Jenni Olson

Documentary Filmmaker Presents at Saturday Night @ CIIS

Jenni Olson is director of e-commerce at and is one of the world's leading experts on LGBT cinema history. Her debut feature film, The Joy of Life world premiered at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival and went on to play a pivotal role in renewing debate about the need for a suicide barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge, as well as garnering praise from critics and audiences for its unique storytelling style. Author of The Queer Movie Poster Book (2005, Chronicle Books), Jenni was also one of the founders of where she established the massive queer film industry resource, PopcornQ. She continues to write about queer films, as well as curating, collecting, and creating them.

Jenni Olson joins writer, Stephen Elliott, for a presentation at CIIS on February 27