Erin O. Kay's Fog City Cinema
San Francisco, one of the most cinematic cities in the States, has been a shooting location for some sensational stuff, from enumerable excruciating nail-biters within the confines of Alcatraz, to revolutionary primate rampages, to not-uncommon leaps from the Golden Gate. But hang up that high-drama hat this summer and get ready for comic capers across the beautiful City by the Bay! Sundays at 7:30pm, we invite you to board a sightseeing double-decker of the mind with local art director Erin O. Kay as your guide on a tour of Fog City’s most endearing movie romps.
** NWFF members: bring a friend for free to any films in this series! **
Featured ‘Frisco flicks:
Aug. 18 | Big Trouble in Little China, dir. John Carpenter
Aug. 25 | So I Married an Axe Murderer, dir. Thomas Schlamme
Sep. 1 | What’s Up, Doc?, dir. Peter Bogdanovich
Sep. 8 | Harold and Maude, dir. Hal Ashby
Featured 'Frisco Flicks:
From series curator Erin O. Kay:
San Francisco is my favorite city (aside from Seattle, duh!). I’m entirely enamored with the adventure, romance and mystery that the city is imbued with, as well as its architecture and cuisine. But alas, I don’t get to visit Fog City as often as I’d like to, so I’ve arranged for the next best thing: a tour of this wonderfully seductive town via some of my very favorite films!
If you don’t know me, here’s a quick introduction: I work as an Art Director most days, and through my work have become a resourceful scrounger and fabricator. My prop collection has a focus on telephones, televisions and typewriters, ’90s-era Walkmans, and vintage photographs of people and their bicycles. I have a strong affinity for tweed, Bauhaus simplicity, Miami art deco, and all things teal.