Genre

Documentary

Two young people sit on a stoop
SFUFF 2020 Films

A Love Song For Latasha

Film

A Love Song For Latasha

Directed by Sophia Nahli Allison
This short hybrid documentary carefully excavates, conjures, and archives memories shared by Latasha’s best friend Ty and cousin…
Several people in folding chairs
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A Place on 6th and Mission

Film

A Place on 6th and Mission

Directed by R.J. Lozada
A short observational documentary on the Bayanihan Community Center–a longtime institution vital to the Filipino and Filipino- American...
people surround a car passing through a roadway
SFUFF 2020 Films

A Traffic Separating Device

Film

A Traffic Separating Device

Directed by Johan Palmgren
The pitfalls of well-intended transportation planning are comedy cold.
A person speaking to a crowd
SFUFF 2020 Feature Films, SFUFF 2020 Films, Watch Now

Ada For Mayor

Film

Ada For Mayor

Directed by Pau Faus
ADA FOR MAYOR follows Ada Colau for one year, from her time spent organizing the anti-eviction fight in…
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First Street North: Another Made In Japan You Don’t Really Know About

Film

First Street North: Another Made In Japan You Don’t Really Know About

Directed by Ken Honjo
A young calligrapher from Japan experiences Little Tokyo Los Angeles.
nurse faces a downtown area
SFUFF 2020 Events, Shorts

Be Water: Civil Disobedience and the Fight for Democracy in Hong Kong

Program

Be Water: Civil Disobedience and the Fight for Democracy in Hong Kong

A night of films, storytelling, and discussion of the ongoing protest for independence in Hong Kong.
Person holding hard hat.
SFUFF 2020 Films

Building The American Dream

Film

Building The American Dream

Directed by Chelsea Hernandez
In Texas, construction workers face the deadliest conditions in the country. Building the American Dream follows three immigrant…
We shouldn't destroy the boat.
SFUFF 2020 Films

Children of Spring

Film

Children of Spring

Directed by Dusan Solomun
In this experimental doc, Syrian refugees in Germany re-enact their journey across the Mediterranean Sea.
Person in hard hat next to person holding construction tool
Feature Film, SFUFF 2020 Events

Closing Night Feature: Building the American Dream

Program

Closing Night Feature: Building the American Dream

"Build! Build! Build!" is a common refrain all over America. But who is doing the work, and what…
COMBAT AND RESIST GENTRIFICATION! DBH
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Defend Boyle Heights Action Against Gentrification

Film

Defend Boyle Heights Action Against Gentrification

Directed by Will Prada
In this short video, Defend Boyle Heights showcase their militant resistance to gentrification and art washing. By using...
We shouldn't destroy the boat.
SFUFF 2020 Events, Shorts

Diaspora: Identity and the Pathos of Global Labor

Program

Diaspora: Identity and the Pathos of Global Labor

Creative responses to diaspora and identity.
A person speaking to a crowd
Feature Film, SFUFF 2020 Events

Can One Person Make A Difference in A City of Millions?

Program

Can One Person Make A Difference in A City of Millions?

Tim (Michael) Iglesias, Joe Eskenazi, Assemblymember David Chiu, Noni D. Session
EMORY DOUGLAS THE ART OF THE BLACK PANTHERS
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Emory Douglas: The Art of the Black Panthers

Film

Emory Douglas: The Art of the Black Panthers

Directed by Andre Andreev, Dan Covert
Emory Davis, the art of the Black Panther Party, and the role of arts in revolution.
Small tv sits on a kitchen counter showing someone speaking to a crows
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First Angry Man

Film

First Angry Man

Directed by Jason Cohn
The First Angry Man looks at on the unlikely figure of Howard Jarvis, the man behind California’s polarizing…
Back of someone's head as they watch a person on TV
Feature Film, SFUFF 2020 Events

First Angry Man: Screening and Panel

Program

First Angry Man: Screening and Panel

Join SFUFF and SF IndieFest for the Bay Area premier of First Angry Man, a looks at the…
Preserve First Street North
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First Street North

Film

First Street North

Directed by Maya Santos
As the City of Los Angeles moves forward with redevelopment, Little Tokyo is working to ensure that its…
Sparks fly from blacksmithing
SFUFF 2020 Feature Films, SFUFF 2020 Films

Foundations

Film

Foundations

Directed by Olivier D. Asselin
16 years after building a blacksmith school in an abandoned warehouse in Montreal, jump starting the neighborhood upswing,…
Two young people sit on a stoop
SFUFF 2020 Events, Shorts

let me tell you what home looks like

Program

let me tell you what home looks like

How do Black women artists and activists reaffirm, reclaim, and rewrite to create spaces and narratives of the…
Person in protective gear
SFUFF 2020 Shorts

Migrant Down the Rabbit Hole

Film

Migrant Down the Rabbit Hole

Directed by Lee Wai Kwan, Yip Man Hay
Maid Arista, an Indonesian woman in HongKong, falls into a rabbit hole and finds herself reporting the anti-extradition...
Dark silhouettes of people holding umbrellas
SFUFF 2020 Films

Mong Kok First Aid 成年禮

Film

Mong Kok First Aid 成年禮

Directed by Mavis Siu
Mong Kok First Aid 成年禮 investigates the experiences and unheard stories of a group of young volunteers who…
Person sits on a couch with a serious expression
SFUFF 2020 Films

Oklahoma is Black

Film

Oklahoma is Black

Directed by Melinda James, Tatyana Fazlalizadeh
‘Oklahoma is Black’ is a portrait of Black life on the Northeast side of Oklahoma City. It is…
people play basketball with LA skyline in the background
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RegenCities

Film

RegenCities

Directed by Bobby Pitts
RegenCities is a research initiative that seeks to define the regenerative city—a concept of urban development built on...
Four people face the camera with Los Angeles in the background
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The Town I Live In

Film

The Town I Live In

Directed by Guadalupe Rosales, Matt Wolf
In the Los Angeles neighborhood of Boyle Heights, local activists and members of the art community clash over…
Industrial buildings
Feature Film, SFUFF 2020 Events

Urban Manufacturing: Nostalgia or Necessity?

Program

Urban Manufacturing: Nostalgia or Necessity?

Can maker spaces and production incubators recreate a place for working class city dwellers?
Two people with heads tilted and hands up
SFUFF 2020 Films

Witness

Film

Witness

Directed by Marie Alarcón
An experimental documentary about Bartram Village and Gardens, this contemplative collage of audio interviews and slow-motion video explores…