Finding Place

A collection of films centered around the idea of place as it pertains to home, refuge, community, and the politics of Blackness which denies access to places both physically and symbolically.

DISPLACED

Danielle Thompson

Narce Guinto

As gentrification changes the landscape of Oakland, young people question their future in a city that is evolving

QUEERDO

Bianka Alexandria Bell

Queerdo illustrates the landscape of San Francisco for Dee, a resiliant nonbinary 17-year old runaway, as they find a community of chosen family.

WHEN I WRITE IT

Nico Opper

Shannon St. Aubin

Two Oakland teens explore what it means to be young, black and committed to making art in their rapidly changing city.

I LIVE HERE

Shane T. Watson

After relocating to the Bay Area from the South, Stevie spends his first Saturday adjusting to his vibrant new environment and finding out that some things don't change, no matter where you are.

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