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Commenter number four wins tickets for two to see the State of Cinema Address with Mary Ellen Mark on Sunday, May 3 at 1:00 PM at the Kabuki. Here’s how SFIFF describes it:

Acclaimed photographer Mary Ellen Mark will take the audience on a private tour of her film-set images, discussing the legendary figures in the frame as well as what was going on around them, and how what she experienced has informed her photographic and film work. She will also show and discuss her photo-essay Twins and discuss photography and film with the audience.

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Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at

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