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SFUFF 2018

  1. Fenced In

    Lily Yu / Student, SFUFF 2018, Documentary, Shorts / USA / 2015 / 2 mins
    A West Oakland youth pushes back against the environmental pollution in her neighborhood.
    Plays In:
    RESCHEDULED Coming Up: Youth Empowerment

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

  2. Futbolistas 4 Life

    Jun Stinson / SFUFF 2018 / USA / 2018 / 40 mins
    Futbolistas 4 Life takes you into the lives of two Oakland high schoolers: One is a college hopeful and DACA applicant who’s navigating the reality of his immigration status, and the other is an American citizen who lives in fear that her undocumented parents may be deported. These youth take solace in the game of soccer that lets them, if only for a moment, put their worries on the sidelines. The film also features the fighting spirit of their coach Dania – a former professional soccer player. At a time when Colin Kaepernick and professional athletes around the world have used their platform to speak out on injustices in the U.S., Dania also uses her role to help players understand the inequities that exist in their community. A former professional athlete and the daughter of political refugees from Chile, Dania uses her love for the game and her family’s own immigrant experience to connect with and empower her players.
    Plays In:
    Sports In The City – For Economy or Community?

    Roxie Theater
    November 14, 2018 6:30 pm Tickets Available at Door

  3. Gangway

    Keith Wilson / Live Documentary, SFUFF 2018 / USA / WIP 2018 / 20 mins
    GANGWAY is an immersive live documentary piece about a recently shuttered San Francisco gay bar, The Gangway, site of police raids, queer community organizing and early AIDS activism. Combining archival material, 3D models and performance, the immersive piece explores new models for experiencing lost places and future narratives.
    Plays In:
    RESCHEDULED The Stories We Will Tell: Interactive Media and Placemaking

    February 1, 2019 7:00 pm

  4. The Headwearshop: Black Lives Matter

    Shantré Pinkney / SFUFF 2018, Shorts / USA / 2014 / 2 mins
    A woman prepares herself to join a Black Lives Matter protest.
    Plays In:
    Protest and Celebration in Our Shared Spaces

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

  5. HighRise: Out My Window

    Katerina Cizek, Prod. NFB Canada / 360 Video Documentary, SFUFF 2018, Shorts / 2011
    A journey around the globe through the most commonly built form of the last century: the concrete-slab residential tower. Global HIGHRISE residents share their views on our urban planet. From Bangalore to Beirut, to Sao Paolo, to Chicago and more.

  6. Hollamby’s Hill

    Joe Gilbert / SFUFF 2018, Shorts / London / 2016 / Documentary / 6 mins
    Tucked away in South East London is Central Hill housing estate, designed by Edward Hollamby. Like the majority of council housing in London, the estate is under threat by private developers set on demolition and promising 'regeneration'.
    Plays In:
    Infrastructure for Equity

    November 13, 2018 6:00 pm Tickets Available at Door

  7. 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

  8. Iceberg – Perestello 3.0

    orizzontale / SFUFF 2018, Shorts / Italy / 2017 / 6 mins
    What's make a urban free space a square? The video made by the Roman architecture studio Orizzontale begins with a problem of identification: how should we call the square in Marranella area that nobody - nor the City nor other institutions, bothered to name? Screening will be in collaboration with Architectural Player.
    Plays In:
    Collective Memory in the Civic Commons

    November 15, 2018 12:30 pm

  9. Life in Gray

    Leonardi Martinelli / SFUFF 2018, Shorts / Brazil / 2018 / 15 mins
    The North American premiere of a faux documentary about the ongoing social, political and economical crisis in Brazil, where the government cuts the colors of Rio de Janeiro, turning the city black and white.
    Plays In:
    The City That Holds Us

    November 12, 2018 6:00 pm Tickets Available at Door

  10. Life-Sized City – Episode 5: Tel Aviv

    Myriam Berthelet / Television Series, SFUFF 2018 / Canada / 2017 / 49 mins
    The Canadian television series “Life-Sized City” is so popular that it’s in Season 3, but has only been broadcasted in Canada and Europe with limited distribution in the U.S. Catch a rare screening of Episode 5 of Season 1 on the fascinating city of Tel Aviv-Jaffa, Israel, with its reputation as a laid-back and permissive party town in a hotbed of conflict and turmoil.
    Plays In:
    The City That Holds Us

    November 12, 2018 6:00 pm Tickets Available at Door