Last Black Man in San Francisco

Winner
Best Director ~ Dramatic
Sundance Film Festival
Winner
U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Prize
Sundance Film Festival
Nominee
Grand Jury Prize ~ Dramatic
Sundance Film Festival

'The Last Black Man in San Francisco' is poignant filmmaking with an invigorating spirit.

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The Last Black Man in San Francisco

Winner of the Best Director and Special Jury Awards at Sundance, The Last Black Man in San Francisco is a sweeping story about friendship and holding on to your roots in a rapidly changing world. With his directorial debut, Joe Talbot has crafted a gorgeous tribute to hometowns and how they're made—and kept alive—by the people who love them.

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

 

R
Genre
Drama, African-American Experience
Runtime
121
Language
English
Director
Joe Talbot
Writer(s)
Joe Talbot, Rob Richert
Cast
Jimmie Fails, Jonathan Majors, Rob Morgan, Tichina Arnold, Danny Glover
Awards:
Winner, Best Director ~ Dramatic, Sundance Film Festival
Winner, U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Prize, Sundance Film Festival
Nominee, Grand Jury Prize ~ Dramatic, Sundance Film Festival
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FEATURED REVIEW
Soren Andersen, Seattle Times

It’s one of the most photographed cities in the world, but “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” offers a unique view of the City by the Bay. It’s a San Francisco, seen from the perspective Jimmie Fails, a third-generation African American San Franciscan who is the star and co-writer of the ...

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