Fog City Mavericks
Fog City Mavericks:
The Filmmakers of San Francisco
From the creation of the motion picture by Eadweard Muybridge in 1879... to Charlie Chaplin... to George Lucas, Francis Coppola and Pixar... the filmmakers of San Francisco have done nothing short of change the world.
Gary Leva's feature documentary explores the rich cultural heritage of cinema in the San Francisco Bay area. Through interviews with such filmmakers as George Lucas, Francis Ford Coppola, Philip Kaufman, Saul Zaentz, Clint Eastwood, John Lasseter and many others, Fog City Mavericks uncovers the independent spirit and unique vision that characterizes this extraordinary collection of cinema pioneers.
This renowned film also examines how the DNA of San Francisco affects -- and reflects -- the lives and work of its artists, mirroring the culture of individuality and innovation that makes San Francisco a unique creative community.