How did Kink.com make it to the Mission? How did "Straight Outta Hunters Point" get out of Hunters Point? How did the Roxie get saved? How, exactly, does the San Francisco Film Commission lure production companies to the City? And just how many celebrity marriages can the SF International Asian American Film Festival claim credit for? Your chance to find out is closing in: Sunday, 1 p.m., House 2, Sundance Cinemas Kabuki, where SF’s most relevant protagonists in film production, distribution and exhibition spin their stories. Featured: Stefanie Coyote, San Francisco Film Commission, Kevin Epps, "Straight Outta Hunters Point," Allyce Bess, Roxie Film Center, Chi-hui Yang, SF International Asian American Film Festival, and Lisett Barcellos, Kink.com. Moderated by the San Francisco Chronicle’s Eve Batey, formerly of SFist. More info at SFIFF50.
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