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  1. Hotel 22

    Elizabeth Lo / SFUFF 2018, Documentary, Shorts / USA / 2015 / 8 mins
    Each night in Silicon Valley, the Line 22 transforms from a public bus into an unofficial shelter for the homeless. This short documentary which premiered at Sundance 2015 captures one dramatic night on the Hotel 22 bus.
    Plays In:
    Warm Souls, Cold World

    City Hope SF
    November 16, 2018 7:00 pm

  2. In the Wake of Ghost Ship

    Jason Blalock / SFUFF 2017, Films, Documentary, Shorts / USA / 2017 / 21 mins
    Last December, Oakland’s Ghost Ship warehouse fire claimed 36 lives, the nation’s deadliest fire in over a decade. It also set off a wave of scrutiny of live/work spaces across the country. Seven miles from Ghost Ship, a legendary punk collective called Burnt Ramen is fighting back against sudden eviction. This short film won the Golden Gate Award for Best Short Film at the 2017 San Francisco International Film Festival.

  3. Lost Rivers

    Caroline Bâcle / Documentary, SFUFF 2015 / 2012 / 72 mins
    Recounts a time where in almost every city rivers flowed freely. In meeting with visionary urban thinkers, activists, and artists from around the world, this documentary explores why and how they disappeared, and if we could and will ever see them again.

  4. The Mural

    Francisco Guijarro / SFUFF 2017, Films, Documentary, Shorts / USA / 2014 / 19 mins
    This film follows the stories of several artists with developmental disabilities working with the non-profit The Arc San Francisco and civic artists from Free Space to paint a wall-sized mural that aims to erase barriers. The film explores the unlimited nature of art and its capacity to express freedom, even for those individuals whose lives seem to be confined to the boundaries of their disabilities.

  5. Neighborhoods: The Hidden Cities of San Francisco: The Fillmore

    Peter L. Stein / SFUFF 2014, Documentary / USA / 1999 / 84 mins
    Part of a PBS series on neighborhoods, this segment tells the story of San Francisco’s premier Japanese-American and African-American community and the profound impact urban renewal had on the fabric of American cities, including that of the Fillmore in San Francisco.

  6. No Vacancy

    Abhi Singh / SFUFF 2017, Films, Documentary, Shorts / USA / 2016 / 17 mins
    “No Vacancy” chronicles the experiences of local artists who strive to live in San Francisco while facing economic challenges and threat of eviction. Profiled artists include two who were part of a group of artists recently evicted from the art studio in the “Beast on Bryant” building, now being developed for new housing.

  7. Not With Fire, but with Paint

    Molly Manning Walker / SFUFF 2018, Documentary, Shorts / Colombia / 2018 / 17 mins
    When Wilmer Alcaron fired that bullet into the back of young graffiti artist Diego Felipe Berrera, he did not know the corruption this would uncover within the judiciary system of Colombia.
    Plays In:
    Street Art as Political Currency

    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Public Knowledge Annex
    November 15, 2018 6:00 pm

  8. Occupy the Farm

    Todd Darling / SFUFF 2016, Documentary / USA / 2014 / 107 mins
    Urban farmers break onto land in San Francisco to plant acres of vegetables to prevent the land from being developed.

  9. Painting the Town

    William Higbie / SFUFF 2018, Documentary, Shorts / USA / 2018 / Documentary / 18 mins
    “Painting the Town” is a short-form documentary film that offers a view upon Detroit’s surging independent movement of street art and graffiti. This once renegade art form - often expressed in massive building-sized murals - depicts subjects, both abstract and whimsical, as well as deeply personal. How is this medium changing the face of Detroit, its popularity, and even its economy? But most of all, how can street art bring people together in ways that never been imagined a few short years ago?
    Plays In:
    Street Art as Political Currency

    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Public Knowledge Annex
    November 15, 2018 6:00 pm

  10. Point of Pride

    Dimitri Moore / Documentary, SFUFF 2015 / USA / 2014 / 26 mins
    A documentary film about the Bayview/Hunter's Point neighborhood. A recent Official Selection of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, Point of Pride combines archival footage from the 1950's, 60's, and 70's with present-day viewpoints and reactions to these images from the past to create a compelling portrait of a community marked by struggle and fueled by hope.