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By Sheerly Avni

Cinema by the Bay


Cinema by the Bay

By Sheerly Avni


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About the Author

Sheerly Avni is a San Francisco based film and culture writer. A former editor of, her work also has appeared in The Chicago Sun-Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Toronto Star, San Francisco Magazine, AlterNet, and of course, Truthdig. Her book about Northern California film directors, "Cinema by the Bay," was published in 2006.

She was also a workshop facilitator and editor at The Beat Within, a weekly publication by and for incarcerated youth, for fifteen years.

Sheerly is now working as a script consultant for the Netflix series "Ingobernable".


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