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Welcome to DocFilm at SF State

DocFilm works to make San Francisco State University and the Greater Bay Area a center for excellence in documentary film production, culture and research. DocFilm functions as a hub to and from which filmmakers, scholars and entrepreneurs can move as they pursue their projects at all stages of development.

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Cinema by the Bay

Fri, Nov 22, 2013 4:00pm


Film Festival Poster

The 2013 edition of Cinema by the Bay opens with Mitchell Altieri’s gothic drama Holy Ghost People and includes a scintillating selection of dynamic new work by established and emerging filmmakers.

DocFilm in the News

Professor Jesse Moss's film, "The Overnighters," was selected for the 30th Annual Sundance Festival.

December 11, 2013

The New York Times reports: "Documentaries are one of Sundance’s strengths... One of the most notable comes from Jesse Moss, known for the 2003 film “Speedo,” a look at the world of demolition derbies. In his new film, “The Overnighters,” Mr. Moss examines a pastor’s efforts to help roughnecks working in North Dakota oil fields." Congrats to Professor Moss. For those of you that have not yet met him, he's one of our new documentary film hires.

Read the article here.

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