Mary Kerr

In the early 90s Mary Kerr began her career in video production by shooting portions of Barbary Coast Bebop, a documentary about the jazz scene in San Francisco after WWII. This was aired on local PBS. Over the years she has produced several shorts on a variety of subjects. In 1995 she completed The Beach, a documentary about the art scene during the 50s in San Francisco’s North Beach. Over these last few years Kerr has been researching and acquiring material for Swinging in the Shadows, about underground artists and poets in California during the Beat Era. Venice West and the LA Scene, the first hour of this two-part documentary was completed in 2006. Her most recent film is San Francisco’s Wild History Groove.