VIDEO: RACHEL ROSEN ON 59th SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

The 59th San Francisco International Film Festival starts today and continues till May 5, 2016. We sat down to speak with Rachel Rosen, director of programming at San Francisco Film Society to find out about the highlights of this year’s festival.

The opening night film today is director  Whit Stillman’s sharply funny film LOVE & FRIENDSHIP with Kate Beckinsale in the lead role. The film is based on a Jane Austen novel.

This year’s festival has are over 170 films that include features, shorts and documentaries. Guests at this year’s festival include Academy winner Tom McCarthy, Coen Brothers, Mira Nair, Kate Beckinsale, Whit Stillman, Stephen Fry and others.

For program and ticket information on the 59th San Francisco International Film Festival go here.

 

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