An intimate group stayed up late Monday night at the San Francisco International Film Festival to catch Addictive TV’s VJ-style show of “Eye of the Pilot” at the Kabuki, and asked plenty of curious and enthusiastic questions afterward. “How did you guys meet?” was the second favorite (after “How and what did you just do?”), and Graham Daniels gave a typically British response: “You can’t very well take out an ad saying ‘A/V artist seeks other A/V artist and hope we get on.” Still laughing, he added, “We met on a triple date.” The three-man crew treated the audience to a bonus by screening the remix that New Line Cinema commissioned them to do of the Antonio Banderas flick, “Take the Lead.” Although it was designed as a Web trailer for the film’s Internet campaign, Daniels reported that it’s become popular as a cell-phone download. (Editor’s note: If you’re hungry for more Addictive TV, they are too: “Addictive TV Eats San Francisco” at 9 p.m. tonight at Mighty, 119 Utah St.)
Mill Valley amps up the star wattage in its annual mix of local, international titles.
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When news of San Francisco Executive Director Graham Leggat’s passing hit the web, responses were heartfelt and immediate. SF360 collects a few of those thoughts.
Leggat’s eventful six-year tenure with the San Francisco Film Society changed an institution as well as the filmmaking landscape in the Bay Area and beyond.
Graham Leggat (b. March 12, 1960), executive director of the San Francisco Film Society, died at his San Francisco home on August 25, 2011, after an 18-month battle with cancer. He was 51.