As the 56th San Francisco Film Festival draws to a close, this year’s award winners have been announced gaining prestige and over $70,000 in prizes.
Early on in 42, the Jackie Robinson biopic written and directed by Brian Helgeland (Robin Hood, Green, L.A. Confidential), Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford), the co-owner and general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, delivers the first of many cringe-worthy lines: “A black man in white baseball.”
For 56 years and counting, the San Francisco International Film Festival has been presenting the world’s most innovative film to the Bay Area. It’s time to gear up for the newest installment beginning April 25 through May 9.
Every year, thousands of hopeful high-school seniors send in applications to their respective colleges of choice. Some of those high-school seniors aim high, applying to Ivy League universities, less, of course, for their love of knowledge than the economic opportunities that an Ivy League education graduates.