Walking Cinema: Museum of the Hidden City

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Film Info
Director:Michael Epstein
Year of Production:2015
Film Type:Live Performance
Topic:Changing Cities
Running Time:60 min


Live Event

A 'live' documentary about San Francisco's struggles for equitable housing policies amidst a whirlwind downtown revitalization. Comprised of immersive video and live music and narration, the production explores the lives of unique residents of San Francisco's rapidly-revitalizing Mid-Market neighborhood. This is part of a series of art installations and online short videos and interactive panoramas for the Hidden City project.

This is a free show, no tickets required. Seating is limited to first 80 people at the door. Doors at 9pm, show 9.15pm.


Written & directed by: Michael Epstein
Editor/Animator: Laura Piraino
Stage Director: Jenna Welch
Playwright/Music: Jon Bernson

You might also like to see Changing Cities (May 30) or The Chinese Mayor (May 31).

Community Partner:
SF Urban Film Festival

Additional Information

Michael Epstein is a writer, interactive director, and expert in outdoor narrative experiences. He has a M.S. degree in Comparative Media Studies from M.I.T. where he specialized in literary mobile applications. Michael's media production career began as a freelance radio reporter filing segments on human issues in technology for NPR’s Morning Edition.  At M.I.T. he developed an award-winning radio show, News Lab, which explored new formats for presenting current events, including live jazz, spoken word, and news satire.