spring 2022: Approved In-Person Courses

The following courses have been granted exceptions and will meet face-to-face January 24 through February 14.

Criterion Channel Honors Alumnus Filmmaker Arthur Dong with Retrospective

A short documentary that filmmaker Arthur Dong (B.A., ’82) made while studying Cinema at San Francisco State University is getting a new life and a bit of a face-lift.


Response to COVID-19