SFDocFest: 17 BLOCKS
May 31 only
Made in a unique collaboration with filmmaker and journalist Davy Rothbart, 17 BLOCKS focuses on Emmanuel, a promising student, his brother Smurf, a local drug dealer, his sister Denice, an aspiring cop, and his mother Cheryl, who must conquer her own demons for her family to prosper. Spanning two decades, 17 BLOCKS illuminates a nation’s ongoing crisis through one family’s raw, stirring, and deeply personal saga.
Directed by Davey Rothbart. US. 2019.