GUESTS


Name   Year   Film  


Comments:

Comments:

Costa-Gavras

Comments:

A. Deshe

Comments:

Aaron Augenblick

Comments:

Aaron Chiang

Comments:

Aaron Lubarsky

Comments:

Aaron Proctor

Comments:

Aaron Van Borek

Comments:

Abbas Kiarostami

Comments: Kurosawa Award recipient.

  • 2000, Close-Up, Director

Abdellatif Kechiche

Comments:

Abel Ferrara

Comments:

Abraham Polonsky

Comments: Celebrated as one of the Unvanquished.

Adam Brodie

Comments:

Adam Curtis

Comments: POV Award recipient 2005.

Adam McArthur

Comments:

Adam Trese

Comments:

Adam Wolfensohn

Comments:

Ademir Kenovic

Comments:

Adi Barash

Comments:

Aditya Assarat

Comments:

Adoor Gopalakrishnan

Comments:

Adrian Belic

Comments:

Adrienne Mancia

Comments: Mel Novikoff Award recipient.

  • 1998

Agnès Varda

Comments: Appeared for An Afternoon with Agnès Varda in 1986.

Agnieszka Holland

Comments:

Aidan Quinn

Comments:

Akira Kurosawa

Comments: First recipient of Kurosawa Award in 1986.

  • 1986

Aktan Abdikalikov

Comments:

Al Brodax

Comments:

Alain Corneau

Comments:

Alain Tasma

Comments:

Alaissa Collins

Comments:

  • 2000, Legacy, Film subject

Alan Abel

Comments:

Alan Berliner

Comments:

Alan Franey

Comments: Vancouver Film Festival director.

  • 1996
  • 1994
  • 1993
  • 1992

Alan J. Pakula

Comments: Accepted the David O. Selznick Memorial Silver Laurel Award on the behalf of Pier Paolo Pasolini for the film The Gospel According to Saint Matthew.

  • 1966

Alan Jacobs

Comments:

Alan Rudolph

Comments:

Alan Taylor

Comments:

Albert Johnson

Comments: Juror, as film critic for Sight and Sound. Festival Board Program Director

  • 1958

Alberto Arvelo

Comments:

Alberto Barbera

Comments: SKYY Prize juror.

  • 2002

Alberto Durant

Comments:

Alec Guinness

Comments: Attended tribute in his honor, Opening Night, October 10: clips program at Palace of Fine Arts, followed by black-tie dinner at the St. Francis Hotel. The following afternoon there was another film clips program, this one with Q&A.

  • 1979

Alejandro de Valera

Comments:

Aleksandar Manic

Comments:

Aleksandar Petrovic

Comments:

Aleksandr Askoldov

Comments:

Alex Baum

Comments:

Alex da Silva

Comments:

Alex Gibney

Comments:

Alex Lasheras

Comments:

Alex North

Comments: Famous Hollywood composer attended Opening Night. He wrote score for The Sound and the Fury (1959), a Jerry Wald-produced film.

  • 1959

Alex Rivera

Comments:

Alex van Warmerdam

Comments:

  • 2004, Grimm, Director

Alexander Galin

Comments:

Alexander Karaganov

Comments: Soviet film critic; member of 1960 Festival jury.

  • 1960

Alexander Stuart

Comments:

Alexandra Adams

Comments: Before 2007, credited as Alexandra Hontalas-Adams.

Alexandra Hontales-Adams

Comments: Also credited as Alexandra Adams.

Alexandra Pelosi

Comments:

Alexandra Stewart

Comments:

Alexandra White

Comments:

Alexandre Charlet

Comments:

Alexei Gherman

Comments:

Alexey Perevoshchikov

Comments:

Alfonso "Al" Alvarez

Comments:

Alfre Woodard

Comments:

Ali Aboawwad

Comments:

Ali Kazimi

Comments:

Alice Braga

Comments:

Alice Nellis

Comments: 2000 Skyy Prize winner. 2001 Skyy Prize juror.

  • 2001

Alice Ray

Comments:

Alice Shih

Comments: Member of the FIPRESCI Prize jury.

  • 2007

Alicia Scherson

Comments:

  • 2006, Play, Director

Alison Lohman

Comments:

Alison Maclean

Comments:

  • 1993, Crush, Director

Alison Murray

Comments:

Alissa Simon

Comments: SKYY Prize juror 2001.

  • 2001

Allan Francovich

Comments:

Allen Baron

Comments: New Directors series.

Allison Anders

Comments:

Allison Shigo

Comments:

Amanda Micheli

Comments: GGA juror 2006.

  • 2006

Amanda Veith

Comments: Seminar: Short Films on the Web.

  • 2000

Amar Kanwar

Comments:

  • 1999, A Season Outside, Director

Amir Karakulov

Comments:

Amir Muhammad

Comments:

Amir Naderi

Comments:

Amy Bucher

Comments:

  • 2007, A Walk to Beautiful , Codirector

Amy Hicks

Comments:

  • 2006, Suspended 2, Director

Amy Madigan

Comments: FSAN presenter, attended with spouse Ed Harris in 2006.

  • 2006

Amy Tan

Comments: Attended Opening Night.

  • 1995

Amy Ziering Kofman

Comments:

Ana Cristina Fernández

Comments:

Anand Patwardhan

Comments:

Anastasia King

Comments:

Anatoly Valuzhentch

Comments: Representative of the Soviet Embassy in Washington.

Andre de Toth

Comments:

Andre Morgan

Comments:

Andrea Ferreol

Comments:

Andreas Herder

Comments:

Andrei Konchalovsky

Comments: Attended Opening Night.

  • 1979

Andrei Slabakovf

Comments:

Andrei Tarkovsky

Comments:

Andrej Sheleznjakov

Comments:

Andrés Waissbluth

Comments:

Andrew Baxter

Comments:

Andrew Gilbert

Comments:

Andrew Lin

Comments:

Andrew Morreale

Comments:

Andrew Morton

Comments: Director in attendance.

  • 1961

Andrew Repasky-McElhinney

Comments:

  • 2002, A Chronicle of Corpses, Director

Andrew Sarris

Comments: At Festival to receive Mel Novikoff Award.

  • 1993

Andrew Stanton

Comments: Appeared at the screening of Fog City Mavericks at the Castro Theatre, April 29, 2007.

Andrey Osipov

Comments:

Andrey Paounov

Comments:

Andrucha Waddington

Comments:

Andrzej Fidyk

Comments:

Andrzej Jakimowski

Comments:

Andrzej Zulawski

Comments:

Andy Cohn

Comments:

Andy García

Comments:

Andy Lau

Comments:

Andy Malcolm

Comments:

Andy Schocken

Comments:

Andy Warhol

Comments:

  • 1972, Heat, Producer

Angel Aviles

Comments:

Anita Monga

Comments: Novikoff Award recipient.

  • 2005

Anja Breien

Comments:

  • 1986, Wives, Director

Anjelica Huston

Comments: Attended screening of Janis in 1974; 1991 recipient of Piper-Heidsieck Award.

  • 1974

Ann Hui

Comments:

Ann Martin

Comments: GGA juror.

  • 2005

Ann-Margret

Comments: Subject of a tribute.

Anna Boden

Comments:

Anna Malkin

Comments:

Anne Flournoy

Comments:

Anne Makepeace

Comments:

Anne Thompson

Comments: Interviewed Milos Forman onstage for Directing Award 2004.

  • 2004

Annelie Thorndike

Comments: Appeared for a tribute to her and her husband Andrew’s documentaries.

Annelise Wunderlich

Comments:

Annette Bening

Comments: 1997 Peter J. Owens Award. 2002 accompanied Warren Beatty.

  • 1997, The Grifters, Actor
  • 2002

Annie Sundberg

Comments:

Annie Tresgot

Comments:

Anselmo Duarte

Comments:

Ansgar Vogt

Comments: GGA juror.

  • 2006

Anthony Drazan

Comments:

Anthony Mackie

Comments:

Anthony Mattea

Comments:

Anthony Quinn

Comments:

Anthony Wall

Comments:

Antoine Ohanessian

Comments:

  • 2005, The Boys of Baraka , Assistant camera

Antonio Vidal Aguilar

Comments:

Arben Tasellari

Comments:

Ari Gold

Comments:

  • 1996, Loot, Director

Ariane Kah

Comments:

  • 1998

Arianné Ulmer Cipes

Comments:

Aristomenis Tsirbas

Comments:

Arlene Dahl

Comments: Actress gave an award at the 9th Annual San Francisco International Film Festival in 1965.

  • 1965

Armand Assante

Comments:

Armistead Maupin

Comments: Attended Opening Night.

  • 1990

Arnaud Desplechin

Comments:

Arnie Reisman

Comments:

Aron Ranon

Comments: Adult advisor for Bus 24: The Diversity Bus.

Arthur Freed

Comments: President of the Academy and apart of the Hollywood Advisory Comittee for the festival. Honored in 1966 Craft of Cinema retrospective.

  • 1963
  • 1964
  • 1966

Arthur Knight

Comments: Film As Art competition juror 1963. Attended as journalist for Saturday Review 1964.

  • 1958
  • 1963
  • 1964

Arthur Mayer

Comments: New York fim distributor in attendance.

  • 1961

Arthur Peleshian

Comments: Subject of a tribute in 1991.

  • 1991, We, Director

Arthur Penn

Comments: Subject of a 1971 tribute. Akira Kurosawa Award recipient in 1996.

Arthur Yee

Comments:

Artie Shaw

Comments: Appeared in person and conducted a concert after the screening.

Arto Koskinen

Comments:

Artur Aristakisian

Comments: Satyajit Ray Award recipient.

  • 1994, Palms, Director

Arturo Ripstein

Comments: 1999 recipient of the Akira Kurosawa Award.

Arup Guhathakurta

Comments:

Ascención Serrano

Comments:

  • 1998

Asger Leth

Comments:

Ash Bowie

Comments: Musician with Superchunk accompanied A Page of Madness.

  • 2002

Ashlyn Perri

Comments:

Aslihan Unaldi

Comments:

  • 2006, Razan, Director

Atef Hetata

Comments:

Atom Egoyan

Comments:

Attila Janisch

Comments:

Audie Bock

Comments: Interpreter for Akira Kurosawa in 1986.

  • 1986

August Coppola

Comments: Festival Board Member 1986

Auraeus Solito

Comments:

Aurore Clément

Comments:

Ava Sadripour

Comments:

Axel Corti

Comments:

Aymara Rovera

Comments:

Aysin Karaduman

Comments:

  • 2007, A Walk to Beautiful , Associate Producer

B.Z. Goldberg

Comments:

Babak Payami

Comments:

Bahman Farmanara

Comments:

Bai Ling

Comments:

  • 2002, Face, Actress

Baltasar Kormákur

Comments:

Barbara Carrera

Comments: Attended Opening Night with Merv Griffin.

  • 1976

Barbara Gale

Comments: Stockard Channing’s manager.

  • 2001

Barbara Kopple

Comments:

Barbara Loden

Comments: Mrs. Elia Kazan.

  • 1970, Wanda, Director, Actor

Barbara London

Comments:

Barbara Parker

Comments:

Barbara Rush

Comments: Actress attended the Festival.

  • 1962

Barbara Sonneborn

Comments:

Barbara Steele

Comments:

Barbet Schroeder

Comments:

Barbra Streisand

Comments: Accepted the Samuel Goldwyn Award for Funny Girl with producer Ray Stark, which was given out before the screening of The Touchables.

  • 1968

Barnaby Conrad

Comments: Golden Gate juror.

  • 1959

Barry Stone

Comments:

Bassek ba Kobhio

Comments:

Beeban Kidron

Comments:

Behrooz Hashemian

Comments:

Behrouz Vossoughi

Comments: Attended with Abbas Kiaorostami in 2000. Subject of The Unvanquished in 2001.

  • 2000

Bela Tarr

Comments:

Belinda Man

Comments: GGA shorts juror in 2006 and 2007.

  • 2006
  • 2007

Belkacem Hadjadj

Comments:

Ben Piazza

Comments:

Ben Prusiner

Comments:

Ben Sombogaart

Comments:

Bence Nanay

Comments: FIPRESCI juror 2004.

  • 2004

Benedek Fliegauf

Comments:

Benedictine M. Orvung

Comments:

Benjamin Brand

Comments:

Benjamin Bratt

Comments: Presented Taylor Hackford the Film Society Directing Award in 2005.

  • 2002
  • 2005

Benjamin Tucek

Comments:

Benno Fürmann

Comments:

Bent Hamer

Comments:

Bernard Blancan

Comments:

Bernard Menez

Comments:

Bernardo Bertolucci

Comments: Subject of a tribute.

  • 1979

Berry Minott

Comments:

Bert Haanstra

Comments:

Bert Schneider

Comments:

Bertha Bay-sa Pan

Comments:

  • 2002, Face, Director

Bertha Landers

Comments: Film as Communication juror.

  • 1963

Bertrand Delanoë

Comments: Mayor of Paris was given the key to the city on Opening Night by S.F. Mayor Gavin Newsom.

  • 2006

Bertrand Tavernier

Comments: Received Novikoff Award in 1995 on behalf of the Institut Lumière.

Bess Heitner

Comments:

Beth Custer

Comments:

Betsy Bayha

Comments:

Bette Davis

Comments: 1969 tribute.

Beverly Sills

Comments: Appeared at Opening Night

  • 1971

Bibi Andersen

Comments:

  • 1994, Kika, Actor

Bibiana Beglau

Comments:

Bill Basquin

Comments: Panelist in 2006.

  • 2006

Bill Brodie

Comments:

Bill Cosby

Comments: Master of Ceremonies on Opening Night, 1970.

  • 1970

Bill Couturié

Comments:

Bill Griffith

Comments: Cartoonist (Zippy the Pinhead) attended Crumb on Opening Night.

  • 1995

Bill Jersey

Comments: Subject of a tribute—Bill Jersey: The Art of Reality.

Bill Krohn

Comments: GGA Grand Prize juror.

  • 2002

Bill Lee

Comments: Spike Lee’s father.

Bill Morrison

Comments:

Bill Paxton

Comments:

Bill Siegel

Comments:

Bill Walsh

Comments: Attended Dream for an Insomniac on Opening Night.

  • 1996

Bing Crosby

Comments: Film Industry Advisor for the Festival Board 1965. Appeared at Leo McCarey retrospective in 1965 (McCarey was ill and didn\'t attend), at which Going My Way was screened. Introduced Gene Kelly at Opening Night in 1968.

  • 1968

Bjoern Melhus

Comments:

Bob Ostertag

Comments:

Bob Smeaton

Comments:

Bob Zagone

Comments:

Bohdan Sláma

Comments:

Bola Sete

Comments: Attended, played at party.

  • 1961

Bong Joon-Ho

Comments:

Bonni Cohen

Comments:

Bonnie Hunt

Comments: Presented Peter J. Owens Award to Robin Williams.

  • 2007

Boro Draskovic

Comments:

Borys Lanskosz

Comments:

  • 2002, Evolution, Director

Bourlem Guerdjou

Comments:

Boz Scaggs

Comments: Attended Opening Night.

  • 1978

Brad Bird

Comments: State of Cinema Address presenter in 2005. Appeared at the screening of Fog City Mavericks at the Castro Theatre, April 29, 2007.

  • 2005

Brad Cerf

Comments:

Brad Davis

Comments:

Brandon Schaeffer

Comments:

Brenda Kovrig

Comments:

Brenda Vaccaro

Comments: Attendee in 1974; Actress attended 1975 Opening Night Party at the Hyatt Regency.

  • 1974
  • 1975

Brendan Bellomo

Comments:

Brendan Gill

Comments: Prominent writer for New Yorker magazine

  • 1966

Brent Renaud

Comments:

Brett Simon

Comments:

Brian Gilbert

Comments:

  • 1998, Wilde, Director

Brian Harding

Comments:

Brian Hubbard

Comments:

  • 2004, Savior, Cinematographer

Brian Jamieson

Comments: Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures

  • 2001

Brian McArthur

Comments:

Brian Steidle

Comments:

Brigitte Berg

Comments: Les Documents Cinématographiques.

  • 2001

Brigitte Fossey

Comments:

Brit Marling

Comments:

Bruce Beresford

Comments:

Bruce Conner

Comments:

Bruce Sinofsky

Comments:

Bruce Sweeney

Comments:

Bruce Vanderhoff

Comments: Hair and makeup artist accompanying Cyd Charisse.

  • 2004

Bruce Weber

Comments:

Bruno Dumont

Comments:

Bruno Wintzell

Comments: Attended Opening Night screening of The Odessa File with date Goldie Hawn at the 1974 SFIFF.

  • 1974

Bryan Brown

Comments: Accepted a GGA on behalf of David Bradbury for his film Public Enemy Number One.

  • 1981

Buck Henry

Comments: Attended screening of Janis.

  • 1974

Budd Boetticher

Comments:

  • 1968, Arruza, Director, producer, screenwriter

Budd Moss

Comments:

  • 2004, Charisse agent

Burt Lancaster

Comments: Subject of a tribute October 14, 1976.

  • 1976

Busby Berkeley

Comments: Honored in The American Director series in 1965.

Cade Bursell

Comments:

  • 1999, Jump, Director
  • 2001, Skate, Director

Caitlin Wells

Comments:

Caleb Sampson

Comments: Member of Alloy Orchestra, which provided live musical accompaniment.

Cameron Macauley

Comments: Film as Communication juror.

  • 1963

Camila Guzmán Urzúa

Comments:

Camille Servan-Schreiber

Comments:

Candice Bergen

Comments: Attended the gala premiere of her film Rich and Famous the day before Opening Night at the 1981 festival. Attended Opening Night in 1990 with husband Louis Malle, director of May Fools.

  • 1990

Caoimhe Doyle

Comments:

Carl Foreman

Comments:

  • 1963, The Victors, Director, producer, screenwriter

Carl Hofbauer

Comments: Adult advisor for youth work Phone Cycle.

  • 2004

Carl Peppercorn

Comments: Co-head of Peppercorn-Wormser, Inc. Film Enterprises.

Carl Weathers

Comments: Attended Opening Night tribute to Alec Guinness.

  • 1979

Carla Gugino

Comments:

Carlos Bolado

Comments:

Carmen Policy

Comments: Attended Opening Night world premiere of Dream for an Insomniac.

  • 1996

Carol Burnett

Comments: Attended premiere of La Traviata with Placido Domingo.

  • 1983

Carol Doda

Comments:

  • 1972

Carol Howe

Comments:

  • 1998, Edge City

Carole Langer

Comments:

Caroline Champetier

Comments:

Caroline Muller

Comments: Ceiling

  • 2001

Caroline Roboh

Comments:

Caroline Savage

Comments: GGA juror 2005. GGA Shorts juror 2006.

  • 2005
  • 2006

Caroly Nikolich

Comments: Adult advisor for youth work TechnoPenguin.

  • 2004

Carrie Lozano

Comments: Member of the Golden Gate Awards Shorts jury.

  • 2007

Carroll Baker

Comments: Appeared in person on stage at Opening Night of the 1966 festival

  • 1966

Casey Siemaszko

Comments:

Catherine Breillat

Comments:

Catherine Deneuve

Comments: Attended with Claude Lelouch in 1977. Attended with Truffaut in 1980.

Catherine Keener

Comments:

Cathy Begien

Comments:

Cathy Highland

Comments: Hairdresser for Courteney Cox.

  • 2005

Cathy Lee Crane

Comments:

  • 2002, The Girl from Marseilles, Director

Caveh Zahedi

Comments:

CCH Pounder

Comments:

Cédric Kahn

Comments:

  • 1999, Ennui, Director

Celia Carey

Comments:

Celina Murga

Comments:

Chad McKnight

Comments:

Chad Morgan

Comments:

Chad Toronchuck

Comments:

Chantal Akerman

Comments:

Chantal Latour

Comments: Distributor

  • 2000

Chantal Richard

Comments:

Charles Berling

Comments:

Charles Bronson

Comments: Charles Bronson attended the Peter J. Owens Award Gala honoring Sean Penn, April 21, 1999.

  • 1999

Charles Burnett

Comments:

Charles Eames

Comments:

Charles Vanel

Comments: French actor in attendance.

  • 1958

Charles “Buddy” Rogers

Comments: The star of Wings accompanied his wife, Mary Pickford, in 1960. In 1979 attended Opening Night tribute to Alec Guinness; Retrospective tribute to his wife, Mary Pickford.

  • 1960
  • 1979

Charlie Canfield

Comments:

Charlie Peters

Comments: One of three Opening Night films.

Charlotte Lagarde

Comments:

Charlotte Maillard

Comments:

  • 1997

Charlotte Pryce

Comments:

Charlotte Rampling

Comments:

Chatrichalerm Yukol

Comments:

Cheech Marin

Comments: Attended Peter J. Owens Gala honoring Annette Bening, 1997.

  • 1997, Actor

Cheick Oumar Sissoko

Comments:

Cheik Doukoure

Comments:

Chen Daming

Comments:

Cheryl Dunye

Comments:

Ches Smith

Comments:

  • 2007, Notes to a Toon Underground, Musician

Chiara Mastroianni

Comments:

Chigusa Nagayo

Comments:

Chris Alexander

Comments:

Chris Cohen

Comments: Musician with Deerhoof accompanied screening of Heaven and Earth Magic.

  • 2006

Chris Columbus

Comments: Participated in a Q&A session following the screening of Fog City Mavericks at the Castro Theatre, April 29, 2007.

Chris Cooper

Comments: 2004 Peter J. Owens Award recipient.

Chris Frantz

Comments:

Chris Hegedus

Comments:

Chris Hilton

Comments:

Chris Kennedy

Comments:

Chris Landreth

Comments:

  • 2005, Ryan, Director

Chris Marker

Comments:

Chris Mullington

Comments:

  • 1999, The Health Show: Hemorrhoids, Director

Chris Paine

Comments: Yahoo! GreenWorld Contest juror in 2007.

  • 2007

Chris Petit

Comments:

Chris Rodley

Comments:

Chris Smith

Comments:

Christa Speck

Comments: Actress

  • 1966

Christian Bruno

Comments: Panelist in 2006.

  • 2006

Christian Farrell

Comments: Member of the silt collective.

Christian Tison

Comments:

Christian Valdelièvre

Comments:

Christina Morales

Comments:

Christine Choy

Comments:

Christine Turner

Comments:

Christoph Terhechte

Comments: Member of the SKYY Prize jury.

  • 2007

Christophe Ruggia

Comments:

Christopher Bratton

Comments: GGA shorts juror.

  • 2006

Christopher Arcella

Comments:

  • 2003, Frequency Response-Observations, Director

Christopher Brown

Comments: Part of Random Touch.

Christopher Lee

Comments: Attended Opening Night tribute to Alec Guinness.

  • 1979

Christopher Lloyd

Comments:

Christopher Nolan

Comments: Received the 1998 SKYY Prize for Best First Feature.

Christopher Sheppard

Comments: Spouse of Sally Potter.

  • 2005

Chuck Johnson

Comments: Musician with Superchunk accompanied A Page of Madness.

  • 2002

Chuck Smith

Comments:

Chuck Workman

Comments:

  • 1991, Superstar, Director

Chuleenan Svetvilas

Comments: GGA shorts juror.

  • 2006

Cinda Firestone

Comments: Appeared with her film in the New Directors series.

Claire Clouzot

Comments:

Claire Denis

Comments:

Claire Devers

Comments:

Claire Missanelli

Comments:

Claire Simon

Comments:

Clara Sinta

Comments:

Clare Peploe

Comments: Attended with Michelangelo Antonioni for his tribute in 1968. Attended with Bernardo Bertolucci for his tribute in 1979.

  • 1968
  • 1979

Clark Brigham

Comments:

Claude Chabrol

Comments: Subject of a tribute.

  • 1978

Claude Jarman

Comments: Executive festival Director from 1967 to 1979.

Claude Lelouch

Comments: Subject of a tribute in 1977; attended with Deneuve.

  • 1979, To Us, Director

Claudia Bernardi

Comments:

Claudia Landsberger

Comments: GGA Grand Prize juror in 2002. Programming consultant in 2004.

  • 2002
  • 2004

Claudine Nougaret

Comments:

Clayton Day

Comments:

Clint Eastwood

Comments: He was paid tribute October 15, 1971. 2001 Kurosawa Award.

Colin Goh

Comments:

Coline Serreau

Comments:

Colleen Camp

Comments:

Columba Domínguez

Comments:

Connie Field

Comments:

Conrad Rooks

Comments:

Conroy Chan

Comments:

Cora Miao

Comments: Cora Miao is also married to Wayne Wang.

Corissa Anderson

Comments:

Cosmo Segurson

Comments:

Courteney Cox Arquette

Comments:

Courtney Ott

Comments: Member of the SKYY Prize jury.

  • 2007

Courtney Vance

Comments:

Craig Baldwin

Comments: Presented the Masters of Montage program for the Indelible Images series in 1999.

  • 1999

Craig Lucas

Comments:

Craig Renaud

Comments:

Craig Sheffer

Comments:

Crystal Lowe

Comments:

Cyd Charisse

Comments: Onstage tribute in 2004.

Cynthia McKinney

Comments:

Cyril Magnin

Comments: Was present at the Festival kick-off party at Trader Vic’s Trafalgar Room

  • 1966, other

Cyrus Frisch

Comments:

Czeslaw Milosz

Comments: Nobel laureate attended Commissar screening.

  • 1988

Dagoberto Rodríguez

Comments:

Dalton Trumbo

Comments: Tribute with onstage interview.

  • 1971

Dan Bucatinsky

Comments:

Dan Dixon

Comments:

Dan Katzir

Comments:

Dan Krauss

Comments: GGA juror 2006.

  • 2006

Dan O’Herlihy

Comments: Actor

  • 1966

Dan Perkel

Comments:

Dan Tierney

Comments:

Dana Adam Shapiro

Comments:

Dana Brunetti

Comments:

Dana Rotberg

Comments:

Dane Smith

Comments:

Daniel Alpert

Comments:

Daniel B. Gold

Comments:

Daniel Benzali

Comments: Actor attended the Festival.

  • 2003

Daniel Craig

Comments:

Daniel Díaz Torres

Comments:

Daniel Downey

Comments:

Daniel Ellsberg

Comments: Interviewee in documentary about Vietnam.

Daniel Gelin

Comments: French actor in attendance.

  • 1958

Daniel Handler

Comments: SKYY juror.

  • 2005

Daniel Howard

Comments:

Daniel Petry

Comments:

Daniel Plotnick

Comments: Seminar coordinator.

  • 2002

Daniel Schmid

Comments:

Daniel Talbot

Comments: Recipient of the Novikoff Award.

  • 1988

Daniel Wu

Comments:

Daniel Yu

Comments:

Daniela Thomas

Comments:

Danielle Arbid

Comments:

Danielle Renfrew

Comments:

Danny Bailey

Comments:

Danny DeVito

Comments: 2004 presenter of Directing Award to Milos Forman.

  • 2004

Danny Glover

Comments: Subject of a tribute in 1986. Received Piper-Heidsieck Award in 1993. Participated in panel entitled Picturing Development in conjunction with appearance as Executive Producer of Bamako in 2007. Frequent Festival attendee.

  • 1986
  • 2007, Bamako, Executive Producer/Actor

Darío Grandinetti

Comments:

Darius Milhaud

Comments: Famous composer who was teaching at Mills College; A Festival award was named after him

  • 1962, jury member

Darlene Johnson

Comments:

Darren McGavin

Comments: Attended Opening Night.

  • 1984

Darryl McCane

Comments:

Dave Borthwick

Comments:

Dave Derewlany

Comments:

Dave Gebroe

Comments:

David Ackerman

Comments:

David Arquette

Comments:

David Begelman

Comments: Received special award on Opening Night from Mayor Alioto re: Columbia Pictures Tribute.

  • 1974

David Bolton

Comments:

  • 2003, Hyper, Producer

David Brown

Comments:

David Byrne

Comments: Closing night film in 1984; other Talking Heads members also attended. Appeared at the 1993 Festival to present clips program of Cuban music called Eurrragh! All four Heads in person for 1999 rerelease.

  • 1993

David Chalker

Comments:

David Cohen

Comments:

David D’Arcy

Comments: In 2002, covered the Festival for National Public Radio. In 2003, interviewed Robert Altman onstage. In 2004, interviewed Chris Cooper onstage. In 2006, interviewed Jean-Claude Carrière. Participated in Five-0 storytelling event in 2007.

  • 2002
  • 2003
  • 2004
  • 2005
  • 2006
  • 2007

David Fenkel

Comments: Festival Express distributor.

  • 2004

David Francis

Comments: 2002 Mel Novikoff Award recipient, restoration of Where Are My Children? (1916).

  • 2002

David Friendly

Comments:

David Gladwell

Comments:

David Helpern Jr.

Comments: Appeared onstage with film subjects Lester Cole and Gale Sondergaard.

David Hughes

Comments:

David Ichioka

Comments:

  • 2007, Murch, Director

David Janssen

Comments:

David Jones

Comments:

David Koff

Comments:

David Krumholtz

Comments:

David L. Wolper

Comments: Director tribute October 25.

  • 1973

David Lean

Comments: Subject of a tribute in 1970.

David Leland

Comments:

David Mamet

Comments:

David Niven

Comments:

  • 1959

David Ondrícek

Comments:

David Phillips

Comments:

David Rathod

Comments:

David Robinson

Comments: Novikoff Award recipient.

  • 1996

David Sabin

Comments:

David Sacks

Comments: The Festival Board General Chairman attended the festival in 1966.

  • 1966

David Shapiro

Comments:

  • 2001, Keep the River on Your Right: A Modern Cannibal Tale, Director

David Shepard

Comments: Novikoff Award recipient, showed Cyrano de Bergerac (1925).

  • 2000

David Sherman

Comments:

David Siegel

Comments:

David Sofian

Comments:

David Sterritt

Comments: Juror, Golden Gate Awards Grand Prize, 2000. Interviewed Wernor Herzog onstage for the Film Society Directing Award 2006.

  • 1999
  • 2000
  • 2006

David Thomas

Comments:

David Timoner

Comments:

  • 2004, DIG!, Producer

David Urrutia

Comments:

David Vassar

Comments:

David Williams

Comments:

  • 1998, Thirteen, Director, producer, editor, cinematographer

David Yates

Comments:

Davor Antolic

Comments:

Davor Janjic

Comments:

Deana Jakubiskova

Comments:

Deann Borshay Liem

Comments:

Deborah Hoffman

Comments:

Deborah Rennard

Comments: Spouse of Paul Haggis.

  • 2005

Décio Matos Jr.

Comments:

Deepak Kumaran Menon

Comments:

Delroy Lindo

Comments: Selected Sugar Cane Alley for Indelible Images in 2000. SKYY Prize juror in 2003.

  • 2000
  • 2003

Deni Bonet

Comments:

Denise Iris

Comments:

Dennis Hopper

Comments:

Dennis James

Comments: Musician, Metropolis, 2001. Musician, Orphans of the Storm, 2003.

  • 2001
  • 2003

Dennis Murphy

Comments:

Dennis O’Rourke

Comments:

Denys Arcand

Comments:

Derek Dabkoski

Comments:

Derek Flood

Comments:

Dermot Mulroney

Comments:

Dervis Zaim

Comments: Won Skyy Prize.

Desiree Holman

Comments:

Devon Crosby-Helms

Comments:

Devorah Devries

Comments:

Devorah Herbert

Comments:

Diane Baker

Comments: Attendee

  • 1974

Diane Disney Miller

Comments:

  • 2007

Diane Weipert

Comments:

Dick Fontaine

Comments:

Dierdre Lynch

Comments:

Dieter Schidor

Comments:

Dima El-Horr

Comments:

Dimos Avdeliodis

Comments:

Dina Ciraulo

Comments: GGA panel chair.

  • 2006

Dinah Shore

Comments: She gave out an award at the 9th Annual San Francisco International Film Festival in 1965.

  • 1965

Dmitry Astrakhan

Comments:

Dolissa Medina

Comments:

Dolores Del Rio

Comments: Subject of a tribute in 1981.

Dolores Dorn-Heft

Comments:

Dolores Michaels

Comments: Actress attended Closing Night gala.

  • 1959

Dominic Angerame

Comments: Appeared at the screening of Fog City Mavericks at the Castro Theatre, April 29, 2007.

  • 2007

Dominique Abel

Comments:

Dominique Loreau

Comments:

Dominique Pifarély

Comments: Live musical accompaniment.

Don Francks

Comments:

  • 1966

Don Kleszy

Comments:

  • 2004, Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst, Editor

Don McGlynn

Comments:

Don McKellar

Comments:

Don Montano

Comments: Whatever.

  • 1998

Don Roos

Comments:

Don Was

Comments:

Don White

Comments:

Dona Rotberg

Comments:

Donal Lardner Ward

Comments:

Donald Crombie

Comments:

Donald Krim

Comments: Novikoff Award recipient, Cyrano de Bergerac (1925) was screened.

  • 2000

Donald Richie

Comments: Recipient of the Mel Novikoff Award.

  • 1990

Donatello Dubini

Comments:

Dong Jie

Comments:

Dorothy DeBolt

Comments:

Dorothy McGuire

Comments: Actress presented David O. Selznick Award to (Ms.) Miiko Taka on the behalf of Toshiro Mifune.

  • 1966

Doug Easdon

Comments:

  • 2005, The Boys of Baraka , Technician

Dragos Bogdan Iuga

Comments:

  • 2002, No, Director

Duane Boutte

Comments:

Dusan Makavejev

Comments: Participated in seminar on Eastern European cinema in 1993. Appeared when WR: Mysteries of the Organism was chosen for Indelible Images by Wayne Wang in 1998.

Dustin Hoffman

Comments: Peter J. Owens Award recipient at the 46th San Francisco International Film Festival.

Dyan Cannon

Comments:

Eartha Kitt

Comments: Attended Opening Night.

  • 1977

Ed Ames

Comments: Appeared at Opening Night.

  • 1969

Ed Arentz

Comments: SKYY juror.

  • 2006

Ed Begley

Comments: Attended opening night in 1965.

  • 1965

Ed Harris

Comments: Peter Owens Award recipient in 2006.

Eddie DeBartolo

Comments: Father of the director of Dream for an Insomniac, Tiffanie DeBartolo.

  • 1996

Eddie Money

Comments: Attended Opening Night.

  • 1978

Edie Adams

Comments:

  • 2000

Edie Ichioka

Comments:

  • 2007, Murch, Director

Edmund Elias Merhige

Comments:

  • 1990, Begotten, Director, Screenwriter, Producer

Edna Politi

Comments:

Edouard Luntz

Comments:

Edouard Niermans

Comments:

Eduardo do Coutinho

Comments:

Edward Burns

Comments:

Edward Dmytryk

Comments: Dmytryk grew up in San Francisco, the son of Ukrainian immigrants. Hollywood filmmaker served on Golden Gate jury in 1959. He returned in 1960 to speak on a panel entitled \"The Role of Film in International Cultural Relations.\"

  • 1959
  • 1960

Edward Elliott

Comments:

  • 2005, Wired, Director
  • 2007, Focus, Director

Edward G. Robinson

Comments: Subject of a tribute.

  • 1968

Edward Guthmann

Comments: San Francisco Chronicle film critic conducted onstage interview with Nestor Almendros.

  • 1986

Edward Yang

Comments:

Edwin L. Wilber

Comments: Film as Communication juror.

  • 1963

Eileen Brennan

Comments:

Ekachai Uekrongtham

Comments:

Eko Supriyanto

Comments:

Elaine Meader

Comments:

Elanna Allen

Comments:

Eleanor Coppola

Comments: Attended Opening Night in 1977. Attended party for Anna 1987.

  • 1977
  • 1987

Eleanor Perry

Comments: Subject of a tribute with her husband Frank.

Elem Klimov

Comments: Director of Come and See (SFIFF 1985) and head of the Filmmakers’ Union accepted the Mel Novikoff Award for the Soviet Filmmakers’ Union.

  • 1989

Elena Gordeeva

Comments:

Eli Roth

Comments:

Elia Suleiman

Comments:

Elina Lowensohn

Comments:

Elisabeth Bergner

Comments: Subject of a tribute.

  • 1968

Elisabeth Perceval

Comments:

  • 2001, Pariah, Screenwriter

Elise Pearlstein

Comments:

Eliseo Subiela

Comments:

Elizabeth Adams

Comments:

Elizabeth Barret

Comments:

Elizabeth Daily

Comments: Performed music with fellow musicians which appear in the film Street Music.

Elizabeth Sher

Comments:

Ella Fitzgerald

Comments:

  • 1958

Ellen Bruno

Comments: Chose Lessons of Darkness for Indelible Images in 2000. Her film Satya screened with it.

Ellen Burstyn

Comments:

Ellen Kaiper

Comments:

  • 2001, Life in the Espanola Valley: Fingerboards, Director

Ellen Osborne

Comments:

Ellen Page

Comments:

Ellen Perry

Comments:

Ellen Ugelstad

Comments:

Elliot Edward

Comments:

  • 2007, Focus, Director

Elliott Gould

Comments: Accompanied wife Barbra Streisand as she collected Samuel Goldwyn Award for Funny Girl.

  • 1968

Elliott Stein

Comments: New York film critic.

  • 1999

Elsa Lanchester

Comments:

  • 1960

Elsa Zylberstein

Comments:

Elvis Mitchell

Comments: Interviewed Owens Award recipient Stockard Channing, 2001.

  • 2001
  • 2002

Emanuel Levy

Comments: Golden Gate Awards Juror. SKYY Prize juror 2003.

  • 1998
  • 2003

Emanuele Crialese

Comments: Golden Door was the Opening Night film of the 50th San Francisco International Film Festival. Crialese attended the Castro Theatre screening April 26, 2007 and participated in a Q&A session after the film.

Emiko Omori

Comments: Chose San Soleil for Indelible Images in 1999. Member of the Golden Gate Awards jury in 2007.

  • 2007

Emile de Antonio

Comments:

Emily Goldstein

Comments:

Emily Hubley

Comments:

Emma Thomas

Comments:

Emmanuel Carrère

Comments:

Emmanuel Finkiel

Comments:

Emmanuelle Bercot

Comments:

Enno Patalas

Comments: Presented restored print of Nosferatu in 1987. Novikoff Award recipient 1999.

  • 1987
  • 1999

Enric Folch

Comments:

Eoin Clarke

Comments:

Ephraim Kishon

Comments:

  • 1964, Sallah, Director, screenwriter

Eric Black

Comments:

Eric Escobar

Comments:

Eric Geringas

Comments:

Eric Saks

Comments:

Eric Schaeffer

Comments:

Eric Slade

Comments:

  • 2002, Hope Along the Wind: The Life of Harry Hay , Director

Eric Steel

Comments:

Eric Stoltz

Comments:

Eric Towner

Comments:

Erica Eng

Comments:

Erica Nicotra

Comments:

  • 2005, The Boys of Baraka , Editor

Erica Peng

Comments:

Erich Langjahr

Comments:

Erich Svabik

Comments: Czechlosovakian in attendance with Martin Fric; Accepted the David O. Selznick Memorial Silver Laurel Award on the behalf of Jan Kadar and Elmar Klos for the film The Shop on Main Street.

Erik Pauser

Comments:

Erik Poppe

Comments:

Erik Rosenlund

Comments:

Erin McEnery

Comments:

Erla Skúladóttir

Comments:

Ernest Borgnine

Comments: Attended opening night of the 11th Annual San Francisco International Film Festival in 1967.

  • 1967

Ernest Callenbach

Comments: Founder of Film Quarterly served as Film As Art competition juror.

  • 1963

Ernest Dickerson

Comments: 1991 tribute recipient.

Ernest Hardy

Comments:

  • 1998

Ernest Tidyman

Comments: Screenwriter attended Opening Night tribute to Alec Guinness in 1979.

  • 1979

Ernie Gehr

Comments:

  • 1992, Shift, Director

Errol Morris

Comments:

Esai Morales

Comments:

Esther Anderson

Comments:

Esther Williams

Comments: Subject of a tribute.

  • 2000, Actor

Ethan Hawke

Comments:

Ettore Scola

Comments: Attended Opening Night.

  • 1984

Eugene Burdick

Comments: Famous novelist and writer served as GGA juror

  • 1963

Eugene Hernandez

Comments: 2001 GGA Grand Prize Juror.

  • 2001

Eugene Martin

Comments:

Eva Ilona Brzeski

Comments:

Evan White

Comments:

Eyal Sivan

Comments:

F.R. Crawley

Comments:

  • 1974, Janis, Producer

Fabrice Guez

Comments:

Faith Hubley

Comments: 2000 Persistence of Vision Award recipient.

  • 2000, My Universe Inside and Out, Director

Fanta Regina Nacro

Comments:

Farah Dews

Comments:

Farid Lahoussassa

Comments:

Fatima Jebli Ouazzani

Comments:

Fay Kanin

Comments: Writer, producer, attended Opening Night tribute to Alec Guinness in 1979.

  • 1979

Feiping Chen

Comments: Go for Broke.

  • 2002

Ferde Grofé Jr.

Comments:

Fernando Birri

Comments: 2002 Golden Gate Persistence of Vision Award recipient.

  • 2003

Fernando E. Solanas

Comments:

Fernando Pérez

Comments:

Fielder Cook

Comments: Chose Babette’s Feast for Indelible Images.

  • 2000

Filip Remunda

Comments:

Fina Torres

Comments:

Finn Taylor

Comments:

Florent Herry

Comments:

Flower Goings

Comments: Member of the Golden Gate Awards Shorts jury.

  • 2007

Fons Rademakers

Comments:

Forest Whitaker

Comments: Kurosawa Award presenter to Clint Eastwood.

  • 2001

Frances Fisher

Comments:

Frances Reid

Comments:

Francesca de Sapio

Comments:

Francesco Calogero

Comments:

Francesco Fei

Comments:

  • 2005, Waves, Director

Francesco Rosi

Comments: Subject of a tribute in 1981. In 1997 received Akira Kurosawa Award.

  • 1981, Men Against, Director

Franchot Tone

Comments: Franchot Tone was the emcee for the 1957 SFIFF Opening Night at the Metro Theatre.

Francine Jean-Baptiste

Comments:

  • 2002, Fatma, Producer

Francis Ford Coppola

Comments: Attended Opening Night in 1968. Festival guest in 1971. Subject of a Craft of Cinema tribute in 1972; 1975 recipient of the St. Francis of Assisi Award presented by Mayor Joseph Alioto; award was presented at the Opening Night Party at the Hyatt Regency. Attended screening of Akira Kurosawa’s Kagemusha in 1980. Chose Black God, White Devil for Indelible Images in 1997.

  • 1968
  • 1971
  • 1975
  • 1980
  • 1981
  • 1997
  • 2001

Francisco Vargas

Comments:

Franck Nouchi

Comments: Accepted Novikoff Award on behalf of Cahiers du Cinéma.

  • 2001

Franco Cancellieri

Comments:

Franco Pesci

Comments: The Roman architect escorted his wife, actress Virna Lisi to the festival in 1965.

Franco Zeffirelli

Comments: Opening Night film.

François Cluzet

Comments:

  • 1999, The Swindler, Actor

François Couturier

Comments: Live musical accompaniment

François Truffaut

Comments: Attended 1973 retrospective tribute to his work with Jacqueline Bisset. Attended the screening of The Last Metro in 1980 with Catherine Deneuve.

François Villiers

Comments: Brother of Jean-Pierre Aumont.

Françoise Etchegaray

Comments:

Françoise Lamy

Comments:

Françoise Romand

Comments: Juror, SKYY Prize, 2000.

  • 2000

Frank Borzage

Comments: Famous Hollywood director attended.

  • 1957

Frank Capra

Comments: Subject of a tribute in 1971. Attended Festival in 1974.

  • 1974

Frank Cassenti

Comments:

Frank Le Wita

Comments:

Frank Müller

Comments:

Frank Perry

Comments: Subject of tribute with his wife Eleanor.

Frank Westmore

Comments: Make-up man was subject of a tribute.

  • 1976

Franka Potente

Comments:

Franny Armstrong

Comments:

Franz Grabner

Comments:

Frauke Sandig

Comments:

Frazer Bradshaw

Comments:

Fred Astaire

Comments: Appeared on stage with Albert Johnson at the Fred Astaire tribute. They famously danced together on stage.

  • 1966

Fred Haines

Comments:

Fred Kelemen

Comments:

  • 1996, Fate, Director

Fred MacMurray

Comments: Subject of a tribute in 1987.

Fred Marx

Comments:

Fred Meader

Comments:

Fred Tan

Comments:

Fred Zinneman

Comments: Hollywood director in attendance.

  • 1961

Freddie Davies

Comments:

Frédéric Labourasse

Comments:

Frederick Baker

Comments:

Frederick Marx

Comments: GGA Grand Prize juror 2002.

  • 2002

Fredi M. Murer

Comments:

  • 2007, Vitus, Director

Frida Betrani

Comments:

Fridrik Thor Fridriksson

Comments:

Gabriel Orozco

Comments:

  • 2003

Gabriel Figueroa

Comments: Mexican cinematographer subject of a tribute.

  • 1984

Gabriela Muskala

Comments:

Gabrielle Anwar

Comments:

Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Comments:

Gaby Dellal

Comments:

Gail Dolgin

Comments:

Gail Waldron

Comments:

Galaxy Craze

Comments:

Gale Sondergaard

Comments: Actress, blacklisted during MacCarthy era; married to Herbert Biberman, one of the Hollywood Ten; participated in Q&A after screening.

Galen Fott

Comments:

Garance Clavel

Comments:

Garin Nugroho

Comments:

Garry Goodrow

Comments: Member of San Francisco comedy troupe The Committee.

Gary Eister

Comments: Musician for restored Metropolis.

  • 2001

Gary Goetzman

Comments:

Gary Leva

Comments:

Gary Ross

Comments: Owens Award presenter to Chris Cooper at Awards Night.

  • 2004

Gary Shandling

Comments:

  • 1999, Actor, comedian

Gary Sorensen

Comments:

Gaspar Noé

Comments:

Gaston Kabore

Comments:

  • 1990

Gautami Bhattacherjee

Comments:

  • 2003

Gavin Dougan

Comments:

Gavin Lambert

Comments: British filmmaker.

  • 1957

Gavin O’Connor

Comments:

Geena Davis

Comments: 1992 Piper-Heidsieck Award recipient. Interviewed by B. Ruby Rich on stage.

  • 1992

Gemma Jones

Comments:

Gena Rowlands

Comments: Rowlands and John Cassavetes were subjects of a tribute.

Gene Hackman

Comments: Subject of tribute. Film clips shown.

  • 1975

Gene Kelly

Comments: Attended screening as part of The American Director series in 1965. Received tribute in 1968; also emcee Opening Night. Attended Opening Night in 1973.

  • 1965, Singin' in the Rain, Director, Actor
  • 1968
  • 1973

Gene Tunney

Comments: Former heavyweight champ attended The Great White Hope screening.

  • 1970

Gèneviève Cluny

Comments:

Geoff Callan

Comments:

George Butler

Comments:

George Carl

Comments:

George Cukor

Comments: Honored in the 1966 Craft of Cinema retrospective. Attended the screening of his film Rich and Famous the day before Opening Night of the Festival in 1981.

George Gund III

Comments:

George Hamilton

Comments:

George Kuchar

Comments: Subject of a tribute in 1991. Chose The Old Dark House for Indelible Images in 1997.

  • 1997

George Lucas

Comments: Attended 1979 Opening Night tribute to Alec Guinness. Attended screening of Kagemusha in 1980, which he helped to finance. Attended reception for Akira Kurosawa in 1986. Received one-time only Irving M. Levin Award in honor of the Festival\'s founder in 2007. Also attended world premiere of Fog City Mavericks and participated in post-screening Q&A session at the Castro Theatre, April 29, 2007.

  • 1979
  • 1986

George Peppard

Comments:

George Ratliff

Comments:

George Rosenthal

Comments:

George Siefert

Comments: Attended Dream for an Insomniac Opening Night.

  • 1996

George Stevens Jr.

Comments: U.S. Information Agency representative and son of the famous director in attendance in 1963. Presented the David O. Selznick Award for best actor at the 9th Annual San Francisco International Film Society.

  • 1963

George Van Buskirk

Comments:

Georgi Djulgerov

Comments:

Georgi Gavrilov

Comments:

Georgi Khaindrava

Comments:

Georgia Hubley

Comments:

  • 2001, Yo La Tengo, Musician

Georgina Corzine

Comments:

Georgy Kunitsin

Comments: Soviet film critic.

  • 1964

Georgy Mdivani

Comments: Soviet script writer. Head of Soviet Union delegation to the Festival and attended the festival in 1967.

  • 1967

Gerald Gaxiola

Comments:

Gerald Hustache-Mathieu

Comments:

Gerald Peary

Comments: Member of the FIPRESCI Prize jury.

  • 2007

Gerald Pratley

Comments: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

  • 1959

Geraldine Chaplin

Comments:

Gérard Depardieu

Comments: Received Piper-Heidsieck Award.

Gideon Bachman

Comments:

Gig Young

Comments: Attended Opening Night in 1965.

  • 1965

Gilbert Cates

Comments: Attended Opening Night.

Gilbert de Goldschmidt

Comments:

Gilles Sandoz

Comments:

Gillies MacKinnon

Comments:

Gina Leibrecht

Comments:

Ginger Rogers

Comments: Subject of a tribute.

Giovanni Fago

Comments:

Giulia Achilli

Comments:

  • 2005, Waves, Producer

Giulietta Masina

Comments: Subject of a tribute in 1980.

Giuseppe M. Gaudino

Comments:

Giuseppe Piccioni

Comments:

Glen Pitre

Comments:

Glen Scantlebury

Comments:

Gloria Stockton

Comments:

Godfrey Cambridge

Comments: Attended and entertained the lobby of the Masonic with singing and playing the guitar in 1966.

Golan Levin

Comments:

Goldie Hawn

Comments: Attended Opening Night screening of The Odessa File with date Bruno Wuntzel at the 1974 SFIFF. Appeared at the Opening Night screening of Private Benjamin.

  • 1974

Gonzalo Justiniano

Comments:

Gonzalo Valenzuela

Comments:

Goran Markovic

Comments:

Goran Paskaljevic

Comments:

Goro Koyama

Comments:

Graham Daniels

Comments:

Graham Tallman

Comments:

Grahame Weinbren

Comments:

Greg Harrison

Comments:

Greg Niemeyer

Comments:

Greg O’Connor

Comments:

Greg Samata

Comments:

  • 2004, The Hot 8, Director

Greg Saunier

Comments: Musician with Deerhoof accompanied screening of Heaven and Earth Magic.

  • 2006

Greg Zglinski

Comments:

Gregg Araki

Comments:

Gregg Lachow

Comments:

Gregor Clark

Comments:

Gregory Nava

Comments:

Gregory Peck

Comments: He studied pre-med at UC Berkeley. Acted in The Yearling with San Franciscan and future SFIFF executive director Claude Jarman.

Greil Marcus

Comments: Chose The Manchurian Candidate for Indelible Images.

  • 2001

Greta Scacchi

Comments:

Greta van dern Bempt

Comments:

Grigori Chukhrai

Comments:

Grzegorz Linkowski

Comments:

Guillaume Canet

Comments:

Guillermo Calderón

Comments:

Guillermo del Toro

Comments:

Guillermo Pfening

Comments:

Gunvor Nelson

Comments: Shown as part of program titled Enraptured Images: New Films by Gunvor Nelson and Warren Sonbert.

Gustavo Mosquera

Comments:

Guy Maddin

Comments: Persistence of Vision Award recipient in 2006.

György Pálfi

Comments:

Gyorgy Szomjas

Comments: Hungarian director appeared in conjunction with a six-film tribute to him.

Hal Hartley

Comments:

Halil Efrat

Comments:

Halina Reijn

Comments:

Hanif Kureishi

Comments:

Hanna Elias

Comments:

Hannah Lesser

Comments:

Hans Dahlberg

Comments:

Hans Gottschank

Comments:

Hans Hurch

Comments: 2000 Golden Gate Awards Grand Prize juror

  • 2000

Hansjurgen Pohland

Comments:

Harada Ippei

Comments:

Harlan Jacobson

Comments: Talk Cinema host.

  • 2006

Harold Pinter

Comments: Opening Night film.

Harold Prince

Comments:

Harriet Hirshorn

Comments:

Harry Dean Stanton

Comments: Attended Peter J. Owens Award Gala in 1999 with Sean Penn.

  • 1999

Harry Schein

Comments: Attended opening night. President of Swedish Film Institute. Married to Ingrid Thulin. Participated in the symposium “Censorship and the Actor’s Art” at Grace Cathedral

  • 1967

Hart Bochner

Comments: Attended the screening of his film Rich and Famous in 1981.

Hartmut Jahn

Comments:

Harvey Keitel

Comments: 1996 Owens Award recipient.

Haskell Wexler

Comments: Subject of a tribute.

Hayao Miyazaki

Comments:

Haym Topol

Comments:

Hector Babenco

Comments: Attended Opening Night.

  • 1991

Héctor Menis

Comments:

Heddy Honigmann

Comments: Golden Gate Persistence of Vision Award recipient in 2007.

Heeraz Marfatia

Comments:

  • 2002, Birju, Director

Heidi Ewing

Comments:

Heidi Reavis

Comments:

  • 2007, A Walk to Beautiful , Executive Producer

Heiner Stadler

Comments:

Helen McCrory

Comments:

Helen Mirren

Comments: Spouse of 2005 Directing Award recipient Taylor Hackford.

  • 2005

Helen Morse

Comments:

Helena Younossi

Comments:

Helke Sander

Comments:

Henning Brümmer

Comments:

Henry Alex Rubin

Comments:

Henry Barrial

Comments:

Henry Fonda

Comments: Received Golden Gate Award during the Craft of Cinema tribute at the 1967 Festival.

  • 1967

Henry Jacobs

Comments:

Henry Jaglom

Comments:

Henry S. Rosenthal

Comments:

Henry Sheehan

Comments: FIPRESCI jury.

  • 2005

Herb Caen

Comments: Attended Opening Nights.

  • 1988
  • 1992
  • 1977

Hermann Greuel

Comments: Network for European Film

  • 2000

Herschel Weingrod

Comments:

  • 1993, Blue, Producer

Hervé Le Roux

Comments:

Hideko Takamine

Comments:

Hideyuki Kobayashi

Comments:

Hilary Clarke

Comments:

Hillard Elkins

Comments:

  • 1996, Inside, Producer

Hirokazu Kore-eda

Comments:

Hiroshi Mikami

Comments:

Hiroshi Shimizu

Comments:

Hisa Iino

Comments:

  • 2003, Aiki, Producer

Hisham Selim

Comments:

Holger Römers

Comments: Member of the FIPRESCI Prize jury.

  • 2007

Hope Lange

Comments: Accepted the David O. Selznick Memorial Silver Laurel Award on the behalf of Jean-Luc Godard for the film Masculine Feminine.

  • 1966

Horace Ahmad Shansab

Comments:

Horst Buchholz

Comments: Recieved the David O. Selznick Award for best actor in 1965.

  • 1965

Howard Armstrong

Comments:

Howard Hawks

Comments: Subject of a tribute in 1972.

Howard Hesseman

Comments: Attended Opening Night party.

  • 1988

Howard Zieff

Comments: Both of these were Opening Night films.

Hrafnhildur Gunnarsdóttir

Comments:

Hsiao Shuo-wen

Comments:

Hu Mei

Comments:

Hui Rao

Comments:

Hyuk Byun

Comments:

Hyun-Ock Im

Comments:

Ian Dixon

Comments:

Ian Inaba

Comments:

Ian McKellen

Comments:

Iara Lee

Comments:

Ifoghale Amata

Comments: Educator from Nigeria (former president of the Students Union at Ibadan University), received key to the city from Mayor Christopher.

Ignacio López Tarso

Comments: Won 1960 GGA for Best Actor in Macario. Again Best Actor in The Paper Man, 1963.

Igor Ivanov

Comments:

  • 2004, Bugs, Director

Igor Prokopenko

Comments:

Ildikó Enyedi

Comments:

Ilia Livikou

Comments: She played the aunt.

Im Kwon-Taek

Comments: 1998 Kurosawa Award.

Im Sang-Soo

Comments:

Imad Noury

Comments:

Imogen Cunningham

Comments: Served as juror in Film As Art competition.

  • 1964

Imogene Coca

Comments: With Sid Ceasar, introduced Mayor George Moscone on Opening Night.

  • 1977

Ingrid Thulin

Comments: Attended Opening Night of Festival.

  • 1967

Ione Skye

Comments:

Ira Deutchman

Comments: Panelist in 2003

  • 2003

Ira Kaplan

Comments: Musician for the program Yo La Tengo and Jean Painlevé: The Sounds of Silence.

  • 2001

Irakli Quiricadze

Comments:

Irene Langemann

Comments:

  • 2001, Russia’s Wonder Children, Director

Irina Leimbacher

Comments: GGA juror.

  • 2005, GGA Juror

Irvin Kershner

Comments:

Irving Ackerman

Comments: Juror.

  • 1958

Irving Lerner

Comments:

  • 1959

Isaac Ortiz

Comments:

Isabella Sandri

Comments:

Isabelle Adjani

Comments:

Isabelle Bridges

Comments: Accompanied father Jeff Bridges as award presenter.

  • 2005

Isild Le Besco

Comments:

Ismael Rodríguez

Comments:

Israel “Cachao” López

Comments:

  • 1993, Cachao, Film subject

Ivan Giroud

Comments: Advisory board member, director of the Havana Film Festival.

  • 2003

Ivan Reitman

Comments:

  • 1993, Dave, Director

Jaap van Hoewijk

Comments:

Jack Brodsky

Comments: Attended Opening Night.

Jack Arnold

Comments:

Jack Fisk

Comments:

Jack Green

Comments:

  • 1997, Traveler, Director

Jack Janssen

Comments:

Jack Kerouac

Comments:

Jack L. Warner

Comments: The Craft of Cinema Tribute to Warner Bros. in 1966; Golden Gate Retrospective Award (first one ever given).

  • 1966

Jack Lemmon

Comments: Subject of a 1975 tribute.

  • 1975, Actor

Jack Nicholson

Comments: Attended screening of Janis in 1974. Subject of a tribute in 1976.

  • 1974
  • 1976

Jack Valenti

Comments: President of MPAA made a \"major address\" at a luncheon at the Fairmont Hotel on October 29 during the Festival.

  • 1966

Jack Walsh

Comments:

  • 2002, Hope Along the Wind: The Life of Harry Hay , Producer

Jack Youngelson

Comments:

Jackie Chan

Comments: Subject of a tribute.

Jackie Schulz

Comments:

Jacob Gentry

Comments:

Jacob Holdt

Comments:

Jacqueline Bisset

Comments:

Jacques Demy

Comments: Honored at the Craft of Cinema retrospective. Married to Agnès Varda. Attended Opening Night in 1967. Attended Michel Legrand\'s tribute in 1980.

  • 1967
  • 1980

Jacques Fabert

Comments: Film as Art juror.

  • 1963

Jacques Perrin

Comments:

  • 1969, Z, Producer, Actor

Jacques Tati

Comments: Subject of a tribute.

Jaime Camino

Comments:

Jake Sawyer

Comments:

  • 2006, Shoes, Director

Jalil Lespert

Comments:

Jamaa Fanaka

Comments:

  • 1980

James Bridges

Comments: Attended Opening Night.

James Broughton

Comments: 1963 juror for Film As Art competition; 1988 retrospective tribute recipient.

  • 1963

James Danaqyumtewa

Comments:

James Darren

Comments: Actor. Attended opening night.

  • 1967

James Dean Jay Byrd

Comments:

James Fraser

Comments: A Man of Substance

  • 2002

James Grey

Comments:

James Gunn

Comments: GGA juror 2005. GGA shorts juror 2006. Member of the Golden Gate Awards shorts jury in 2007.

  • 2005
  • 2006
  • 2007

James Hetfield

Comments:

James Katz

Comments: Co-restorer of Vertigo.

  • 1996

James Landis

Comments: New Directors series.

James Lapine

Comments:

James LeGros

Comments:

James Longley

Comments:

James Mackay

Comments:

James Mason

Comments: He was an honored guest and speaker at Opening Night during the 1967 festival. The same year the film he produced, The London Nobody Knows, was shown.

James McNew

Comments: Musician for the program Yo La Tengo and Jean Painlevé: The Sounds of Silence.

  • 2001

James Merendino

Comments:

James Mulvey

Comments: President of Goldwyn Productions, Inc.

  • 1957

James S. Cho

Comments:

James Strahs

Comments:

James T. Hong

Comments:

James Webb

Comments: President, Writers Guild of America.

  • 1962

James Wilbur

Comments: Musician with Superchunk accompanied A Page of Madness.

  • 2002

James William Guercio

Comments: Attended his screening in the New Directors series.

James Wong Howe

Comments: First tribute to a cinematographer at a festival.

  • 1974

Jamie Chan

Comments:

  • 1999, ABC (A Documentary), Director

Jamie Meltzer

Comments:

Jamie Patricof

Comments:

Jamison Jones

Comments:

Jan Harlan

Comments:

Jan Michael Vincent

Comments: Attendee

  • 1974

Jan Svankmajer

Comments: Recipient of the 1997 Persistence of Vision Award.

Jan Wahl

Comments: Onstage interviewer for Cyd Charisse.

  • 2004

Jana Bokova

Comments:

Jana Sevcíková

Comments:

Jana Sinyor

Comments:

Jane Fonda

Comments: Subject of tribute.

  • 1975

Jane Russell

Comments: Attended Opening Night 1970.

  • 1970

Jane Seymour

Comments:

  • 1995, Actor

Jane Weiner

Comments:

Janet Suzman

Comments:

Janis Plotkin

Comments: GGA shorts juror.

  • 2006

Jano Williams

Comments:

Jasmine Dellal

Comments:

Jason Borger

Comments: Musician with American Music Club accompanied screening of Street Angel.

  • 2005

Jason Dasilva

Comments:

Jason Lytle

Comments:

  • 2007, Notes to a Toon Underground, Musician

Jason Staczek

Comments:

Jay Rosenblatt

Comments:

Jayne Mansfield

Comments: Actress attended the 1966 festival.

  • 1966

Je Yong Lee

Comments:

Jean Babilée

Comments:

Jean Bréhat

Comments:

Jean des Forets

Comments:

Jean Karnow

Comments:

Jean Renoir

Comments: Served on the Golden Gate jury.

  • 1960

Jean Stapleton

Comments: Attended Opening Night.

  • 1974

Jean Yves Pitoun

Comments:

Jean-Claude Baker

Comments: Son of Josephine Baker, star of the film The Siren of the Tropics.

  • 1996

Jean-Claude Brialy

Comments: Appeared for the New Directors series.

Jean-Claude Carrière

Comments: Received Kanbar Award in 2006.

Jean-Claude Lauzon

Comments:

  • 1993, Leolo, Director

Jean-Luc Godard

Comments:

Jean-Marie Sénia

Comments: Pianist who accompanied the silent film Michel Strogoff.

  • 1990

Jean-Marie Teno

Comments:

  • 1999, Chief, Director

Jean-Michel Roux

Comments:

Jean-Pascal Hattu

Comments:

Jean-Philippe Boucicaut

Comments:

Jean-Philippe Toussaint

Comments:

Jean-Pierre Aumont

Comments: French actor in attendance

  • 1958

Jean-Pierre Denis

Comments:

Jean-Pierre Gorin

Comments: Appeared with Jean-Luc Godard in 1972. Appeared on Cinephilia panel in 1996.

  • 1996

Jeanne Jordan

Comments:

Jeanne Moreau

Comments: Part of 11-hour tribute, longest in Festival history to that time. Four features, chosen by Moreau, were shown. Moreau appeared at screening.

Jeanne Waltz

Comments:

Jeannette Etheridge

Comments: Festival Board Member

Jeannie Epper

Comments:

Jece Valadao

Comments:

Jeff Bridges

Comments: Appeared at screening and at Opening Night party at the Hyatt Regency in 1975. Presented the Peter J. Owens Award to Joan Allen in 2005.

  • 2005

Jeff Hockett

Comments:

Jeff Levy-Hinte

Comments:

Jeff Swan

Comments:

  • 1996, Director

Jeff Zimbalist

Comments:

Jefferson Guzman

Comments:

Jeffrey Blitz

Comments:

Jeffrey Friedman

Comments: Chose My Beautiful Laundrette for Indelible Images in 1998.

  • 1998

Jehane Noujaim

Comments:

Jenifer Millstone

Comments:

Jenna Helwig

Comments:

  • 2007, A Walk to Beautiful , Head of Development

Jenni Olson

Comments:

Jennifer Arzt

Comments:

  • 2006, Cake, Director

Jennifer Jones

Comments: Was present at the Festival kickoff party at Trader Vic’s Trafalgar Room

  • 1966

Jennifer Maytorena Taylor

Comments:

Jennifer Montana

Comments: Attended Dream for an Insomniac Opening Night with husband Joe.

  • 1996

Jennifer Montgomery

Comments:

Jennifer Petrucelli

Comments:

Jenny Abel

Comments:

Jenny Agutter

Comments: Attended Opening Night.

  • 1979

Jenny Gago

Comments:

Jens Arentzen

Comments:

Jeremy Irons

Comments:

Jeremy Northam

Comments:

Jeremy Paul Kagan

Comments:

Jeremy Theobald

Comments:

Jerry Garcia

Comments: Performed song “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes” in movie. Attended Opening Night party.

  • 1995, Smoke, Musician

Jerry Harrison

Comments: Band member of Talking Heads and subject of the 1984 Closing Night film. Also appeared at 1999 rerelease.

Jerry Hunt

Comments:

Jerry Robinson

Comments:

Jerry Schatzberg

Comments:

Jerry Wald

Comments: Beloved Infidel was the first Hollywood entry to the SFIFF. Wald was the producer of San Francisco-set films Dark Passage and Kiss Them for Me.

Jerzy Kucia

Comments:

  • 1990, Animator

Jess Beck

Comments:

  • 2007, A Walk to Beautiful , Associate Producer

Jess Fulton

Comments:

Jessica Hobbs

Comments:

Jessica Yu

Comments:

Jessie Deeter

Comments:

Jesus Mondragón

Comments:

  • 2001, Espanola Valley High School, Director

Jia Zhangke

Comments:

Jiang Wen

Comments:

Jill Norton

Comments:

  • 2002, Ow!, Director

Jill Sprecher

Comments:

Jill St. John

Comments: Presented awards on Closing Night at the Sheraton Palace.

  • 1959

Jim Brown

Comments: Presented Film Society Directing Award to Spike Lee.

  • 2007

Jim Healy

Comments: Eastman House archivist

  • 2004

Jim Hoberman

Comments: Film critic

  • 1999

Jim Jarmusch

Comments: Year of the Horse closed the 40th anniversary Festival in 1997. Coffee and Cigarettes opened the 47th SFIFF in 2004.

Jim Jennings

Comments:

Jim McBride

Comments:

Jim McKay

Comments:

Jim Nabors

Comments: Hosted the awards show for the best of the television section of the Festival in 1967.

  • 1967

Jim Stark

Comments:

Jim Trainor

Comments:

Jim Van Buskirk

Comments: Author of Celluloid San Francisco in book signing.

  • 2006

Jimmy Marks

Comments:

Jimmy Ripp

Comments: Musician with Tom Verlaine: Music for Film program.

  • 2000

Jimmy Smits

Comments:

Jin-Han Kim

Comments:

  • 1998, Crack of the Halo

Jin-ho Hur

Comments:

Jiri Menzel

Comments: Subject of a tribute in 1981. Recipient of the Akira Kurosawa Award in 1990.

Jiri Weiss

Comments: Jury member in 1962.

  • 1962

JJ McGeehan

Comments:

Jo Menell

Comments:

Joachim Jung

Comments:

Joan Allen

Comments: Owens Award recipient in 2005.

  • 2005, Yes, Actor

Joan Chen

Comments:

  • 2002

Joan Hotchkis

Comments:

  • 1975, Legacy, Actor, Screenwriter

Joanna Friedman

Comments:

Joanne Kelley

Comments:

Joanne Parsont

Comments: GGA juror in 2005. Member of the Golden Gate Awards Shorts jury in 2007.

  • 2005
  • 2007

Joanne Woodward

Comments: Attended with husband Paul Newman in 1970. Subject of a tribute in 1973, with onstage interview and clips.

  • 1970

João César Monteiro

Comments:

Joaquim Pinto

Comments:

Joe Bini

Comments:

Joe Berlinger

Comments:

Joe Montana

Comments: Attended Dream for an Insomniac Opening Night.

  • 1996

Joel Gray

Comments: Emcee on Opening Night.

  • 1974

Joel Singer

Comments: Conceived by James Broughton, Scattered Remains was actually directed and photographed by Joel Singer.

Joey Kern

Comments:

Joey O’Bryan

Comments:

Johan Grimonprez

Comments:

Johan van der Keuken

Comments: Persistence of Vision Award recipient.

Johanthan Chen

Comments:

John Adams

Comments:

John Alton

Comments: Received tribute in program, Master of Light: A Tribute to John Alton.

John Anderson

Comments: SKYY Prize juror 2004. FIPRESCI juror 2006. Interviewed Golden Gate Persistence of Vision Award recipient Heddy Honigmann onstage in 2007.

  • 2004
  • 2006
  • 2007

John Barker

Comments:

John Berry

Comments: Part of the Unvanquished series.

John Cameron Mitchell

Comments:

John Cassavetes

Comments: Subject of a tribute in 1970. With Gena Rowlands, subject of a tribute in 1984.

John Crowther

Comments: Son of Bosley Crowther.

John de Rantau

Comments:

John Della Penna

Comments:

John Dieterich

Comments: Musician with Deerhoof accompanied screening of Heaven and Earth Magic.

  • 2006

John Flynn

Comments:

John Ford

Comments:

John Foreman

Comments:

John Frankenheimer

Comments: Attended screening as part of The American Director series.

  • 1965, The Manchurian Candidate, Director

John Glover

Comments:

John Halos

Comments: London director in attendance.

  • 1961

John Haptas

Comments:

John Harden

Comments:

John Hoyt

Comments:

John Huston

Comments: 1968 tribute

  • 1968

John Kirk

Comments: Archivist of MGM, brought He Who Must Die.

  • 2003

John Korty

Comments: Attended the 1977 Festival with the subjects of Who Are the Debolts and How Did They get Nineteen Kids?

John Lasseter

Comments: Introduced Yellow Submarine, which he selected as part of the Indelible Images program in 1997. Introduced Hayao Miyazaki before Spirited Away in 2002. Presented Irving M. Levin Award to George Lucas at 50th SFIFF in 2007. Also participated in Q&A session following the screening of Fog City Mavericks at the Castro Theatre, April 29, 2007.

  • 1997
  • 2002
  • 2007

John Lvoff

Comments:

John Manulis

Comments: Digital panelist, juror.

  • 2002

John Marley

Comments:

John Maybury

Comments:

John McCarten

Comments: New Yorker writer served on Golden Gate jury.

  • 1959

John Peterson

Comments:

John Phillip Law

Comments:

John Pierson

Comments: GGA Grand Prize juror 2001.

  • 2001

John Ritter

Comments:

John Rogers

Comments:

John Saxon

Comments: The actor attended Opening Night of the Festival in 1967.

  • 1967

John Schlesinger

Comments: Subject of a tribute in 1969.

  • 1969
  • 1970

John Tunney

Comments: U.S. Senator candidate from California, appeared at Opening Night screening of The Great White Hope with his father, ex-boxer Gene Tunney.

  • 1970

John Turturro

Comments:

John van Dreelan

Comments: Actor in attendance.

  • 1963

John X. Heart

Comments:

Johnny Symons

Comments:

  • 2002, Daddy & Papa , Director

Jojo Li

Comments:

Jon Dann

Comments:

Jon Else

Comments: 2004 Golden Gate Persistence Of Vision Award recipient.

Jon Favreau

Comments:

  • 2001

Jon Fromer

Comments:

Jon Gartenberg

Comments: Introduced tribute to Warren Sonbert: Future for the Past.

  • 1998

Jon Jost

Comments: Received a tribute with Tom Blair in 1993.

Jon Moritsugu

Comments: Chose Liquid Sky for the 1999 Indelible Images series.

  • 1999

Jon Schwartz

Comments:

Jon Shenk

Comments:

Jona Frank

Comments:

Jonah Hall

Comments:

Jonas Mekas

Comments: Received Mel Novikoff Award.

  • 1992

Jonas Odell

Comments:

Jonathan Chen

Comments:

Jonathan Curiel

Comments: Member of the SKYY Prize jury.

  • 2007

Jonathan Demme

Comments:

Jonathan Hludzinski

Comments:

Jonathan Reiss

Comments:

Jonathan Richman

Comments: Composed and performed original score to accompany silent The Phantom Carriage at the Castro Theatre.

Jonathan Rosen

Comments:

Jonathan Stack

Comments:

  • 1998, The Farm: Angola USA, Director

Joong-Hoon Park

Comments:

Joost van Veen

Comments:

Jos Stelling

Comments:

Jose Araujo

Comments:

José Elías Moreno

Comments:

Jose Guerrero

Comments:

José Luis Borau

Comments:

  • 1977, Black Brood, Producer

Josef Heifitz

Comments: Soviet director attended the 1967 festival.

  • 1967

Josef von Sternberg

Comments: Hollywood director served on Golden Gate jury.

  • 1961

Joseph Alioto

Comments: Mayor Alioto presented the St. Francis of Assisi Award to Francis Ford Coppola. Award was presented at the Opening Night party at the Hyatt Regency.

  • 1975

Joseph Costa

Comments:

  • 2006, Play, Composer

Joseph Cotten

Comments: Hollywood actor in attendance 1965. (Tribute in the summer of 1987, not during the Festival.)

  • 1965

Joseph Crowell

Comments:

Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Comments: Subject of 1975 tribute; film clips shown; chaired by Mark Chase, associate Festival director. 1989 Kurosawa Award recipient.

  • 1975

Joseph Losey

Comments: Opening Night film; appeared with Harold Pinter.

Joseph M. Castelo

Comments:

Joseph Procopio

Comments:

  • 2007, Drive, Director

Josh Aronson

Comments:

Josh Feiger

Comments: ShortFilms.Com, panelist.

  • 2000

Josh Lau

Comments:

Joss Ackland

Comments: Opening Night film.

Jozef Slovak

Comments:

  • 1996, Bud Bindi, Director

József Pacskovsky

Comments:

Juan Carlos Cremata Malberti

Comments:

  • 2003, Nada, Director

Juan Carlos Martín

Comments:

Juan Carlos Rulfo

Comments:

  • 2001, Juan, I Forgot, I Don’t Remember, Director

Juan Manuel Villegas

Comments:

Juan Solanas

Comments:

Judith Anderson

Comments: Actress attended.

  • 1961

Judith Helfand

Comments:

Judith Huxtable

Comments:

Judy Cannon

Comments:

Judy Fiskin

Comments:

Judy Irving

Comments:

Judy Sin

Comments:

Judy Tossell

Comments:

Juleen Compton

Comments: In New American Directors series.

Jules Dassin

Comments:

Jules Stein

Comments: Special Guest. Founder and kingpin of MCA.

  • 1966

Julia Loktev

Comments:

Julia Meltzer

Comments:

Julia Query

Comments:

  • 2000, Live Nude Girls UNITE!, Director

Julia Reichert

Comments:

Julian Sands

Comments:

Julianne Burton-Carvajal

Comments: Film scholar assisted with Nelson González tribute.

  • 2002

Julie Dorf

Comments:

Julie Strauz

Comments: Miss Brazil of 1962.

  • 1962

Julie Trell

Comments:

Julie Vizza

Comments:

Julien Temple

Comments:

Juliette Binoche

Comments:

Juliusz Machulski

Comments:

June Haver

Comments: Wife of Fred MacMurray, subject of a tribute in 1987.

  • 1987

Jung Min-Young

Comments:

Juraj Jakubisko

Comments:

Justin Curtis

Comments:

Justin Marchacos

Comments:

Justin Wattenbarger

Comments:

Justine Jacob

Comments:

Justine Shapiro

Comments:

Jytte Jensen

Comments: GGA feature doc juror.

  • 2004

Kai Syng Tan

Comments:

Kaizô Hayashi

Comments:

Kalma Yukol

Comments:

Kang Soo-yeon

Comments:

Kang Yi-kwan

Comments:

Karel Och

Comments: Member of the Golden Gate Awards jury.

  • 2007

Karel Zeman

Comments:

Karen Arthur

Comments:

Karen Friedberg

Comments:

  • 2004, The King of the Tango, Director

Karen Lum

Comments:

Karim Aïnouz

Comments:

Karim Dridi

Comments:

Karin Wegsjö

Comments:

  • 2000, Part of a World That Belongs to You, Director

Karina Epperlein

Comments:

Karine Vanasse

Comments:

Karl Frances

Comments:

Karl Francis

Comments:

Karl L. Reid

Comments:

Karl Malden

Comments: Served on 1964 jury. Emcee on Opening Night 1972. Attended 1975 Opening Night party at the Hyatt Regency. Attended silent film postage stamp unveiling in 1994.

  • 1964
  • 1975
  • 1972
  • 1994

Kashiko Kawakita

Comments: jury member

  • 1962

Kasia Bartel

Comments:

Kate Buford

Comments: Seminar participant wrote a biography of Burt Lancaster.

  • 2000

Kate Davis

Comments:

Katherin McInnis

Comments:

  • 2006, Open, Director

Kathy Simmonds

Comments:

Katja von Garnier

Comments:

Katrina Hart Drabkin

Comments:

Katy Kavanaugh

Comments: GGA juror.

  • 2005

Keir Dullea

Comments:

Keith Evans

Comments: Panelist in 2006. Member of the silt collective.

  • 2006

Keith Zwolfer

Comments: GGA juror.

  • 2005

Kelilyn Mohr McKeever

Comments:

Kelly Reichardt

Comments:

Kelly Sears

Comments:

Ken Keating

Comments: Cowboy Pictures rep with All About Lily Chou Chou.

  • 2002

Ken McMullen

Comments:

Ken Winokur

Comments: Member of Alloy Orchestra, which provided live musical accompaniment.

  • 2006, Not So Quiet Silents, Musician

Kenji Yamamoto

Comments:

Kenna McClatchy

Comments: Attended the 1967 Festival.

Kenneth Anger

Comments: Golden Gate Persistence of Vision Award recipient.

Kenneth Branagh

Comments:

Kent Jones

Comments: 1999 SKYY Prize juror, from Film Society of Lincoln Center.

  • 1999

Kent Long

Comments:

  • 2004, The Waves, Director

Kerry Laitala

Comments: Panelist in 2006.

  • 2006

Kevin Brownlow

Comments: Film preservationist Brownlow was honored with the 2007 Mel Novikoff Award at the 50th SFIFF.

Kevin Corrigan

Comments:

Kevin Jenkins

Comments:

  • 2001, Espanola Valley High School, Director

Kevin Loader

Comments:

Kevin Spacey

Comments:

Khaled Ghorbal

Comments:

  • 2002, Fatma, Director

Khaled Youssef

Comments:

  • 2001, Storm, Director

Khalil Joreige

Comments:

  • 2001, Khiam, Director

Kia Simon

Comments:

Kikumi Nakazawa

Comments: The Bird People of China.

  • 1998

Kim Dong-Suk

Comments: Director of the motion picture division of the South Korean government.

  • 1963

Kim Hunter

Comments:

Kim Jingue

Comments:

Kim Ki-Duk

Comments:

Kim Kyoung-wook

Comments:

  • 1998

Kim Spurlock

Comments:

Kimiko Ishi

Comments:

  • 2007, Aria, Producer

King Vidor

Comments: Attended screening as part of The American Director series.

Kira Paramonores

Comments: Russian critic in attendance on jury.

  • 1961

Kirby Dick

Comments:

Kirk Douglas

Comments: Tribute

  • 1968

Kirk Hammett

Comments:

Kiron Kher

Comments:

Kiseki Hamada

Comments:

Kitty LeRoy

Comments: Wife of Mervyn LeRoy.

  • 1980

Kiyoshi Kurosawa

Comments:

Kjell Grede

Comments:

Klára Issová

Comments:

Ko Kyota

Comments:

Kohei Oguri

Comments:

Koyalee Chanda

Comments:

  • 2004, Hic!, Director

Kris Curry

Comments:

Kristen Nutile

Comments:

  • 2007, Loss, Director

Kristin Cato

Comments: Member of the Golden Gate Awards Shorts jury.

  • 2007

Kristin Keelim

Comments:

Kristine Samuelson

Comments:

Kristy Guevara-Flanagan

Comments:

Krystian Matysek

Comments:

Krystyna Janda

Comments:

Krzysztof Zanussi

Comments:

Kurt Tom

Comments:

Kurt Wagner

Comments: Musician with Lambchop accompanied Sunrise.

  • 2003

Ladislav Pospisil

Comments: Director of the Karlovy Vary Film Festival.

  • 1964

Laetitia Sonami

Comments:

Laila el Ahiani

Comments:

Laleh Soomekh

Comments:

Lambert Yam

Comments:

Lana Gogoberidze

Comments:

Larry Clark

Comments: Indelible Images: Kagemusha selected by Larry Clark.

  • 2000

Larry Moyer

Comments: GGA for Best Director, 1963.

Lars Rudolph

Comments:

Lars Ulrich

Comments:

Laura Ballance

Comments: Musician with Superchunk accompanied A Page of Madness.

  • 2002

Laura Dunn

Comments:

Laura Kim

Comments: Author.

  • 2006

Laura McCorkindale

Comments: Bandits.

  • 1998

Laura San Giacomo

Comments:

Laurel Chiten

Comments:

Laurel Legler

Comments:

Lauren Bacall

Comments: Subject of tribute October 15, 1977; clips shown.

  • 1977

Laurence Harvey

Comments: English actor in attendance

  • 1963

Laurent Chevallier

Comments:

Laurie Gwen Shapiro

Comments:

  • 2001, Keep the River on Your Right: A Modern Cannibal Tale, Director

Lawrence Andrews

Comments:

Leah Gilliam

Comments:

Leah Whitman-Salkin

Comments:

Leanne Pooley

Comments:

Lech Kowalski

Comments:

Lee Chang-Dong

Comments:

Lee Kang-i

Comments:

Lee Kang-sheng

Comments:

Lee Phillips

Comments:

Lee Strasberg

Comments:

Lee Yoon-ki

Comments:

Lela Reichert-Klein

Comments:

Leland J. Lazarus

Comments: Local judge who backed the production of Some Sort of a Cage.

  • 1963

Lena Herzog

Comments: Accompanied Wernor Herzog.

  • 2006

Lenny Hirshan

Comments: Clint Eastwood’s manager.

  • 2001

Leon Roth

Comments:

Leon Uris

Comments:

  • 1959

Leonard Bruno

Comments:

Leopoldo Torre-Nilsson

Comments: jury member

  • 1962

Les Blank

Comments: Attended Opening Night in 1985. 1991 Festival guest. 1995, ten-film retrospective tribute.

  • 1991

Leslie McCleave

Comments:

Leslie Shearing

Comments:

Leslie Stevens

Comments:

Lester Cole

Comments: Screenwriter, one of the original blacklisted Hollywood Ten; participated in Q&A after screening.

Lev Yilmaz

Comments:

Lewis Milestone

Comments: Jury member in 1962. Attended screening as part of The American Director series in 1965.

  • 1962

Lexi Leban

Comments:

Li Shaohong

Comments:

Liana Boksha

Comments: Film Forum “Arsenal”, Riga, programming manager.

  • 1996

Licia Maglietta

Comments:

Lidia Bobrova

Comments:

Lidia Szajko

Comments:

Lillian Gish

Comments: Attended Opening Night, subject of tribute.

  • 1968

Lily Tomlin

Comments: Directing award presenter to Robert Altman in 2003.

  • 2003

Linda Balaban

Comments:

Linda Goldstein Knowlton

Comments:

Linda Marie Yakush

Comments:

  • 2002

Lionel Mill

Comments:

Lisa Chatfield

Comments:

Lisa Denker

Comments:

  • 2003, Heart of the Sea: Kapolioka'ehukai, Director

Lisa Krueger

Comments:

Lisa Rosenstein

Comments:

Lisa Yu

Comments:

Lisanne Skyler

Comments:

Liv Ullman

Comments:

Livia Gyarmathy

Comments:

Liz Keim

Comments: GGA juror.

  • 2005

Liz Ross

Comments:

Liza Weil

Comments:

Lodewyk Crijns

Comments:

Lorna Tee

Comments: Studio rep for All About Love.

  • 2006

Lorne Pollock

Comments:

Lotfi Mansouri

Comments: Chose Day for Night for Indelible Images.

  • 2001

Louis D. Miano

Comments: West Coast editor, Show magazine, to award Show magazine prize for the “actor, writer, directer or producer whose work in a full-length presentaton holds the most promise for future advancement in the film medium.” which went to director Rangel Vulchanov of Sun and Shadow.

  • 1962

Louis Greenspan

Comments: Participated in the symposium “Censorship and the Actor’s Art” at Grace Cathedral; Executive Director of Screen Producers Guild.

  • 1966

Louis Malle

Comments: Subject of 1975 tribute; film clips also shown.

Louis Massiah

Comments:

Louis Pepe

Comments:

Louis Tocchet

Comments:

  • 2003, Petra, Director

Lourdes Portillo

Comments:

  • 1998

Lu Yuqing

Comments:

Luc Chaput

Comments: FIPRESCI jury.

  • 2006

Luci Kwak

Comments:

Lúcia Murat

Comments:

Luciano Berio

Comments: Italian composer teaching at Mills College chose best score for the Darius Milhaud Award

  • 1963

Lucky Mckee

Comments:

  • 2002, May, Director

Lucrecia Martel

Comments:

Lucy Russell

Comments:

  • 1998, Following , Actress

Lucy Virgen

Comments:

  • 2002

Ludmila Pogozheva

Comments: Soviet film critic.

  • 1962

Ludmilla Khitjaeva

Comments: Soviet actress who attended Closing Night of the 8th SFIFF.

  • 1964

Luis Aguilar

Comments:

Luis R. Vera

Comments:

Luis Recorder

Comments:

Luis Valdez

Comments:

  • 1987

Luiz Henrique Xavier

Comments:

Lydia Bobrova

Comments:

Lyle Lovett

Comments:

Lynda Benahouda

Comments:

Lynda Obst

Comments:

  • 2003, Director

Lynn Borden

Comments: Attended opening night of the Festival in 1967.

  • 1967

Lynn Hershman Leeson

Comments: Received tribute in 1994.

  • 1994, Binge, Director

Lynn Marie Kirby

Comments:

Lynn O’Donnell

Comments:

  • 1995, Crumb, Producer

Lynne Hale

Comments:

Lynzee Klingman

Comments:

Mac McCaughan

Comments: Musician with Superchunk accompanied A Page of Madness.

  • 2002

Machiko Saito

Comments:

Maciej Janusz Drygas

Comments:

Mackenzie Astin

Comments:

Mackenzie Firgens

Comments:

Madeleine Ali

Comments:

Madelyn Hammond

Comments: Interviewer.

  • 2006

Maggie Cheung

Comments:

Magnus Bejmar

Comments:

Mahamet-Saleh Haroun

Comments:

Mahmoud Chokrollahi

Comments:

  • 2000, And There Was Creation . . ., Director

Mahmoud Hojeij

Comments:

Mai Zetterling

Comments:

Mairam Yusupova

Comments:

Maissa Chouraki

Comments:

Makda Teklemichael

Comments:

  • 2007, A Walk to Beautiful , Production Assistant

Malcolm Pullinger

Comments:

Malgorzata Szumowska

Comments:

Malik Chibane

Comments:

Mami Kuwano

Comments:

Manasseh Moerane

Comments: Educator from South Africa (vice president of the Teachers Association of South Africa), received key to the city from mayor Christopher.

Mandel Lum

Comments:

Mani Kaul

Comments:

Manijeh Hekmat

Comments:

Manny Farber

Comments: Attended with Chris Petit in 1999. Mel Novikoff Award recipient in 2003.

  • 1999
  • 2003

Manoel de Oliveira

Comments: Received Akira Kurosawa Award.

Manon Briand

Comments:

Mansur Madavi

Comments:

Manuel Poirier

Comments:

Manuela Alberti

Comments:

Marc Capelle

Comments: Musician with American Music Club accompanied screening of Street Angel.

  • 2005

Marc de Bayser

Comments:

Marc Henrich

Comments:

Marc Samuelson

Comments:

  • 1998, Wilde, Producer

Marc van Warmerdam

Comments:

  • 2004, Grimm, Producer

Marc Vogl

Comments:

Marcel Gisler

Comments:

Marceline Loridan

Comments:

Marcelo Janot

Comments: FIPRESCI jury.

  • 2005

Marco Amenta

Comments:

Marco Ricci

Comments:

  • 2003, hyper, Director

Marco Vicario

Comments: Married to Rossana Podesta.

Marco Williams

Comments:

Marcus Vetter

Comments:

Marek Najbrt

Comments:

Marek Piwowski

Comments:

Margaret Herrick

Comments: Academy executive director in attendance.

  • 1964

Margarethe von Trotta

Comments:

Margarita Volodina

Comments:

Margo Bennett

Comments: Actress and Keir Dullea’s wife.

  • 1962

María Novaro

Comments:

  • 1992, Danzon, Director, screenwriter

Maria Wee Morgan

Comments: With Perhaps Love delegation.

  • 2006

Mariam Jobrani

Comments:

Marian Luntz

Comments: Museum of Fine Arts Houston.

  • 1998

Marian Masone

Comments: GGA juror 2005.

  • 2005
  • 2006

Marianna Kirejewa

Comments:

Marianne Leone

Comments: Spouse of Chris Cooper.

  • 2004

Marianne Sagebrecht

Comments:

Marie de Laubier

Comments:

Marie Laforêt

Comments:

Marie Modiano

Comments:

Mariko Takahashi

Comments:

  • 2007, Aria, Actress

Marilyn Agrelo

Comments:

Marilyn Rickard

Comments:

Marina de Van

Comments:

Marina Goldovskaya

Comments:

Marina Razbezhkina

Comments:

Marina Trusch

Comments: Eisenstein: The Master’s House.

  • 1998

Mario Van Peebles

Comments:

  • 1993, Posse, Director, actor

Mark Achbar

Comments:

Mark Bittner

Comments:

Mark Decena

Comments: 2004 SKYY Prize juror

  • 2004

Mark Donskoy

Comments: Soviet filmmaker on jury; his first trip to America.

  • 1964

Mark Eitzel

Comments: Musician with American Music Club accompanied screening of Street Angel.

  • 2005

Mark Lewis

Comments:

  • 1998, Rat, Director

Mark McKinney

Comments:

Mark Rinehart

Comments:

Mark Robson

Comments: Craft of Cinema tribute

  • 1966

Mark Soosaar

Comments:

Mark Taylor

Comments: GGA shorts juror.

  • 2006

Mark Toscano

Comments:

  • 2002

Mark Webber

Comments:

  • 1998, Edge City , Actor

Mark Zupan

Comments:

Markus Imhoff

Comments: New Directors series.

Marleen Gorris

Comments:

Marlen Khutsiev

Comments:

Marsha Kinder

Comments:

  • 2003, Producer

Martha Plympton

Comments:

Marthe Keller

Comments:

Martin Donovan

Comments:

Martin Fric

Comments: Replaced Mike Nichols for “Craft of Cinema” series.

Martín Rejtman

Comments:

Martin Ritt

Comments: Opening Night film; subject of a tribute with onstage interview and clips.

Martin Rosen

Comments:

Martin Sulík

Comments:

Martina Forman

Comments: Spouse of Milos Forman.

  • 2004

Marty Krofft

Comments: Producer of French film Les Poupées de Paris (not shown at Festival)

  • 1966

Marva Nabili

Comments:

Marwan Hamed

Comments:

Mary Kay Place

Comments:

Mary McCordick

Comments: Festvial Volunteer at the 1986 Festival

Mary Olive Smith

Comments:

Mary Pickford

Comments: Mary Pickford was the official hostess for the 1960 Festival.

  • 1960

Mary Travers

Comments: Attended Opening Night. Of Peter, Paul and Mary fame.

  • 1978

Masashi Yamamoto

Comments:

Masato Harada

Comments:

Masumi Sanada

Comments:

Mathieu Demy

Comments:

Matt Casado

Comments:

Matt Dillon

Comments:

Matt Scott

Comments:

Matthew Barney

Comments:

Matthew Ebbin

Comments:

Matthew Ginsburg

Comments:

Matthew Lillard

Comments:

Matthew Robins

Comments: Appeared at the screening of Fog City Mavericks at the Castro Theatre, April 29, 2007.

Matthew Swanson

Comments: Musician with Lambchop accompanied Sunrise.

  • 2003

Matthew Vaughn

Comments:

Matty Rich

Comments:

Maud Berthelsen

Comments:

Maureen Gosling

Comments:

Maurizio Scaparro

Comments:

Max Andrews

Comments:

Max Katz

Comments:

Max Stanley

Comments:

Max Strebel

Comments:

Max von Sydow

Comments:

Maximilian Schell

Comments:

Maxine Bahns

Comments:

Maxon Crumb

Comments: Attended Opening Night.

Maxwell Anderson

Comments:

Maya Malysheva

Comments: Russian interpreter who attended the festival in 1967 with Soviet delegation/ head screenwritter Georgy Mdivani.

Med Hondo

Comments:

  • 1990

Megan Mylan

Comments:

Mel Brooks

Comments: Subject of a tribute.

  • 1977

Mel Gorham

Comments:

  • 1995, Blue, Actor

Mel Novikoff

Comments: Board of Directors member 1986.

Melissa Howden

Comments:

Melissa Regan

Comments:

Melissa Wee

Comments:

Melvin Frank

Comments: Golden Gate Award

Melvin Van Peebles

Comments: New Directors series in 1967.

Merle Oberon

Comments: Merle Oberon was paid tribute on October 4, 1971. She also appeared at the Festival opening.

  • 1971

Merv Griffin

Comments: Emcee in 1976.

  • 1972
  • 1976

Mervyn LeRoy

Comments: Born and raised in San Francisco. Subject of an American Directors tribute in 1965. Attended Opening Night in 1981.

  • 1981

Meta Louise Foldager

Comments:

Micha X. Peled

Comments:

Michael Almereyda

Comments:

  • 1995, Nadja, Director

Michael Barker

Comments: SONY distributor

  • 2003

Michael Barry

Comments: Son of actor Gene Barry. Appeared in the New Directors series.

Michael Besman

Comments:

Michael Caine

Comments: Subject of tribute. Film clips shown.

Michael Camerini

Comments:

Michael Canzoniero

Comments:

  • 2003, hyper, Director

Michael Chandler

Comments:

Michael Crawford

Comments:

Michael Douglas

Comments: Attended 1974 screening of Janis; Star of Streets of San Francisco attended 1975 Opening Night Party at the Hyatt Regency.

  • 1974
  • 1975

Michael Ehrenzweig

Comments: 2004 GGA feature doc juror.

  • 2004

Michael Fox

Comments: GGA juror.

  • 2005

Michael Glawogger

Comments:

Michael Goorjian

Comments:

Michael Hausman

Comments:

Michael Hofmann

Comments:

  • 2006, Eden, Director

Michael Jacobs

Comments:

Michael Jungfleisch

Comments:

  • 2006, Eden, Producer

Michael Landis

Comments:

Michael Lehmann

Comments: Chose Simon of the Desert for Indelible Images, 2001.

  • 2001

Michael Mackenzie

Comments:

Michael Magnaye

Comments:

Michael Mayer

Comments: Participated in the symposium “Censorship and the Actor’s Art” at Grace Cathedral; Executive Director of Independent Film Importer & Distributors of America

  • 1966

Michael Overbeck

Comments:

Michael Palin

Comments: Closing Night film in 1985.

Michael Palm

Comments:

Michael Patrick Jann

Comments:

Michael Pearlman

Comments:

Michael Powell

Comments: Attended Opening Night in 1985. Appeared with his film Gone to Earth in 1986. Received Kurosawa Award in 1987.

  • 1985

Michael Radford

Comments:

Michael Rappaport

Comments: Attended Opening Night in 1996.

  • 1996

Michael Ritchie

Comments: Attended Opening Night.

  • 1973

Michael Smith

Comments:

  • 1997, Jessie's Gone, Director

Michael Smuin

Comments: Attended Gala for Nicolas Cage.

  • 1998, Choreographer

Michael Varming

Comments:

Michael Verhoeven

Comments:

  • 1970, O.K., Director

Michael Wallin

Comments:

Michael Winterbottom

Comments:

Michal Aviad

Comments:

Michel Ciment

Comments: Positif magazine writer. 2003 guest programmer, State of Cinema Address. 2004, 2005 programming consultant.

  • 1999
  • 2003
  • 2004
  • 2005

Michel Khleifi

Comments:

Michel Legrand

Comments: Tribute recipient.

  • 1980, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, Composer

Michel Ocelot

Comments:

Michel Subor

Comments:

Michelangelo Antonioni

Comments: October 27, 1968 tribute

  • 1968, Cronaca di un Amore , Director
  • 1968, L'Avventura, Director

Michèle Ray-Gavras

Comments:

Michelle Camarda

Comments:

Michelle Chu

Comments:

Michelle Panzer

Comments: Hedwig and the Angry Inch

  • 2001

Michelle Rosier

Comments:

Michelle Valladares

Comments:

Mickey Hargitay

Comments:

Miiko Taka

Comments: Accepted David O. Selznick Award on behalf of actor Toshiro Mifune

  • 1966

Mika Kaurismäki

Comments:

Mike Cahill

Comments:

Mike de Leon

Comments:

Mike Leigh

Comments: Discovering Mike Leigh, at the 1986 SFIFF, was the first Mike Leigh retrospective in U.S.

Mike Medavoy

Comments:

  • 1999, Producer

Mike Nichols

Comments: Craft of Cinema tribute.

  • 1969

Mike Seely

Comments:

Mike Shaw

Comments:

Mikhail Romm

Comments: Soviet filmmaker.

  • 1962

Miklos Jancso

Comments: Attended Opening Night.

  • 1991

Milena Dravic

Comments:

Miles Matthew Montalbano

Comments:

Milos Forman

Comments: Subject of a tribute in 1969. Attended screening of Hearts of the West in 1975. Attended Opening Night screening of Swann in Love in 1984. Recipient of the 2004 Lifetime Achievement in Directing Award.

  • 1969
  • 1975
  • 1984
  • 2004, Hair, Director

Miloslav Ruzek

Comments: Czech ambassador to the United States.

  • 1959

Mimmo Calopresti

Comments:

Minkie Spiro

Comments:

Minyong Jang

Comments:

Miou-Miou

Comments:

Mira Sorvino

Comments:

Miranda July

Comments:

Mircea Dragan

Comments:

Mirjam Quinte

Comments:

Mirjana Jokovic

Comments:

Miro Bilbrough

Comments:

Mirra Bank

Comments:

  • 2002, Last Dance, Director

Mitch Glick

Comments: A Man of Substance

  • 2002

Mitsuo Yanagimachi

Comments:

Molly Haskell

Comments: Accompanied her husband Andrew Sarris.

  • 1993

Mona Skager

Comments: Festival Director

Monika Woehrl

Comments:

  • 2004, Fragile, Production advisor

Monique Barbaroux

Comments: Centre National de la Cinématographie.

  • 2001

Monte Hellman

Comments: “New American Director” Series

Monti Aguirre

Comments:

Morgan Spurlock

Comments:

Morton Subotnick

Comments: San Francisco avant garde composer served as judge for the Darius Milhaud Award.

  • 1964

Moses Venegas

Comments:

Moufida Tlatli

Comments: Satyajit Ray Award recipient 1995.

Moussa Sene Absa

Comments:

Muriel Merlin

Comments: Life of Jesus

  • 1998

Myriam Aziza

Comments:

Myriam Mézières

Comments:

Nadia Fares

Comments: Skyy Prize juror.

  • 1998

Nadir Moknèche

Comments:

Nancy Kelly

Comments:

Nancy Pelosi

Comments: House Speaker (and former Festival volunteer) Pelosi attended the screening of Fog City Mavericks at the Castro Theatre, April 29, 2007.

  • 2007

Nanette Burstein

Comments:

Nanette Sorensen

Comments:

Nangayoma Ng’oge

Comments:

  • 1984

Naomi Uman

Comments:

  • 1999, Leche, Director

Natalia Savonova

Comments:

Natalie Chan

Comments:

Natalie Wood

Comments: San Francisco native born July 20, 1938. Subject of a tribute October 23, 1976; accompanied by husband Robert Wagner.

  • 1976

Natalija Vekic

Comments:

Nathan Golden

Comments: U.S. Commerce Department representative.

  • 1959

Naum Kleiman

Comments: Mel Novikoff Award recipient, 1994.

  • 1994

Nazario Ayala

Comments:

Neil Burger

Comments:

Neil Young

Comments:

Nelson George

Comments:

Nestor Almendros

Comments: Tribute, March 20, 1986, interviewed by Edward Guthmann.

Néstor C. Fernández

Comments: Representative of the Mexican Motion Picture Actors Guild.

  • 1959

Nick Broomfield

Comments:

Nick Doob

Comments:

Nick Gomez

Comments:

Nick Park

Comments:

Nick Shumaker

Comments:

Nick Yepa

Comments:

  • 2001, Española Valley High School, Director

Nickole Collins

Comments:

  • 2000, Legacy, Film subject

Nicolas Cage

Comments: Attended the Peter J. Owens Award gala for Annette Bening at the 40th San Francisco International in 1997. Attended the following year as the recipient of the Peter J. Owens Award.

  • 1997

Nicolas Humbert

Comments:

Nicolas Klotz

Comments:

Nicolas Philibert

Comments:

Nicolas Saada

Comments: Cahiers du Cinéma writer interviewed Kurosawa Award recipient Clint Eastwood.

  • 2001

Nicole Atkinson

Comments:

Nicole Betancourt

Comments:

Nicole Brown

Comments: Attended 1979 Opening Night tribute to Alec Guinness with O.J. Simpson.

  • 1979

Nicole Newnham

Comments:

Nicole Page

Comments:

  • 2007, A Walk to Beautiful , Director of Business Affairs

Niki Caro

Comments:

Nina Catalano

Comments:

Nina Dickens

Comments:

Nina Hagen

Comments:

  • 1995, Performer

Nina Rappaport

Comments:

Ninfa Dawson

Comments: Festival Volunteer in 1986

Ning Ying

Comments:

Nitzan Gilady

Comments:

Niven Busch

Comments: Filled in for Joel McCrea when he no-showed for his tribute. Board of Directors member for the festival. Interviewed Robert Mitchum on stage at Mitchum’s tribute.

Noelle Gillmor

Comments: Inventor of “transonics” dubbing technique.

Noriko Nakajima

Comments:

Norman Mailer

Comments:

  • 1987

O.J. Simpson

Comments: Attended Opening Night in 1978; Attended Opening Night tribute to Alec Guinness in 1979 with companion Nicole Brown.

  • 1978
  • 1979

Odetta Ciancarelli

Comments:

Oldrich Lipsky

Comments:

Olga Rozanova

Comments:

Olga Schoberova

Comments:

Olivia De Havilland

Comments: Presented David O. Selznick Memorial Award to Yvette Mimieux on behalf of Agnes Varda for Le Bonheur.

  • 1966

Olivier Assayas

Comments:

Olivier Dahan

Comments:

Omar Bekhaled

Comments:

Omar Epps

Comments:

Omri Hadari

Comments: Conductor lead the original score to the 1929 film The New Babylon.

Ondi Timoner

Comments:

  • 2004, DIG!, Director

Orlando Lübbert

Comments:

Orlando Rojas

Comments:

Otar Iosseliani

Comments:

Ousmane Sembène

Comments: 1993 Kurosawa Award.

  • 1993, Ceddo, Director
  • 1993, Xala, Director

Pablo de Ocampo

Comments:

  • 1998, Sewn, Director

Pablo Prietto

Comments:

Pál Schiffer

Comments:

Pam Grady

Comments: Member of the Golden Gate Awards Shorts jury.

  • 2007

Pam Sporn

Comments:

Pamela Calvert

Comments: GGA shorts juror.

  • 2006

Pamela Esterson

Comments:

Pamela Godfrey

Comments: Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures

  • 2001

Pamela Gray

Comments: 2004 SKYY Prize juror.

  • 2004

Pamela Harris

Comments:

  • 2002

Pamela Reed

Comments: One of three Opening Night films.

Pang Ho-Cheung

Comments:

Paola di Florio

Comments:

Paolo Cherchi Usai

Comments: 2004 Mel Novikoff Award recipient; showed shorts program, Life Is Shorts.

  • 2004

Paolo Sambrano

Comments:

Paria Sabooki

Comments:

  • 2001, Maral, Producer

Park Ki-Yong

Comments:

Park Kwang-Su

Comments:

Park Sunmin

Comments: Sky Blue industry representative.

  • 2004

Parker Posey

Comments:

Pascal Aubier

Comments:

Pascal Magnin

Comments:

Pascal Thomas

Comments:

Pascale Breton

Comments:

Pat Brown

Comments: Governor and Mrs. Brown were in attendance.

  • 1963

Pat Hartley

Comments:

Pat O’Neill

Comments:

Patrice Chéreau

Comments:

Patrice O’Neill

Comments:

Patricia Arquette

Comments: Attended the Peter J. Owens Award gala for Annette Bening at the 40th San Francisco International in 1997. Attended the same event the following year, when her then-husband, Nicolas Cage, was honored.

  • 1997
  • 1998

Patricia Clarkson

Comments:

Patricio Guzmán

Comments:

Patrick Bensard

Comments: Director of the Cinémathèque de la Danse presented Duende y Misterio del Flamenco and The Siren of the Tropics in 1996. In 2001 presented Ballerina.

  • 1996
  • 2000

Patrick Bisschops

Comments:

Patrick Bossard

Comments:

Patrick Nelson Barnes

Comments:

Patrick Sobelman

Comments:

Patrick Stanbury

Comments:

Patrick Stettner

Comments:

Patrick Tam

Comments:

Patrick Wilde

Comments:

Paul Auster

Comments:

  • 1995, Smoke, Screenwriter

Paul Burton-Mercur

Comments:

Paul Campbell

Comments: Artisan Entertainment.

  • 2001

Paul Carpita

Comments: Unvanquished tribute recipient.

Paul Charney

Comments:

Paul Clipson

Comments: Clipson’s films were featured in the performance by the band Tarantel at the live music event Halou, Tarantel and the GreenWorld, held at Mighty, May 9, 2007.

Paul Cohen

Comments:

Paul Cox

Comments:

Paul de Laubier

Comments:

Paul Devlin

Comments:

Paul Glanting

Comments:

Paul Haggis

Comments: 2005 Kanbar Award recipient.

  • 2005, Crash, Director

Paul Joyce

Comments:

Paul Leduc

Comments:

  • 1986, Frida, Director

Paul Lewis

Comments: American producer in attendance.

  • 1961

Paul M. Heller

Comments:

Paul Mazursky

Comments: Subject of a tribute.

  • 1978

Paul Meyer

Comments: Unvanquished tribute recipient.

Paul Morrissey

Comments: Chosen as a New Director in 1972.

  • 1972, Trash, Director
  • 1972, Heat, Director

Paul Newman

Comments: Subject of a tribute; onstage interview, clips program.

Paul Pena

Comments:

Paul Quinn

Comments:

Paul Rowley

Comments:

Paul Schrader

Comments: Appeared in place of Kurosawa Award recipient Robert Bresson (who was too ill to attend) to discuss his work.

  • 1988

Paul Speegle

Comments: Local columnist who acted as emcee on Opening Night.

  • 1962

Paul Winfield

Comments:

Paul Winter

Comments: Hs band, the Paul Winter Consort, performed after the film about his band.

Paulina Cruz Suárez

Comments:

Pavel Jech

Comments:

Pavel Liska

Comments:

Pavel Lozinski

Comments:

Pawel Wojtasik

Comments:

  • 2006, Naked, Director

Paz Alicia Garcíadiego

Comments:

  • 1999, Divine, Screenwriter

Pedro Almodóvar

Comments:

  • 1994, Kika, Director

Pedro Carvajal

Comments:

Pedro Costa

Comments:

  • 1998, Ossos, Director

Penelope Price

Comments:

Peng Shan

Comments:

Penny Lane

Comments:

Penny Woolcock

Comments:

Pepe Danquart

Comments:

Pepe Urquijo

Comments:

  • 1999, Beca de Gilas: Rebeca’s Story, Director

Peppe Barra

Comments:

Per Erik Erikkson

Comments:

Percy Adlon

Comments:

Pernille Rose Grønkjær

Comments:

Perry King

Comments:

  • 2001

Pete Docter

Comments: Appeared at the screening of Fog City Mavericks at the Castro Theatre, April 29, 2007.

Pete Hammond

Comments: Interviewed Owens Award recipient Ed Harris.

  • 2006

Peter Baldwin

Comments:

Peter Bamberger

Comments:

Peter Bogdanovich

Comments:

Peter Bratt

Comments:

Peter Broderick

Comments: Seminar participant: Digital Filmmaking.

  • 2000

Peter Chelsom

Comments:

Peter Coyote

Comments: Emcee for Opening Night in 1984. Attended Opening Night in 1992. Participated in On the Road at 50 event, honoring Jack Kerouac’s book, in 2007. Also appeared at the screening of Fog City Mavericks at the Castro Theatre, April 29, 2007.

  • 1984
  • 1994, Kika, Actor
  • 1997
  • 2002
  • 1992

Peter Dekom

Comments: Presenter of Kanbar Award to Paul Haggis.

  • 2005

Peter Donat

Comments: Attended Opening Night.

  • 1984

Peter Fonda

Comments:

  • 1963

Péter Forgács

Comments:

Peter Gilbert

Comments:

Peter Greenaway

Comments:

Peter Hartlaub

Comments: Interviewer.

  • 2006

Peter Ho-Sun Chan

Comments:

Peter Howitt

Comments:

Peter J. Sprague

Comments:

Peter Jennings

Comments: TV journalist. Attended Opening Night. Emceed opening portions of Film Festival, including a tribute to Irving Levin and introduced James Mason in 1967.

  • 1967

Peter Johnson

Comments:

Peter Kim

Comments:

Peter Kropénin

Comments:

Peter Marai

Comments: Life According to Muriel.

  • 1998

Peter Moore

Comments: Spouse of Anita Monga, Novikoff recipient.

  • 2005

Peter Morgan

Comments: Received Kanbar Award at the 50th SFIFF in 2007.

Peter Owens

Comments: Board of directors member and later had an award named after himself.

Peter Riegert

Comments: One of three Opening Night films.

Peter Samuelson

Comments:

  • 1998, Wilde, Producer

Peter Saraf

Comments:

Peter Sarsgaard

Comments:

Peter Scarlet

Comments: Former Film Society Artistic Director participated in Five-0 storytelling event.

  • 2007

Peter Sehr

Comments:

Peter Sellars

Comments: Delivered the State of Cinema address in 2007.

  • 2007, Daratt, Executive Producer

Peter Simpson

Comments:

  • 2002

Peter Stone

Comments:

Peter Sutherland

Comments:

Peter Toll

Comments:

Peter Ustinov

Comments: 1966 Opening Night Master of Ceremonies.

  • 1966

Peter Wang

Comments:

Phil Baker

Comments:

  • 1966

Phil Grabsky

Comments:

Phil Robinson

Comments:

Phil Silvers

Comments: Appeared onstage with Zero Mostel.

Philip Day

Comments:

Philip Ermash

Comments: Film critic with the USSR State Committee on Cinematography.

  • 1963

Philip Gröning

Comments:

Philip Haas

Comments:

Philip Herbison

Comments:

Philip Hoffman

Comments:

Philip Kaufman

Comments: As Advisory Board member for the festival, attended Opening Night events in 1985, and has attended several other Opening Nights. Chose Pather Panchali for Indelible Images in 1997. In 2006, attended onstage interview of Peter J. Owens Award recipient Ed Harris. Appeared at the screening of Fog City Mavericks at the Castro Theatre, April 29, 2007.

  • 2007
  • 1985
  • 1986
  • 1992
  • 1996
  • 1997
  • 2006

Philippe Falardeau

Comments:

Philippe Faucon

Comments:

Philippe Gautier

Comments:

  • 1999, Hathi, Director

Philippe Woitchik

Comments: Divine Body.

  • 1998

Phillip Adams

Comments:

Phillip Lopate

Comments: SKYY Prize juror 2000.

  • 2000, Juror

Pia Lindstrom

Comments: in attendance

  • 1966

Pierre Hébert

Comments:

Pierre Henry Salfati

Comments:

Pierre Menahem

Comments: GGA juror.

  • 2005

Pierre Yves Clouin

Comments:

Pino Micol

Comments:

Piotr Szulkin

Comments:

Pjer Zalica

Comments:

Placido Domingo

Comments:

Princess Alexandra

Comments: Of the British royal family. Appeared at the Festival for British Week. She arrived at the Film Festival debut.

  • 1971

Princess Christina Louisa Helena

Comments: Princess Christina of Sweden attended screening of The Emigrants.

  • 1972

Quinn Martin

Comments: Attended Opening Night in 1975, 1976, 1978 and 1979. Creator of TV show The Streets of San Francisco, he was a generous financial contributor to the Festival and was acknowledged on stage in 1976.

  • 1976
  • 1978
  • 1975
  • 1979

Q’orianka Kilcher

Comments: Presented awards to GreenWorld Contest winners.

  • 2007

R. Crumb

Comments:

  • 1985, Cartoonist

R. Elliott Guinn

Comments:

  • 2001, Espanola Valley High School, Director

Rachel Bornett

Comments:

Rachel Grady

Comments:

Rachel Libert

Comments:

Rachel Rosen

Comments:

Rafael Hernández

Comments:

Rafi Pitts

Comments:

Rahdi Taylor

Comments: Member of the Golden Gate Awards jury.

  • 2007

Rainer Gansera

Comments: FIPRESCI juror.

  • 2006

Rajat Kapoor

Comments:

Rajko Grlic

Comments:

Rajnesh Domalpalli

Comments:

Ralph Arlyck

Comments:

Ralph Hetzel

Comments: Executive VP of the International Motion Picture Producers Association; in attendance Opening Night in lieu of Jack Valenti

  • 1966

Ralph Nelson

Comments: Presented the David O. Selznick Award for 1965–66 to Servando González on the behalf of Luis Buñuel.

  • 1966

Rama Dunayevich

Comments: 2000 SKYY Prize juror.

  • 2000

Ramon Gieling

Comments:

Ramona S. Díaz

Comments:

Ramses Naguib

Comments:

Randa Chahal Sabbag

Comments:

Randy Becker

Comments:

Randy Holland

Comments:

Rani Singh

Comments:

Raoul Walsh

Comments:

Raul de Anda

Comments:

Raul de Anda Jr.

Comments:

Raul Ruiz

Comments:

  • 1997, Geneologies of a Crime, Director

Ray Bolger

Comments: in attendance

  • 1966

Ray Stark

Comments: Appeared with Barbra Streisand before screening of The Touchables to accept the Samuel Goldwyn Award.

  • 1968

Raya Martin

Comments:

Raymond Depardon

Comments:

Raymond Lee

Comments:

Raymond Red

Comments:

  • 1988, Kind, Director

Ra’anan Alexandrowicz

Comments:

Rebecca Baron

Comments:

Rebecca Pidgeon

Comments:

Rebecca Salzer

Comments:

Reece Daniel Thompson

Comments:

Reece Thompson

Comments:

Reha Erdem

Comments:

Reinhard Wulf

Comments: Accepted Golden Gate Awards for television documentary and narrative works by German directors.

  • 2007

Renato Ciasca

Comments:

René Cardona

Comments:

Renee Penegor

Comments:

Renee Tajima

Comments:

Reshpal Sandhu

Comments:

Reuben Grundy

Comments:

Rex Harrison

Comments: Rex Harrison was paid tribute on October 3, 1971. He also appeared at the Festival opening.

Rezo Chkheidze

Comments: Part of the “Russian delegation.”

Ric Martinez

Comments:

Ricardo Benet

Comments:

Ricardo Elias

Comments:

Rich Fox

Comments:

Richard Abramowitz

Comments: 2001 Skyy Prize juror.

  • 2001

Richard Beggs

Comments: SKYY juror.

  • 2005

Richard Berge

Comments:

Richard C. Haber

Comments:

Richard Farnsworth

Comments: Attended the Festival in 1984 with his wife Maggie Farnsworth.

  • 1984

Richard Goldstone

Comments:

Richard Herskowitz

Comments: SKYY juror.

  • 2006

Richard Kwietniowski

Comments:

Richard Lester

Comments:

Richard Spence

Comments:

Rick Goldsmith

Comments:

Rick McCallum

Comments: Panelist.

  • 2002

Rick Tejada-Flores

Comments:

Riju Ramrakha

Comments:

Rita Hayworth

Comments: Attended Opening Night in 1968. Subject of a tribute in 1972.

  • 1968

Rita Moreno

Comments: Selected The World of Apu for Indelible Images in 2000.

  • 2000

Rita Morrison

Comments:

Rita Rokisky

Comments:

Rita Tushingham

Comments:

Roar Uthaug

Comments:

Rob Epstein

Comments: Attended Opening Night in 1985. Chose My Beautiful Laundrette for Indelible Images in 1998.

  • 1985
  • 1998

Rob Farber

Comments:

Rob Nilsson

Comments: In 2007, the filmmaker appeared for an evening titled Carved Out of Pavement: The Work of Rob Nilsson. The director screened excerpts from his work and discussed his technique with the audience. He also appeared onstage briefly at the screening of Fog City Mavericks at the Castro Theatre, April 29, 2007.

  • 1986
  • 1988
  • 1996, Chalk, Director
  • 2007

Rob Stefaniuk

Comments:

Rob Thompson

Comments: Attended screening and Opening Night party at the Hyatt Regency.

Robb Moss

Comments:

Robert Aldrich

Comments: Director honored in the Craft of Cinema retrospective. Received Golden Gate Award. Also attended Opening Night in 1967.

  • 1967

Robert Altman

Comments: Tribute with onstage interview 1973. Appeared at Opening Night screening of The Player in 1992. Film Society Directing Award 2003.

Robert Arnold

Comments:

Robert Benayoun

Comments:

Robert Bolt

Comments: Screenwriter appeared for onstage interview and clips with frequent collaborator David Lean.

  • 1970

Robert Carlisle

Comments: Honored in Craft of Cinema program.

  • 1967, Sofi, Director

Robert Carradine

Comments: Attended Opening Night.

  • 1978

Robert Crumb

Comments:

Robert DeBolt

Comments:

Robert Duvall

Comments: Subject of a tribute.

Robert Evans

Comments: Subject of a tribute.

  • 1976

Robert Fox

Comments:

Robert Frank

Comments: 1998 Persistence of Vision Award recipient.

Robert Gardner

Comments: New Directors series.

Robert Gitt

Comments: UCLA archivist brought print of Turnabout.

  • 2006

Robert Harris

Comments: Co-restorer of Vertigo.

  • 1996

Robert Kiveit

Comments:

  • 2003, The Enclave, Editor

Robert Levy

Comments:

Robert Mitchum

Comments: Subject of a tribute.

Robert Morley

Comments: Opening Night film.

Robert N. Zagone

Comments:

Robert Naify

Comments: Attended the 1967 Festival with wife.

Robert Nathan

Comments:

Robert Redford

Comments:

Robert Sarkies

Comments:

Robert Stone

Comments:

Robert Thompson

Comments: Attended Opening Night.

Robert Trujillo

Comments:

Robert Tullis

Comments:

Robert Wagner

Comments: Accompanied his wife, Natalie Wood.

  • 1976

Roberto Farias

Comments:

Roberto Gervitz

Comments:

Roberto Moreira

Comments:

Roberto Sneider

Comments:

Robin Tunney

Comments:

Robin Williams

Comments: Peter J. Owens Award recipient at 50th SFIFF in 2007. A frequent Festival attendee.

  • 1986
  • 1998
  • 2003

Robin Wright Penn

Comments: At Owens Award gala for Sean Penn in 1999. Chose Faces for Indelible Images in 1999.

  • 1999

Robyn Hitchcock

Comments:

  • 1998, Storefront Hitchcock , Film subject

Rock Hudson

Comments: Appeared at John Frankenheimer retrospective, as the star of Frankenheimer\'s just-finished new feature (which turned out to be Seconds).

  • 1965

Rod Steiger

Comments:

Rodion Nakhapetov

Comments:

Rodney Evans

Comments:

Rodolfo Kuhn

Comments:

Rodrigo Moscoso

Comments:

Roel Bos

Comments:

Roger Le

Comments: GGA shorts juror.

  • 2006

Roger Andrieux

Comments:

Roger C. Miller

Comments: Alloy Orchestra member. Musician for Dans la Nuit, 2004. Blackmail, 2005. Not So Quiet Silents shorts program and The Eagle, 2006.

  • 2004
  • 2005
  • 2006

Roger Craig

Comments: Attended Dream for an Insomniac Opening Night.

Roger Michell

Comments:

Roger Montalbano

Comments:

Roger Moore

Comments: Master of ceremonies of Opening Night party at the Hyatt Regency.

  • 1975

Roger Vadim

Comments: Subject of a tribute.

Roger Weisberg

Comments:

Roko Belic

Comments:

Rolf Koot

Comments:

  • 2003, The Enclave, Producer

Roman Coppola

Comments: Presented the Founder\'s Directing Award to Walter Salles in 2010 at Film Society Awards Night

  • 2002, CQ, Director
  • 2010, award presenter

Roman Karmen

Comments: Part of the “Russian delegation”; appeared with his documentary The Great Patriotic War.

Roman Polanski

Comments: Craft of Cinema Retrospective

  • 1966

Romed Wyder

Comments:

  • 2000, No Coffee, No T.V., No Sex, Director

Ron Ely

Comments: Played “Tarzan” on TV

  • 1968, Actor

Ron Havilio

Comments:

Ron Howard

Comments: Presented Kanbar Award to Peter Morgan.

  • 2007

Ron Mann

Comments:

  • 1993, Twist, Director

Ron Turner

Comments: Last Gasp publisher attended Crumb on Opening Night.

  • 1995

Rona Hartner

Comments:

Ronald Levaco

Comments:

Ronald Neame

Comments:

Ronald Reagan

Comments:

  • 1965

Ronit Avni

Comments:

Ronnie Montagne

Comments: Appeared at screening.

Rosalind Russell

Comments: Subject of a tribute. Onstage interview with clips.

  • 1970

Rosanne Aguirre

Comments:

Rosario Dawson

Comments: Received the inaugural Midnight Award to honor a dynamic young American actress who has made outstanding contributions to independent and Hollywood cinema. She and fellow honoree Sam Rockwell received the award at a ceremony at the W Hotel, April 28, 2007.

  • 2007

Rose Troche

Comments:

Ross Partridge

Comments:

Rossana Podesta

Comments: Married to Mario Vicario.

Rossy de Palma

Comments:

  • 1994, Kika, Actor

Rouben Mamoulian

Comments: Subject of a tribute.

Ruby Yang

Comments: Presented Horse Thief as part of Indelible Images in 2001.

  • 2001

Rudolf Biermann

Comments:

Ruma Guhathakurta

Comments:

Run Run Shaw

Comments: Legendary Hong Kong producer attended with his wife and daughter, Violet.

Russell Merritt

Comments: Interviewed Mel Novikoff Award recipient Kevin Brownlow onstage at the Castro Theatre.

  • 2007

Ruth Gannett Kahn

Comments: Author of book on which the film is based; autographed book at screening.

  • 1999, My Father's Dragon

Ruth Gordon

Comments: Subject of a tribute.

  • 1973

Ruth Roman

Comments: Attended Opening Night ceremonies in 1965.

  • 1965

Ruth Warrick

Comments: Actor. Attended opening night.

  • 1967, other

Ruthie Shatz

Comments:

Ryan Carmody

Comments:

Ryan Fenson-Hood

Comments:

Ryan Fleck

Comments:

Ryan McCulloch

Comments:

Ryan Shaw

Comments:

RZA

Comments:

S. Doiguchi

Comments: Japanese exhibitor.

  • 1959

S. Smith Patrick

Comments:

S.L. Jalan

Comments:

Sabine Huber

Comments:

Sabrina Lloyd

Comments:

Sabrina Nouri

Comments:

Sacha Mirzoeff

Comments:

Sachiko Woods

Comments:

Sadia Shepard

Comments:

Saika Takeuchi

Comments:

Sally Kirkland

Comments:

  • 1987, Anna, Actor

Sally Potter

Comments: 1993, at Festival to receive Satyajit Ray Award. Interviewed Joan Allen onstage in 2005.

  • 2005, Yes, Director

Salomé Breziner

Comments:

  • 1993, Blue, Director

Salome Jens

Comments: Appeared at John Frankenheimer tribute, as a star of Frankenheimer\'s just-finished new feature (which turned ut to be Seconds).

  • 1965

Sam Dunn

Comments:

Sam Green

Comments: Golden Gate Awards juror in 2005. Golden Gate Awards Shorts juror in 2007.

  • 2005
  • 2007

Sam Jaffe

Comments: Well known Hollywood character actor (Ben Hur) attended Opening Night.

  • 1959

Sam Marks

Comments:

Sam Peckinpah

Comments: Subject of a tribute on October 26.

Sam Rockwell

Comments: Received the inaugural Midnight Award to honor a dynamic young American actor who has made outstanding contributions to independent and Hollywood cinema. She and fellow honoree Rosario Dawson received the award at a ceremony at the W Hotel, April 28, 2007.

  • 2007

Saman Minapara

Comments:

Samantha Yu

Comments:

Samir Fakhry Self

Comments:

  • 1984, Director

Samir Nasr

Comments:

Samuel Ball

Comments: In 2004, attended as the adult advisor to the youth film Four Short Films About Love.

  • 2004

Samuel Baker

Comments: Musician with Lambchop accompanied Sunrise.

  • 2003

Sander Bais

Comments: Appeared at screening

Sandra Baker

Comments: Spouse of Frederick Baker.

  • 2002

Sandra Ballesteros

Comments:

Sandra Davis

Comments:

Sandra Dee

Comments: Sandra Dee did a voiceover role for The Snow Queen.

Sandra Wong

Comments:

Sandrine Ray

Comments:

Sandro Franchina

Comments:

Sandro Kopp

Comments: Artist/actor accompanied Tilda Swinton at State of Cinema and FSAN.

  • 2006

Sandy Guthrie

Comments:

Santiago Loza

Comments:

Santino Chuor

Comments:

Sapana Sakya

Comments: Member of the Golden Gate Awards Shorts jury.

  • 2007

Sarah Blake

Comments:

Sarah Friedland

Comments:

Sarah Green

Comments:

Sarah Hamady

Comments:

Sarunas Bartas

Comments:

Satomi Matsuzaki

Comments: Musician with Deerhoof accompanied screening of Heaven and Earth Magic.

  • 2006

Satybaldy Narymbetov

Comments:

  • 1999, Biography of a Young Accordion Player, Director

Saul Bass

Comments: Graphic designer who designed several Festival posters in attendance.

  • 1961

Saul Zaentz

Comments: Film Society Awards Night presenter in 2006. Appeared at the screening of Fog City Mavericks and participated in a Q&A session at the Castro Theatre, April 29, 2007.

  • 2006

Saw Teong Hin

Comments:

Scarlet Cheng

Comments: 2002 SKYY Prize juror.

  • 2002

Schooly D

Comments: Performed music from the film at the Castro Theatre with Joe Delia.

Scot McFadyen

Comments:

Scott Cooper

Comments:

Scott Hogsett

Comments:

Scott Kravitz

Comments:

  • 2007, Loom, Director

Scott McGehee

Comments:

Scott Noble

Comments:

Scott Pearson

Comments:

Scott Pearson

Comments:

Scott Smith

Comments: Panelist, ShortFilms.Com seminar.

  • 2000

Scott Stark

Comments:

Scott Stewart

Comments: Panelist.

  • 2002

Sean Penn

Comments: Recipient of the Peter J. Owens Award.

Sean Welch

Comments:

Sebastian Alfie

Comments:

Sebastián Cordero

Comments:

Seidy Lopez

Comments:

Serena Down

Comments:

Serge Bromberg

Comments: Archivist, presented Treasures from a Chest program.

  • 2001

Serge Le Péron

Comments:

Sergei Bodrov

Comments:

Sergei Bondarchuk

Comments: Subject of a Craft of Cinema seminar.

Sergei Dvortsevoy

Comments:

Sergei Mikhalkov

Comments: Soviet director served on the jury.

  • 1963

Sergei Solovyov

Comments:

Sergio Basso

Comments:

Sergio Citti

Comments: Director, screenwriter attended Festival in connection with tribute to Pasolini.

  • 2002

Serik Aprymov

Comments:

Serik Toubandykov

Comments:

Séverine Cornamusaz

Comments:

Seymour Cassel

Comments: Attended the Festival in 1995.

  • 1995

Shaji

Comments:

  • 1990, Birth, Director

Shari Robertson

Comments:

Sharmila Tagore

Comments: Accepted Akira Kurosawa Award for Lifetime Achievement in Directing on behalf of Satyajit Ray at a screening of The World of Apu on May 4, 1992. Ray had passed away on April 23, 1992, the day before the Festival started.

Sharon Farrell

Comments: Hollywood actress in attendance with Vince Edwards.

  • 1963

Sharon Stone

Comments: Auctioneer at the 41st SFFIF Gala.

  • 1998

Sheila M. Sofian

Comments:

Shelley Winters

Comments: Subject of a 1976 tribute.

  • 1976, Actress

Sherine Salama

Comments:

Sheryl Lee

Comments:

Sheryl Mousley

Comments: GGA juror.

  • 2006

Shilpi Gupta

Comments:

Shimichi Shibusawa

Comments: Japanese ambassador to the United Nations.

  • 1959

Shinji Sakoda

Comments:

Shirin Neshat

Comments:

  • 2001, Shirin Neshat Unveiled, Director

Shirley Clarke

Comments: New American Directors series

Shirley MacLaine

Comments: Subject of a tribute in 1973. Attended Opening Night in 1974.

  • 1973
  • 1974

Shirley Temple

Comments: Attended Opening Night in 1960. Member of Festival board of directors in 1965. Introduced The Bluebird in 1965. Quit board in 1966 in protest over screening of Night Games.

  • 1960
  • 1965

Shola Lynch

Comments:

Shu Kei

Comments:

Shu Lea Cheang

Comments:

Shu Shuen

Comments:

Shubhra Swarup

Comments:

  • 2002, Birju, Producer

Shui-Bo Wang

Comments:

Shunji Iwai

Comments:

  • 2002, All About Lily Chou Chou, Director

Shykeela Shepard

Comments:

Sid Caesar

Comments: With Imogene Coca, introduced Mayor George Moscone on Opening Night.

  • 1977

Sid Ganis

Comments: President of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Sid Ganis presented Wernor Herzog with the Directing Award at FSAN.

  • 2006

Sidney Sheldon

Comments: Author attended Opening Night tribute to Alec Guinness.

  • 1979

Silvia Haselbeck

Comments:

Silvio Soldini

Comments:

Simcha Jacobovici

Comments:

Simeon Damevski

Comments:

Simon Abkarian

Comments:

  • 2005, Yes, Actor

Simon Shore

Comments:

Simone Signoret

Comments: Attended screening of French film Nude in a White Car.

  • 1959

Sirin Aysan

Comments:

  • 2007, A Walk to Beautiful , Associate Producer

Sissy Spacek

Comments:

Slava Tsukerman

Comments: Liquid Sky was chosen by Jon Moritsugu for Indelible Images in 1999.

Slawomir Grünberg

Comments:

  • 2002

Snooky Flowers

Comments: Former saxophonist for Joplin’s Kozmic Blues Band.

  • 1974, Janis, Film subject

Sofia Coppola

Comments: Attended party for Anna in 1987.

  • 1987

Soheir Abdel Kader

Comments: 2001 GGA Grand Prize juror.

  • 2001

Sokly Ny

Comments:

Solveig Anspach

Comments:

Solveig Dommartin

Comments:

Sonia Furio

Comments:

Sonia Herman Dolz

Comments:

Sonia Hsu

Comments: Representative for Chang-Tso-Chi Film Studio, Darkness and Light.

  • 2000

Sonia Infante

Comments:

Sonia Laszlo

Comments: FIPRESCI juror 2004.

  • 2004

Sonia Mindlin

Comments: Spouse of Underground Game composer.

  • 2006

Sonke Wortmann

Comments:

Sophie Bredier

Comments:

Sophie Constantinou

Comments:

Sophie Teper

Comments:

Spalding Gray

Comments:

Spencer Nakasako

Comments:

Spencer Pekar

Comments:

Spike Jonze

Comments: The Virgin Suicides director’s then-husband.

  • 2000

Spike Lee

Comments: Attended world premiere screening of She\'s Gotta Have It at the Palace of Fine Arts. When the Marina district suffered a blackout, Lee rose to the stage and entertained the crowd until the power came back on and his film could continue. Crooklyn closed the 1994 Festival. In 2007, Lee received the Film Society Directing Award.

Srdjan Dragojevic

Comments:

Srdjan Karanovic

Comments:

Stacey Steers

Comments:

Stacy Keach

Comments: Actor attended Opening Night party at the Hyatt Regency.

  • 1975

Stacy Peralta

Comments:

Stan Dragotti

Comments:

Stan Lathan

Comments:

Stanka Veselinov

Comments: Minister of Culture, Yugoslavia.

  • 1962

Stanley Donen

Comments: Subject of 1975 tribute; film clips shown. Recipient of 1995 Kurosawa Award.

  • 1975

Stanley Kramer

Comments: Appeared with stars Anthony Quinn and Virna Lisi.

Stanley Kwan

Comments:

  • 1989, Rouge, Director

Stanley Mosk

Comments: California Supreme Court Justice and Chairman of 1967 Festival.

  • 1967

Stanley Nelson

Comments:

Stefan Fraticelli

Comments:

Stefan Tolz

Comments:

  • 2002, On the Edge of Time: Male Domains in the Caucasus, Director

Stephan Elliott

Comments:

Stephanie Igunbor

Comments: Princess and the Warrior

  • 2001

Stephen Fry

Comments:

Stephen Landau

Comments:

Stephen Sotor

Comments:

Stephen Taylor

Comments:

Stephen Woolley

Comments:

Steve Cochran

Comments:

Steve Engel

Comments:

Steve Jacobs

Comments:

Steve James

Comments:

Steve Rothenberg

Comments: Artisan Entertainment

  • 2001

Steve York

Comments:

Steven Arnold

Comments:

Steven Ascher

Comments:

Steven Bergman

Comments: Digital panelist.

  • 2002

Steven Bognar

Comments:

Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer

Comments:

Steven Guevara

Comments:

  • 2003, Si Se Puede (Yes We Can), Director

Steven Jenkins

Comments: Member of the Golden Gate Awards Shorts jury.

  • 2007

Steven M. Martin

Comments:

Steven Matheson

Comments: GGA juror.

  • 2005

Steven Okazaki

Comments:

Steven Raphael

Comments: The Land Girls.

  • 1998

Steven Spielberg

Comments: Subject of 1975 tribute. Helped finance Kagemusha.

Stewart MacKinnon

Comments:

Stewart Stern

Comments:

Stig Bergqvist

Comments:

Stockard Channing

Comments: Attended Harvey Keitel tribute in 1996. 2001 Peter J. Owens Award recipient.

  • 1996

Stuart Whitman

Comments: Attended Closing Night 1959. He was in The Sound and the Fury (1959), a Jerry Wald-produced film. In attendance at Opening Night 1966. San Francisco native.

  • 1959
  • 1966

Sue Costabile

Comments:

Sue Mingus

Comments:

Sujata Dutta Gupta

Comments: Wife of producer of Waves After Waves.

  • 1962

Sumiko Haneda

Comments:

Sunny Lee

Comments:

Susan Dynner

Comments:

Susan Gerhard

Comments: GGA juror.

  • 2005

Susan Graef

Comments:

Susan Kohner

Comments: Hollywood actress.

  • 1960

Susan Martin

Comments:

Susan Shadburne

Comments:

Susan Skoog

Comments:

Susan Sontag

Comments: Attended Opening Night in 1996.

  • 1996

Susan Stern

Comments:

Susan Woods

Comments: Programmer, East Lansing Film Festival.

  • 2000

Susan Wrubel

Comments: Distributor, New Yorker Films.

  • 2000

Suso Cecchi d’Amico

Comments:

Susumu Hani

Comments: Craft of Cinema Series

Suzana Amaral

Comments:

Sven Taddicken

Comments:

Svetlana Karmalita

Comments:

Sydney Lumet

Comments: Subject of a tribute.

  • 1969

Sydney Pollack

Comments: Subject of a tribute; his film Bobby Deerfield was Opening Night film.

Sylvia Binsfield

Comments:

  • 2007, Dorme, Director

Sylvia Miles

Comments:

  • 1972, Heat, Actor

T.C. Rice

Comments: Bandits.

  • 1998

Tad Danielewski

Comments:

Taggart Siegel

Comments:

Taieb Louhichi

Comments:

Takahiro Misuta

Comments: Head of Toho International.

  • 1959

Takushi Tsubokawa

Comments:

  • 2007, Aria, Director

Talese Harris

Comments:

Tamako Yoshida

Comments:

Tamara Rosenfeld

Comments:

Tan Chui Mui

Comments:

Tanya Haden

Comments:

Tapan Sinha

Comments: Calcutta director in attendance on jury.

  • 1961

Tariq Teguia

Comments:

Tatiana Vilhelmova

Comments:

Taylor Hackford

Comments: 2005 Directing Award screening.

Ted Kotcheff

Comments:

Teemour Diop Mambéty

Comments: Djibril Diop Mambéty retrospective in 1999.

  • 1999

Tennessee Ernie Ford

Comments: Tennessee Ernie Ford was the 1963 Master of Ceremonies for the Awards Ball November 12.

  • 1963

Teodora Mihai

Comments:

Terence Davies

Comments: Appeared with his Terence Davies Trilogy in 1984.

  • 1984, Children, Director, Screenwriter

Terence Yin

Comments:

Teresa Metcalf

Comments:

Teresa Villaverde

Comments:

  • 1992, Alex, Director, screenwriter

Teri Lang

Comments:

Terry Donahue

Comments: Member of Alloy Orchestra, which provided live musical accompaniment.

Terry Zwigoff

Comments:

  • 1995, Crumb, Director

Tess Girard

Comments:

Tetsuki Ijichi

Comments:

  • 2002

Thad Povey

Comments:

Thelma Schoonmaker

Comments: Attended with husband, Michael Powell, in 1987 and 1995.

  • 1987
  • 1995

Theo Ellington

Comments: GGA Juror in 2006.

  • 2006

Thierry Frémaux

Comments: Artistic Director, Institut Lumière accepted Mel Novikoff Award in 1995.

  • 2000
  • 1995

Thierry Knauff

Comments:

Thierry Michel

Comments:

Thomas Allen Harris

Comments:

Thomas Balmès

Comments:

Thomas Dolby

Comments: Appeared at the Music and Multimedia conference at the Castro Theatre, May 7.

  • 1994

Thomas G. Miller

Comments:

Thomas Luddy

Comments: Board of Directors Member for the festival.

Thomas Riedelsheimer

Comments:

Tierney Gearon

Comments:

Tiffanie DeBartolo

Comments:

Tiffany Shlain

Comments:

Tilda Swinton

Comments: State of Cinema Address presenter.

  • 2006

Tim Taylor

Comments: GGA shorts juror.

  • 2006

Tim Blake Nelson

Comments:

Tim Boxell

Comments: Member of the Golden Gate Awards Shorts jury.

  • 2007

Tim Roth

Comments: Received Piper-Heidsieck Award, 1995.

Tim Taylor

Comments: Member of the Golden Gate Awards Shorts jury.

  • 2007

Timothy \'Speed\' Levitch

Comments: Attended Genghis Blues screening.

  • 1999

Tina M. Bastajian

Comments:

  • 2001, Jagadakeer . . . Between the Near and East, Director

Tina Naccache

Comments:

Tina Weymouth

Comments:

Tobias Schneebaum

Comments:

  • 2001, Keep the River on Your Right: A Modern Cannibal Tale, Film subject

Tod Lending

Comments:

Todd Berry

Comments:

Todd Korgan

Comments:

Todd Le Jeune

Comments:

Todd Rundgren

Comments: Appeared at the Music and Multimedia conference at the Castro Theatre, May 7.

  • 1994

Todd Solondz

Comments:

Todd Traina

Comments:

Tofik Shahkverdiev

Comments:

  • 1996, filmmaker

Tom Bernard

Comments: President of Sony Pictures Classics, distributor.

  • 1999
  • 2003

Tom Blair

Comments: Subject of a tribute with Jon Jost.

Tom DiCillo

Comments:

Tom E. Brown

Comments:

Tom Hyland

Comments: Skyy juror and Life of Jesus rep.

  • 1998

Tom Laughlin

Comments: Directing debut of the director of the Billy Jack films.

Tom Luddy

Comments:

Tom Noonan

Comments:

Tom Togashi

Comments: The Bird People of China.

  • 1998

Tom Verlaine

Comments: Musician for Tom Verlaine: Music for Film program.

  • 2000

Tom Waits

Comments: Attended Dead Man with Neil Young and Jim Jarmusch in 1996. Attended Robert Altman gala in 2003.

  • 1996
  • 1998
  • 2003

Tom Wilkinson

Comments:

Tomás Gutiérrez Alea

Comments: Cuban filmmaker subject of a tribute in 1979.

Tommy Noonan

Comments: Actor from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and other Hollywood films.

  • 1959

Tommy Pallotta

Comments: Producer of A Scanner Darkly showed first reel and talked about film.

  • 2006

Tommy Redmond Hicks

Comments:

Tomonari Nishikawa

Comments:

Toni Hanna

Comments:

Tony Bennett

Comments: Sang ”I Left My Heart in San Francisco” on Opening Night.

  • 1976

Tony Bill

Comments:

Tony Bui

Comments:

Tony Campos

Comments:

Tony Chan

Comments:

Tony Hardmon

Comments:

Tony Mandich

Comments:

Tony Rayns

Comments: SKYY Prize juror.

  • 1998

Tony Zarindast

Comments: Part of the New Director series.

Toshiaki Nakazawa

Comments:

Toshiro Mifune

Comments: Attended the 1990 Festival.

  • 1990

Tove Torbiörnsson

Comments:

Tracey Carness

Comments:

Tracey Ullman

Comments: Did a reading of Alan Bennett writings for Bennett tribute that he could not attend.

  • 1997

Tracy Seretean

Comments:

Treat Williams

Comments:

  • 2004, Hair, Actor

Trevor Sands

Comments:

Truman Capote

Comments: First screenwriter to receive a Festival tribute.

  • 1974

Tsering Rhitar Sherpa

Comments:

Tuesday Weld

Comments: Subject of a tribute.

Udayan Prasad

Comments:

Ulrike Koch

Comments:

Uri Zohar

Comments:

Urs Egger

Comments:

Ursula Ferrara

Comments:

Valentin Hitz

Comments:

Valera Nikolaev

Comments:

Valeria Golino

Comments:

Valerie Casey

Comments: ShortFilms.Com panelist.

  • 2000

Valery Ogorodnikov

Comments:

Vanessa Roth

Comments:

Vanessa Woods

Comments:

Vassily Ordynsky

Comments:

Veit Helmer

Comments:

Veljko Bulajic

Comments:

  • 1963, Kozara, Director, Screenwriter

Velvy Appleton

Comments:

Vera Fogwill

Comments:

Vic Morrow

Comments: Appeared as part of the New Director series.

Vicente Amorim

Comments:

Vicente Franco

Comments:

Vicky Funari

Comments:

  • 2000, Live Nude Girls UNITE!, Director

Victor Bellomo

Comments:

Victor Borge

Comments: Opening Night emcee and introduced films Once There Was a War and Claude in 1967. Opening Night emcee in 1969.

  • 1967
  • 1969

Victor Nord

Comments:

Victor Nuñez

Comments: New Directors series.

Victor Quinaz

Comments:

Victor Schonfeld

Comments:

Victoria Gamburg

Comments:

Victoria Livingstone

Comments:

Victoria Principal

Comments: Attended Opening Night screening of The Odessa File at the 1974 SFIFF.

  • 1974

Victoria Shin

Comments: Sky Blue industry representative.

  • 2004

Vincent Bal

Comments:

Vincent Monnikendam

Comments:

Vincent Price

Comments: Attended the Opening Night events in 1981. Subject of a tribute in 1985.

  • 1981

Vincent Schiavelli

Comments:

Vincent Ward

Comments: Attended for the New Directors series.

  • 1980

Vincente Minnelli

Comments: Attended Opening Night with then-wife Denise Hale.

  • 1968

Vincenzo Amato

Comments:

Violet Feng

Comments:

Violet Shaw

Comments: Attended with her father, legendary Hong Kong producer Run Run Shaw, for the screening of Enchanting Shadow.

  • 1960

Virginia Madsen

Comments:

Virginia Mayo

Comments: In audience at Raoul Walsh tribute.

  • 1972

Virna Lisi

Comments: Appeared at Closing Night party in 1965.

  • 1965, Actor

Vít Klusák

Comments:

Viva

Comments:

  • 1969, Lion's Love, Actress

Vivian Kleiman

Comments:

Vivian Nikolich

Comments:

Vladimir Ivashev

Comments:

Volker Schlöndorff

Comments: Swann in Love Opening Night film in 1984.

Vudi

Comments: Musician with American Music Club accompanied screening of Street Angel.

  • 2005

Vyacheslav Tikhonov

Comments:

Walt Disney

Comments: Native Son Award recipent in 1965. The same year his film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was shown at the festival.

Walter Keane

Comments:

  • 1966

Walter Murch

Comments: Chose Diary of a Country Priest for Indelible Images in 1997. Appeared at the screening of Fog City Mavericks at the Castro Theatre, April 29, 2007.

  • 1997

Walter Shenson

Comments: Walter Shenson was a former San Franciscan and brother-in-law to SFIFF founder, Irving Levin.

Wang Guangli

Comments:

Wang Shaudi

Comments:

Ward Serrill

Comments:

Warren Beatty

Comments: In 1997 accompanied Annette Bening. 2002 Akira Kurosawa Award recipient.

  • 1997
  • 2002, Reds, Director

Warren Cowan

Comments: Husband of Barbara Rush.

  • 1962

Warren Lockhart

Comments:

Warren Sonbert

Comments: Shown as part of program titled Enraptured Images: New Films by Gunvor Nelson and Warren Sonbert.

Wayne Wang

Comments: Attended Harvey Keitel tribute in 1996.

  • 1995, Smoke, Director
  • 1996

Wendell Corey

Comments: Hollywood actor in attendance

  • 1963

Werner Herzog

Comments: Recipient of the Film Society Directing Award in 2006.

  • 1988
  • 1995

Werner Penzel

Comments:

Wesley Morris

Comments: GGA feature doc juror in 2004. Interviewed Film Society Directing Award recipient Spike Lee onstage at the Castro Theatre in 2007.

  • 2004
  • 2007

Wilfrid Hyde-White

Comments: Served on jury.

  • 1964

Will Parrinello

Comments:

Will Shank

Comments: Author of Celluloid San Francisco at book signing.

  • 2006

Willem van de Sande Bakhuyzen

Comments:

  • 2003, The Enclave, Director

William Aldrich

Comments:

William Allyn

Comments:

William Bird

Comments: The Chamber of Commerce president presented the Native Son Award to Walt Disney at the 1965 festival.

William Crow

Comments: Musician with Lambchop accompanied Sunrise.

  • 2003

William Everson

Comments:

  • 1996, Film historian

William Farley

Comments:

  • 1996, broke, Director

William Holden

Comments: The actor was honored in the Craft of Cinema retrospective programs during the 1967 festival.

  • 1967

William Russell

Comments: FIPRESCI juror 2004.

  • 2004

William Tyler

Comments: Musician with Lambchop accompanied Sunrise.

  • 2003

William Wellman

Comments: Attended screening as part of The American Director series.

  • 1965, Wings, Director

Willie Brown

Comments: Mayor of San Francisco.

  • 1996
  • 1997
  • 1998
  • 1999

Willie Chan

Comments: Here with Jackie Chan (no relation).

Willie Mays

Comments:

Winnie Huang

Comments:

Winona Ryder

Comments: Owens Award recipient.

Wladyslaw Spychalski

Comments: Mayor of Warsaw came with Polish delegation.

Woo Jung Cho

Comments:

Woo Ming Jin

Comments:

Wu Di

Comments:

Wu Mi-sen

Comments:

Wu Tianming

Comments:

Xandra Castleton

Comments:

Xavier Koller

Comments:

Xavier Pérez Grobet

Comments:

Xiaolu Guo

Comments:

Xie Jin

Comments:

Xuan Ngoc Evans

Comments:

Yamina Benguigui

Comments:

  • 1998, Immigrant Memories—The North African Inheritance, Director

Yamina Chouikh

Comments:

  • 1998, Ark of the Desert , Editor

Yang Li-Chou

Comments:

Yann Samuell

Comments:

Yasuhiko Nakajima

Comments: Studio executive Go.

  • 2002

Yen Yen Woo

Comments:

Yesim Ustaoglu

Comments:

Yim Ho

Comments:

Yin-Ju Chen

Comments:

Ying Liang

Comments: Received the SKYY Prize in 2006.

Yoav Potash

Comments: Adult advisor for Chavez 101 in 2003.

  • 2003

Yoav Shamir

Comments:

Yoo Hyun-Mok

Comments:

Yousra

Comments:

Yousry Nasrallah

Comments:

Youssef Chahine

Comments:

Yuka Sugiyama

Comments:

Yuli Raizman

Comments:

Yulia Soltsneva

Comments: Widow of Alexander Dovzhenko, subject of a retrospective. She directed several films based on his scenarios.

  • 1969

Yurek Bogayevicz

Comments:

  • 1987, Anna, Director

Yuri Dobrokhotz

Comments: Union of Cinema Workers, USSR.

  • 1962

Yuri Ilyenko

Comments:

Yves Billon

Comments:

Yves Montand

Comments: Attended reception for Nude in a White Car with wife Simone Signoret in 1959. Subject of a tribute in 1978.

  • 1959

Yvette Mimieux

Comments: Accepted a David O. Selznick Memorial Silver Laurel Award on behalf of Agnès Varda for the film Le Bonheur.

  • 1966

Zach Hoffman

Comments: Member of the Golden Gate Awards Shorts jury.

  • 2007

Zachary Fisher

Comments:

Zachary Werner

Comments:

Zahra Omar

Comments:

Zaïda Ghorad-Volta

Comments:

Zapo Babilée

Comments:

Zero Mostel

Comments: Appeared onstage with Phil Silvers.

Zhang Yimou

Comments:

Zhang Yuan

Comments:

  • 1996, Sons, Director

Zhanna Prokhorenko

Comments:

Ziba Mir-Hosseini

Comments: Juror, Golden Gate Award Grand Prize, 2000.

  • 2000

Zlatko Vidackovic

Comments: FIPRESCI jury.

  • 2005

Zoe Bell

Comments:

Zoe Cassavetes

Comments:

Zoe Crowhurst-Robinson

Comments:

Zoran Masirevic

Comments:

Züli Aladag

Comments:

  • 2007, Rage, Director