Magazine article Screen International

San Francisco International Film Festival Unveils 2016 Line-Up

Magazine article Screen International

San Francisco International Film Festival Unveils 2016 Line-Up

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Organisers at the San Francisco Film Society (SFFS) announced on Tuesday the complete line-up and said that from April 20, members will be able to stream select films and Filmmakers360-supported projects on the SFFS website and app via the Online Screening Room.

Festival selections include the Coen Brothers' Blood Simple, Jason Bateman's The Family Fang, Maggie's Plan, and the documentary Weiner, about disgraced congressman Anthony Weiner's comeback run for the mayor of New York.

This year's Irving M. Levin Directing Award will be presented to Mira Nair, who will participate in an on-stage discussion followed by a first look at footage from her upcoming film Queen Of Katwe starring Lupita Nyong'o and David Oyelowo, and a screening of Monsoon Wedding.

Pulitzer-winning film and cultural critic Wesley Morris will address the subject of race in this year's State of Cinema Address in an analysis of the "secret radicalisation" of Sidney Poitier. …

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