Jenni Olson

Jenni Olson is an acclaimed filmmaker, writer, archivist and online pioneer. She is also one of the world’s leading experts on LGBT cinema history. Since premiering at Sundance in 2015, her innovative feature-length essay film The Royal Road — reflecting on an array of topics from the Spanish colonization of California to Alfred Hitchock’s Vertigo — has earned numerous awards including Best LGBTQ Film from the prestigious Ann Arbor Film Festival. The Royal Road will be released on DVD and digital on September 6th. Visit for more info.


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Vertigo, My Celluloid Madeleine

By Jenni Olson | September 6, 2016

Vertigo, My Celluloid Madeleine

Jenni Olson delves into her obsession with Hitchcock's masterpiece, and its connection to the tragic death of one of her dear friends.