Filmmakers David Siegel and Scott McGehee, who met at UC Berkeley, never have compromised, releasing just five films in 20 years, including “Suture,” “The Deep End,” “Bee Season” and “Uncertainty.”
Their latest film, the intelligent, heartbreaking “What Maisie Knew,” which opened this year’s San Francisco International Film Festival and gets its theatrical release this week, displays the same high quality. Read More
“Queen of Versailles” documentary star David Siegel is of course suing the filmmaker for making him look bad by actually filming him and then releasing it. His lawyers are trying every tack, but the latest strategy seems to be attacking his own son Richard. Read More
Under the guidance of its new executive director Ted Hope, the 56th annual San Francisco International Film Festival promises to be an exciting affair.
Opening April 25, the 15-day event hosts 95 feature films and full-length documentaries and 63 shorts.
The 2013 lineup, announced Tuesday, is dedicated to the memory of George Gund III, longtime board chairman of the San Francisco Film Society, the festival’s parent organization, who died in January. Read More
The man whose life with his wife was the focus of the documentary “The Queen of Versailles” has had his defamation lawsuit against the filmmakers thrown out, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Read More