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Shorts

A silhouette of a pianist playing the piano in a dark room.
Shorts

A Concerto is a Conversation

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A Concerto is a Conversation

Directed by Ben Proudfoot, Kris Bowers
A virtuoso jazz pianist and film composer tracks his family's lineage through his 91-year-old grandfather from Jim Crow…
A silhouette of a Black man, backlit by a dim violet colored screen light.
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A Galaxy Sits in The Cracks

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A Galaxy Sits in The Cracks

Directed by Amber Love
A short documentary in 6 parts, “A Galaxy Sits in the Cracks” engages with the ways Black communities…
A young Black woman in a leather jacket stands by a rickshaw looks to an elderly Black man with a cane; an empty desert as the backdrop
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Afro Punk Girl

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Afro Punk Girl

Directed by Annetta Laufer
In a dystopian, post apocalyptic Britain, a young punk discovers true rebellion when she meets a radical old…
a small crowd of people gathered in an outdoor courtyard of a residential building
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Architecture and Peace [Beyond the Building]

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Architecture and Peace [Beyond the Building]

Directed by Thatcher Bean
How can we use architecture to contribute to peace, to heal conflict, to instill dignity, to promote justice?
Two Black women stand side by side, dressed in vibrant futuristic apparel and space helmets.
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Black Space

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Black Space

Directed by Afatasi The Artist
San Francisco has a reputation of being a liberal and progressive city, but not for all residents.
A portrait of a young Black woman and man; the woman looks into the camera as the man looks into the distance beyond
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Blackness is Everything

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Blackness is Everything

Directed by Alba Roland Mejia
Blackness is Everything is an experimental/performative short film that celebrates the diversity of the Black diaspora in The…
Artwork projection with caption: "There was an energy and feeling of community pride that had seemed hidden."
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City Is Alive Bayview Murals

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City Is Alive Bayview Murals

Directed by Susannah Smith
Mini docs about several murals located in Bayview Hunters Point SF that depict the neighborhoods everyday heroes.
A man sits solemnly in a field of tall grasses; his face mask states: "Solidarity Forever Collective"
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Dedicated to Those Who

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Dedicated to Those Who

Directed by Jules Retzlaff
A hybrid doc and visual album exploring the struggles of the past, present, and future San Francisco.
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When Did You Fall In Love With Art?

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When Did You Fall In Love With Art?

Directed by Elisha Rochell
This short film focuses on when individuals who reside or have resided in Bayview Hunters Point and when…
Leon Sun, an elderly Asian man, working in his art studio.
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Leon Sun

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Leon Sun

Directed by James Q. Chan
A meditation on finding identity through art, activism, and community.
a portrait of a man and woman sitting with each other but looking sternly in opposite directions
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Merkato

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Merkato

Directed by Sosena Solomon
Merkato Journeys through the largest open air market in Africa, documenting the daily lives of four merchants and…
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Remigration

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Remigration

A portrait of Mike Evans, a young Black man, cautiously and inquisitively looking upward.
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Rent Check

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Rent Check

Directed by Jules Retzlaff, Mike Evans Jr
Mike, a young Black comedian, is conflicted upon discovering his brother's career.
A man pruning a tree with a knife
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Southernmost

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Southernmost

Directed by Lindsey Shavers, Max Shavers, Sydney Shavers
Southernmost - Celebrating Key West's Black History
Two artists paint a large mural featuring women of color and monarch butterflies.
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The Spirit of the Fillmore

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The Spirit of the Fillmore

Directed by Sophie Constantinou
Citizen Film produced a short film about the process of developing and designing the mural on the Rosa…
two people walking along a passageway of an aery space with empty lounge chairs in the foreground
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The Lo-Fab Movement: Mackenzy Vil

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The Lo-Fab Movement: Mackenzy Vil

Directed by Thatcher Bean
We have to use the process of rebuilding to rebuild lives.
a man holds a young child in his lap sitting in an armchair on the rooftop; backdropped by a night skyline
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Torre David

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Torre David

Directed by Markus Kneer and Daniel Schwartz
Torre David, a 45-story office tower in Caracas under construction, abandoned following the death of its developer and…
A Black woman sits next to a stone engraved "America Sands: 1870-1926 Gone from this earth but not from our hearts"
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Village with a Voice

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Village with a Voice

Directed by Damali Shakur Phipps
A video corrugating some of the voices still remaining in Bahama village (in 2019).