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SFUFF 2020 Films

Two young people sit on a stoop
SFUFF 2020 Films

A Love Song For Latasha

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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
SFUFF 2020 Films

A Place on 6th and Mission

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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

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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

Ada For Mayor

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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…
People crouch in the street
SFUFF 2020 Films, SFUFF 2020 Shorts

Age of the Valiant

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Age of the Valiant

Directed by Lo Chun-yip, Willis Ho Kit Wang
Two valiant youngsters take to the street for the freedom and future of Hong Kong, even it would cause...
upward shot between three glass buildings all reflecting blue sky and whispy clouds
SFUFF 2020 Films

Amazon HQ2 Pitch Videos

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Amazon HQ2 Pitch Videos

A compilation of pitch videos from Detroit, Boston, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Las Vegas, Atlanta, and Dallas/Fort Worth.
SFUFF 2020 Films

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.
Young person looks at tarp-like material
SFUFF 2020 Films

Ashmina

Film

Ashmina

Directed by Dekel Berenson
In an impoverished country, rife with contradiction, a young girl is torn between her obligation to her family…
Person holding hard hat.
SFUFF 2020 Films

Building The American Dream

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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

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Children of Spring

Directed by Dusan Solomun
In this experimental doc, Syrian refugees in Germany re-enact their journey across the Mediterranean Sea.
COMBAT AND RESIST GENTRIFICATION! DBH
SFUFF 2020 Films, SFUFF 2020 Shorts

Defend Boyle Heights Action Against Gentrification

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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...
EMORY DOUGLAS THE ART OF THE BLACK PANTHERS
SFUFF 2020 Films

Emory Douglas: The Art of the Black Panthers

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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
SFUFF 2020 Films

First Angry Man

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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…
Preserve First Street North
SFUFF 2020 Films

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,…
Shrine in a small room
SFUFF 2020 Films, SFUFF 2020 Shorts

Letter to the Outsider

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Letter to the Outsider

Directed by Dorothy Cheung
The short film is based on a letter transgresses the boundary of inside and outside, here and there....
Two people dance in a courtyard
SFUFF 2020 Films

Liberty

Film

Liberty

Directed by Faren Humes
Alex and Milagros deal with great life upheaval as they prepare to dance at their community’s redevelopment groundbreaking...
Dark silhouettes of people holding umbrellas
SFUFF 2020 Films

Mong Kok First Aid 成年禮

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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…
Person wearing protective gear crying
SFUFF 2020 Films, SFUFF 2020 Shorts

Old Running Men

Film

Old Running Men

Directed by Willis Ho Kit Wang
Grandpa Chan, 73 and Grandpa Wong, 82, run into the mist of teargas and try to protect the...
An illustration of two people surrounded by housing signs and looking distressed
SFUFF 2020 Films

Priced Out

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Priced Out

Directed by Dyan Ruiz, Joseph Smooke
Priced Out is a 6-part animated web series that follows a young couple as they discover why housing…
Four people face the camera with Los Angeles in the background
SFUFF 2020 Films

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…
Two people with heads tilted and hands up
SFUFF 2020 Films

Witness

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Witness

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