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Aaron Lim

Film Aaron Lim Directed by Anson Ho Against the backdrop of Shelter in Place, a young SF Chinatown resident launches a personal mission to provide…
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Alice Street

Film Alice Street Directed by Spencer Wilkinson Two artists form an unlikely partnership to paint their most ambitious mural to date in Oakland’s downtown, ground...
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Before It Was Them, Now It’s Us

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Film Before It Was Them, Now It’s Us Directed by Gabrielle Lurie, Manjula Varghese The Bayview community reflects on how the pandemic has impacted their lives.
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Beyond Recognition

Film Beyond Recognition Directed by Michelle Grace Steinberg The quest to preserve one’s culture and homeland in a society bent on erasing them.
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COOKED: Survival by Zipcode

Film COOKED: Survival by Zipcode Directed by Judith Helfand Cooked: Survival by Zip Code tells the story of the tragic 1995 Chicago heatwave, the most traumatic in U.S....
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Film Dreamhood Directed by Cigdem Slankard DreamHood examines life in the International Village neighborhood in Cleveland, OH and captures the transformation of a community...
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EJI’s Community Remembrance Project

Film EJI’s Community Remembrance Project Directed by Equal Justice Initiative Equal Justice Initiative's campaign to recognize victims of lynching.
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Gold, Greed, and Genocide

Film Gold, Greed, and Genocide Directed by Pratap Chatterjee Describing the genocide of many California native peoples and the destruction of the natural environment as a result…
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Homeless First

Film Homeless First Directed by Anka Karewicz, Travis Schimer “Homeless First” follows the Berkeley encampment known as “First They Came for the Homeless,” a group of houseless...
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How the Coronavirus is Affecting New York City’s Food-Supply Chain

Film How the Coronavirus is Affecting New York City’s Food-Supply Chain Directed by Sam Russell At the Hunts Point Food Distribution Center, essential workers who process more than half of the city’s meat…
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LandMarked Part 5

Film LandMarked Part 5 Directed by Ada Pinkston A tribute to Fannie Lou Hamer.
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Makers of History

Film Makers of History Directed by Ryan Stopera The Golden Eagles of Ginew is part of a documentary series by Free Truth, a media company using...
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Quarantine Diary

Film Quarantine Diary Directed by Yesica Prado Photojournalist Yesica Prado shares her personal experience of living in an RV during quarantine in Berkeley.
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Rebuilding Paradise

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Film Rebuilding Paradise Directed by Ron Howard On the morning of Nov. 8, 2018, a spark from a transmission line in Northern California, coupled with...
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reimagining the city, as our own

Film reimagining the city, as our own Directed by Irene Gustafson Who has the right to the city? Who is allowed to linger on its streets, to see oneself...
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Running a Restaurant During the Coronavirus Lockdown

Film Running a Restaurant During the Coronavirus Lockdown Directed by Jun Stinson Reem Assil, a James Beard semifinalist, struggles to keep her staff employed and her restaurant afloat amid California’s…
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Film Sinew Directed by Patty L Collins Betty Cooper grew up along Little Badger Creek on the Blackfeet Nation, in Northern Montana. Betty was nurtured...
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Spirit never dies, only transitions.

Film Spirit never dies, only transitions. Directed by Logan Lynette A documentary about Blackness moving through space and time.
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The City

Film The City Directed by Ralph Steiner, Willard Van Dyke A 1930s examination of life in small towns compared to life in cities.
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The People’s Home

Film The People’s Home Directed by Billy Marchese, Peter Bratt In 2019, 50 years after Indian people occupied Alcatraz Island, a group of youth accompany original occupier, Robert…
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The Streets of New Orleans Under Quarantine

Film The Streets of New Orleans Under Quarantine Scenes from a week of weirdness under lockdown, as residents of New Orleans practice social distancing to avoid…
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What a City of Eight Million Looks Like During a Pandemic

Film What a City of Eight Million Looks Like During a Pandemic Social distancing and mass burials are now a part of New York’s cityscape. Here, front-line workers grapple with…
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Where the Pavement Ends

Film Where the Pavement Ends Directed by Jane Gillooly WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDS transports viewers to Missouri towns Kinloch and Ferguson, examining the shared histories and deep...