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  1. YBCA 100: The Stud

    YBCA / SFUFF 2017, Films, Documentary, Shorts / USA / 2017 / 1 mins
    Short video highlights YBCA 100 winner, the Stud Collective.

  2. Kedi

    Ceyda Torun / Featured Programs, SFUFF 2017, Films, Documentary, Shorts / Istanbul / 2016 / 79 mins
    Hundreds of thousands of Turkish cats roam the metropolis of Istanbul freely, wandering in and out of people’s lives, claiming no owners, and living between two worlds, neither wild nor tame. The cats are the mirrors to the people, allowing them to reflect on their lives in ways nothing else could. Critics and internet cats agree — this cat documentary will charm its way into your heart and home as you fall in love with the cats in Istanbul.

  3. Never A Cover

    Lauren Tabak & Susannah Smith / Featured Programs, SFUFF 2017, Films, Documentary, Shorts / USA / 2015 / 10 mins
    Short documentary about the Lexington Club, San Francisco’s only Dyke/Queer bar that closed in 2015 after 18 years in business.

  4. The North Pole

    Yvan Iturriaga / Featured Programs, SFUFF 2017, Films, Documentary, Shorts / USA / 2017 / 70 mins
    The North Pole is a political comedy web series about three best friends born and raised in North Oakland, CA, who struggle to stay rooted as their neighborhood becomes a hostile environment. Across seven outrageous episodes, Nina, Marcus, and Benny fight, dream, and plot hilarious schemes to save the place they call home. Facing both gentrification and global warming, they combat evil landlords, crazy geoengineering plots, and ultimately each other.

  5. The Stories We Will Tell: Interactive Media and Placemaking

    Resheduled events, Multimedia Performance, Live Documentary, 360 Video Documentary, SFUFF 2018, Documentary, Shorts / 150 mins
    Virtual reality, 360° video, performance, and live cinema offer the possibility of expansive interactive documentary storytelling that is uniquely spatial. But what blind spots exists when mediamakers and audiences adopt these immersive technologies? How can cities and communities use of these emerging strategies to increase civic participation and greater dialogue? This night starts with a gallery of interactive and VR film experiences, followed by the performance of new work from Vero Majano, Keith Wilson, and a collaboration between City Hope resident Heather Escandon and Adam Snell, followed by a lively panel discussion on the role of interactive media in the future of urban documentary. This event was postponed due to bad air quality. It has been rescheduled to Feb 1, 2019. Your ticket is transferable to the new date. We also offer refunds. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

    In This Program: BETHLEHEM 360°, City of Sparkles, Gangway, Real Refuge, Remember Los Siete: Chapter 1, ¡Viva La Evolución!

    RESCHEDULED The Stories We Will Tell: Interactive Media and Placemaking

    February 1, 2019 7:00 pm

  6. Take This Hammer

    Richard O. Moore / Featured Programs, SFUFF 2017, Films, Documentary, Shorts / USA / 1964 / 44 mins
    “Take This Hammer” is a documentary film produced and directed by KQED (TV)'s Richard O. Moore for National Educational Television in 1963. It features KQED's mobile film unit following author and activist James Baldwin, as he holds frank exchanges with local people on the street and meets with community leaders in the Bayview and Western Addition neighborhoods.

  7. We Are In Crisis

    Dylan McLaughlin / SFUFF 2017, Films, Shorts / USA / 2016 / Documentary / 3 mins
    A lyrical cry for radical change, a short film made in gratitude to the water protectors, the land, and the water. #NODAPL