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Sex work doesn’t devalue people

Reid Cammack

May 10, 2016

My family’s 2006 calendar hung in the kitchen next to the fridge. It was a NASCAR calendar, the same one we get every year. The days were marked with special events for church, birthdays and the first day of school. In the mid...

Oscar nominees spark strong opinions amongst cinema students and faculty

Jeremy Porr

February 3, 2016

This year’s Academy Awards nominations were greeted with a large amount of controversy after it was revealed that every actor and actress that received a major nomination was white. #OscarsStillSoWhite began trending o...

On-screen romance projects incorrect representation

Kalani Ruidas

March 31, 2015

A friend and I recently happened upon John Green’s novel-made-film, "The Fault In Our Stars," while looking for something to watch on TV. I tried to sit quietly through the movie's cheesy dialogue, but after a few minutes...

Latinos spend most at cinema, but least represented on screens

Jonathan Ramos

December 3, 2013

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. Four guys enter a dark movie theater: a Salvadoran, a Brazilian, a Persian and a Japanese guy. Their median age is 27 and they’ve just paid $40 to see the latest Judi Dench flick “Philomena.” They...

Cinema alum discusses Hollywood screenwriting career with students

Nelson Amaya

November 12, 2013

Before his career as a Hollywood screenwriter, there was once a time when SF State alumnus Anthony Peckham's most interesting job was to refile an entire room at the Pacific Stock Exchange. "The previous clerk had not believ...

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