The Last Black Man in San Francisco

Showings

O Cinema North Beach Fri, Jun 28 6:30 PM
O Cinema North Beach Fri, Jun 28 9:00 PM
O Cinema North Beach Sat, Jun 29 1:30 PM
O Cinema North Beach Sat, Jun 29 4:00 PM
O Cinema North Beach Sat, Jun 29 6:30 PM
O Cinema North Beach Sat, Jun 29 9:00 PM
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O Cinema North Beach Sun, Jun 30 6:30 PM
O Cinema North Beach Sun, Jun 30 9:00 PM
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O Cinema North Beach Mon, Jul 1 9:00 PM
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O Cinema North Beach Thu, Jul 4 6:30 PM
O Cinema North Beach Fri, Jul 5 6:30 PM
O Cinema North Beach Fri, Jul 5 9:00 PM
O Cinema North Beach Sat, Jul 6 1:30 PM
O Cinema North Beach Sat, Jul 6 4:00 PM
O Cinema North Beach Sat, Jul 6 6:30 PM
O Cinema North Beach Sat, Jul 6 9:00 PM
O Cinema North Beach Sun, Jul 7 4:00 PM
O Cinema North Beach Sun, Jul 7 6:30 PM
O Cinema North Beach Sun, Jul 7 9:00 PM
O Cinema North Beach Mon, Jul 8 6:30 PM
O Cinema North Beach Mon, Jul 8 9:00 PM
O Cinema North Beach Tue, Jul 9 6:30 PM
O Cinema North Beach Tue, Jul 9 9:00 PM
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O Cinema North Beach Thu, Jul 11 6:30 PM
O Cinema North Beach Thu, Jul 11 9:00 PM
O Cinema North Beach Fri, Jul 12 9:00 PM
O Cinema North Beach Sat, Jul 13 4:00 PM
O Cinema North Beach Sat, Jul 13 9:00 PM
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Description

Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind.

 

Jimmie Fails has one hope in life: to reclaim the majestic Victorian house his grandfather built. Every week, Jimmie and his only friend, Montgomery, make a pilgrimage across San Francisco to Jimmie’s dream home and imagine what life would be like if this neighborhood had never changed. When they realize the house’s current owners have moved out, Jimmie decides to recreate the home his family once had. As he struggles to reconnect with his family and reconstruct the community he longs for, Jimmie’s domestic aspirations blind him to reality.

 

Director/co-writer/composer Joe Talbot makes an astonishing feature debut, transfiguring one man’s intimate despair into a timely story that questions who has a rightful claim to a city’s identity. Inspired by the real-life story of Jimmie Fails, who plays a fictionalized version of himself, THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO elegantly engages with a loss of cross-cultural connection as one individual seeks belonging in the new incarnation of his hometown.

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