Skip to main content



  1. Portraits of Our City 1986-1996

    James Q. Chan and Tina Bartolome / SFUFF 2017, Films, Documentary, Shorts / USA / 2017 / 7 mins
    Lingering shots of city spaces are recontextualized by the intimate voiceovers of queer encounters in 80’s & 90’s San Francisco. This is an excerpt of a longer piece.

  2. The Pruitt-Igoe Myth

    Chad Freidrichs / SFUFF 2014, Documentary / USA / 2012 / 79 mins
    A full-length documentary about the people who created a community in an inhospitable public housing project in St. Louis, MO.

  3. Rock the Boat

    Thea Mercouffer / SFUFF 2014, Documentary / USA / 2011 / 54 mins
    A full-length documentary about citizens reclaiming the LA River and winning over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to reverse its own work and return the waterway to its original state.

  4. Telos: The Fantastic World of Eugene Tssui

    Kyung Lee / Documentary, SFUFF 2015 / USA / 2014 / 55 mins
    A journey through the lens of director Kyung Lee as she aims to present an accurate and unvarnished portrait of the social idealist, complex character, and visionary architect Dr. Eugene Tssui.

  5. This Night, Who is Gonna Cry For You

    Dolissa Medina / SFUFF 2017, Films, Documentary, Shorts / USA / 2014 / 5 mins
    A tribute video to the Mission District's now-closed Esta Noche nightclub, the last Latino gay bar in San Francisco

  6. Thomas Hirschhorn: The Gramsci Monument

    Angelo A. Lüdin / Documentary, SFUFF 2015 / USA / 2015 / 94 mins
    From idealistic conception in Paris to the struggles of implementing Lüdin's vision together with locals and residents of Forrest Houses, a public housing project in the Bronx, this documentary takes us behind the creation of the Gramsci Monument.

  7. Urbanized

    Gary Hustwit / SFUFF 2014, Documentary / USA / 2011 / 85 mins
    A full length documentary about the innovative responses to rapid urbanization by the cities of Bogota in Columbia, Santiago in Chile, Cape Town in South Africa, and Stuttgart, Germany.

  8. Viva House

    Ole Elfenkämper and Kathrin Seward / SFUFF 2018, Documentary, Shorts / USA / 2018 / 15 mins
    The film documents one day at the food pantry and is set in two tiny row houses which are operated by Willa and Brendan since 1968. Since then, they have served food to more than one million people, created after school programs, reading groups for children and many more activities to empower their Baltimore neighborhood.
    Plays In:
    Warm Souls, Cold World

    City Hope SF
    November 16, 2018 7:00 pm

  9. We Are People

    Jules Retzlaff / SFUFF 2018, Documentary, Shorts / USA / 2018 / 2 mins
    A day in the life of a young organizer.
    Plays In:
    RESCHEDULED Coming Up: Youth Empowerment

    xSpace at Youth Art Exchange
    February 2, 2019 4:00 pm

  10. Women’s March Film

    Mischa Hedges / SFUFF 2018, Documentary, Shorts / USA / 2018 / 30 mins
    On January 21, 2017, hundreds of thousands of women marched on Washington, DC. The same day, hundreds of sister marches took place across the country and around the world. For some, it was their first time marching, for others, the continuation of a decades-long fight for human rights, dignity, and justice. For all, it was an opportunity to make their voices heard. It was the largest one-day protest in American history.
    Plays In:
    Protest and Celebration in Our Shared Spaces

    Roxie Theater
    November 11, 2018 6:00 pm Tickets Available at Door