(Not) In My Backyard: Documents Of Bay Area Displacement, Eviction, And Homelessness
August 12 only
Join us for a
Benefit for the Coalition on Homelessness
Gentrification, displacement, and the Bay Area housing crisis are the focus of short films and a panel of powerful speakers who will inform and inspire!
Following our program of short films, the Coalition on Homelessness’ Homeless Speakers Bureau will discuss the present day housing challenges facing San Francisco.
“HOLDING OUT” – Dir. Rebecca Gourevitch, 20 mins., 2016.
With an eviction crisis reaching epic proportions in San Francisco, the city’s residents must navigate changing landscapes and communities, while also facing the loss of their homes.
“HEART OF THE CITY” (trailer/vignettes) – Dir. Jon Sadrgilany, 15 mins., 2017. This documentary film and news platform investigates San Francisco’s socioeconomic divide in the Tenderloin neighborhood and its adjacent districts.
“WHO KILLED PARK MERCED?” – Dir. Nick Pasquariello, 13 mins., 2017. For the first time in San Francisco history, the Board approved demolition of rent-controlled, irreplaceable, affordable housing. What, if any, is the future of affordable rent-controlled housing in San Francisco?
“HOME IS A HOTEL” – Dirs. Todd Sills & Kevin D Wong, 11 mins., 2016.Huan Di and her daughter Jessica navigate a new language and culture while living in Single Room Occupancy Hotels, a vital but fast disappearing housing option for San Francisco’s working class.
(Not) In My Backyard: Documents Of Bay Area Displacement, Eviction, And Homelessness: Upcoming Showtimes