First Angry Man

Directed by Jason Cohn

“Americans hate government.” So begins this documentary by Peabody Award winning filmmakers Jason Cohn and Camille Servan-Schreiber. The First Angry Man sets out to discover why and how the modern anti-government movement began. It’s a character-driven story centered on the unlikely figure of Howard Jarvis, the man behind California’s polarizing Prop 13.

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First Angry Man: Screening and Panel

Join SFUFF and SF IndieFest for the Bay Area premier of First Angry Man, a looks at the man who led the fight for Prop 13, followed by a panel discussion with the filmmakers and public policy experts who will discuss the current impacts of Prop 13 on homeowners, cities, and the state as a whole.