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SFUFF 2016

  1. Another Way of Living: The Story of Reston, VA

    Rebekah Weingart-Jabi / SFUFF 2016, Documentary / USA / 2015 / 70 mins
    Visionary American planner Robert Simon sets out to build a new kind of suburban community that would integrate citizens across racial, economic, and religious divides. His ambition is realized in Reston, Va.

  2. Buchanan Mall

    Sophie Constantinou / SFUFF 2016, Shorts / USA / 2016 / 11 mins
    Buchanan Mall is five consecutive blocks of underutilized public parkland in the Western Addition neighborhood from Grove to Eddy Street. The 7,000 low-income, predominantly African-American residents who live adjacent to Buchanan Mall, face acute challenges: recent, rapid gentrification, longstanding patterns of discrimination and turf conflict, an exodus of employed adults, and decades-long cycles of displacement, unemployment, and mass incarceration. Buchanan Mall, at the center of this neighborhood, has become a nexus of violence and a place pervaded by fear.

  3. Columbus Discovers Air Pollution

    Zelda Zivny, Charlie Millenbah, Milo Wetherall / SFUFF 2016, Shorts / USA / 5 mins

  4. Home is A Hotel

    Todd Sills, Kevin Wong / SFUFF 2016, Shorts / USA / 2016 / 11 mins
    Huan Di and her daughter Jessica live in an 8ft x 10ft room with no kitchen or bathroom. Recent immigrants from China, they navigate a new language and culture while living in Single Room Occupancy Hotels, a vital but fast disappearing housing option for San Francisco's working class.

  5. The Importance of Home

    Priscilla Cohen / SFUFF 2016, Shorts / USA / 2016 / 3 mins
    A film by Wondros, a team of award-winning storytellers, graphic artists, content strategists, and design researchers who are dedicated to building a better world.

  6. Janet Delaney/South of Market

    Fay Darmawi, Janet Delaney, Ken Fisher / SFUFF 2016, Shorts / USA / 2016 / 7 mins

  7. 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.

  8. Show Me A Hero

    Paul Haggis and David Simon / SFUFF 2016, Narrative / USA / 2015 / 360 mins
    Based on the nonfiction book of the same name by Lisa Belkin, the miniseries "Show Me a Hero" tells the story of how civil rights violations tear apart Yonkers, N.Y., paralyze the municipal government, and forever change the lives of a rising politician and his constituents.

  9. TransForm: GreenTRIP Connect

    Ann Cheng / SFUFF 2016, Shorts / USA / 2016 / 4 mins
    Connect helps you instantly calculate how smart location, affordable homes and traffic reduction strategies can reduce driving and greenhouse gas emissions from residential development. It also calculates how much money and space can be saved from right-sized parking.

  10. Where My Ladies At

    Leah Nichols, Erin Lutes / SFUFF 2016, Shorts / USA / 2016 / 4 mins
    San Francisco's Golden Gate Park is known for its historic statues, but today includes zero statues of real women. The "Where My Ladies At" campaign seeks to honor a real woman with her own statue in Golden Gate Park and create gender equality within public art.