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Reporters got to interview directors and filmmakers at the kick off event.

A look into the upcoming San Diego Latino Film Festival

by Ryan Hardison, Staff Writer // March 3, 2020

Less than 20 miles from the U.S.-Mexico border in Barrio Logan, the San Diego Latino Film Festival kicked off with a celebration of filmmaking at Border...

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Studio Ghibli will release its classic films on HBO Max this spring

Studio Ghibli will release its classic films on HBO Max this spring

by Juniper Perkins, Staff Writer // January 29, 2020

“Spirited Away,” “My Neighbor Totoro” and “Howl’s Moving Castle” — what do these films have in common? They all come from the critically...

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Tijuana in December 2018, during the filming of

Filmmaker speaks about upcoming documentary on border city violence

by Nathan Godderis, Staff Writer // March 20, 2019

On Thursday, March 14, San Diego State hosted documentary filmmaker Charlie Minn to talk about his upcoming movie “Stuck in Tijuana” and raise awareness...

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Guilty pleasure classic films don't always hold up over time

Guilty pleasure classic films don’t always hold up over time

by Lauren J. Mapp, Senior Staff Writer // March 20, 2019

Cinephiles like myself love watching classic films that have been deemed quintessential to mainstream, American culture. For hours on end, I have snacked...

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Accomplished Israeli screenwriter spends semester teaching at SDSU

Accomplished Israeli screenwriter spends semester teaching at SDSU

by Ronald Penh, Staff Writer // March 14, 2019

Accomplished Israeli screenwriter Ronit Weiss-Berkowitz began teaching at San Diego State for the spring 2019 semester under the Visiting Israeli Artists...

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Photo courtesy of @DarlaKAnderson on Twitter.

SDSU alumnus signs multi-year contract with Netflix

by Daniel Guerrero, Staff Writer // March 13, 2019

Golden Globe and Academy Awarding winning San Diego State alumna Darla Anderson has signed a multi-year deal contract with Netflix where she will work...

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Filmmaker Stephen Most speaks during a panel after a screening of “Wilder than Wild” on Feb. 12.

Wildfire documentary screens at SDSU

by Lauren J. Mapp, Senior Staff Writer // February 20, 2019

When the Rim Fire in Tuolumne County became fully contained in September 2013, it was on record as the third largest fire in California’s state history,...

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Erin Martinez, Ross Graham and Isabella Mangione work behind the scenes of “Alone Together.”

Valentine’s Day Film Festival spreads love on campus

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Staff Writer // February 20, 2019

Despite the dreary weather outside, San Diego State’s Don Powell Theatre warmed up with the sound of laughter and the feeling of love on Feb. 14. Once...

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Film students explore sexism in surfing with upcoming documentary

Film students explore sexism in surfing with upcoming documentary

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Staff Writer // November 28, 2018

Surfing is having a #MeToo moment. Senior production majors Jenna Castillo and Somer Myers are capturing it in real time in a new documentary “Grace...

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Campus Movie Fest returns to SDSU

Campus Movie Fest returns to SDSU

by Stephan Early, Staff Writer // November 16, 2018

Campus Movie Fest returned to San Diego State for the tenth installment of a week’s worth of storyboarding, filming, editing and premiering student-made...

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“The Den” director Guillermo Areizaga said the script was reworked to make a deadline.

Student horror film puts a twist on a witch hunt

by Brenden Tuccinardi, Staff Writer // November 14, 2018

Students in San Diego State’s television, film and new media studies program premiered their short horror films in front of a sold-out audience at the...

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“Split Ends,” a short horror film, was inspired by an old barbershop in Pacific Beach.

Alumni film ‘Split Ends’ makes third appearance at SDSU’s Halloween film festival

by Nathan Godderis, Contributor // November 7, 2018

At San Diego State’s 2018 Halloween film festival, a range of films created by students were displayed for the audience. Films ranging from horror to...

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