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  1. Mannahatta

    Joshua Frankel / Shorts, SFUFF 2015 / USA / 2012 / 9 mins
    A work-in-progress music video for an Opera about Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs.

  2. The Maze

    Serginho Roosblad / SFUFF 2018, Shorts / USA / 2018 / Documentary / 24 mins
    The MacArthur Maze is one of the most important freeway interchanges in the state of California. But the Maze also cuts through four distinct landscapes that each tell a story of separation and connection.
    Plays In:
    Infrastructure for Equity

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

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Nomadic Community Gardens

    Ross Harrison / SFUFF 2017, Films, Shorts / London / 2016 / 7 mins
    Nomadic Community Gardens breathe life into disused parts of cities, which become places where nature and community thrive. This short film shows one such project near Brick Lane in East London.

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Plan of the City

    Joshua Frankel / SFUFF 2014, Shorts / USA / 2011 / 15 mins
    A classical ensemble blasts around in an urban universe to upbeat tunes. Perhaps the first urban planning music video.

  9. 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.

  10. Redemption Square

    John Moody / SFUFF 2018, Shorts / USA / 2017 / 20 mins
    In the footsteps of many unique Angelenos, a down-on-her-luck woman finds a new identity in Pershing Square, a notoriously unloved space in downtown Los Angeles.
    Plays In:
    Collective Memory in the Civic Commons

    November 15, 2018 12:30 pm