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The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019)

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  • Thu, Sep 8

Director: Joe Talbot Run Time: 121 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2019

Starring: Jimmie Fails, Jonathan Majors, Mike Epps, Rob Morgan, Tichina Arnold

Country: United States
Language: English


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About the film:

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 Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind.

The Last Black Man in San Francisco is a poetic and picturesque ode to the title city, to friendship and to the universal urge to find a place to call home.”

—Peter Howell for Toronto Star

About the filmmaker:

Joe Talbot is a fifth-generation San Franciscan and award-winning filmmaker. His feature-length debut, The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019)—adapted from the life of childhood friend and longtime collaborator, Jimmie Fails—won the 2019 Sundance Film Festival Directing Award, as well as a Special Jury Prize for Creative Collaboration. Rolling Stone hailed the debut feature as “the best film of 2019.”

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