Amusing Tales from 50 Years of Film: What Has Changed

Friday, May 14, 2021, 5:00 pm to 6:15 pm
Steven Kovacs and another person in a conversation

Cinema Professor Steven Kovacs will talk about Paris, Hollywood and the ways movies have changed. This event will be a farewell toast in his honor after three decades at SF State. Q&A with Cinema Professor Joseph McBride. Introduction by Cinema Professor and Director Celine Parreñas Shimizu. Free.

Steven Kovacs

Steven Kovacs started as a film historian writing a book on surrealist film. While teaching at Stanford University, he co-produced the documentary “Arthur and Lillie,” for which he received an Academy Award nomination. He worked as head of production at Roger Corman’s New World Pictures. Kovacs has written, directed and produced a number of features including “The Lady in Red,” “On the Line,” “’68” and “Angel Blue.” He was invited to chair SF State’s Cinema Department in 1990 and has taught there ever since. Kovacs’ latest film, “High as a Kite,” premiered in April at the International Ocean Film Festival.

Online (Zoom)
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