The Last Black Man in San Francisco is a film about how the California city has transformed in ways that have benefited the extremely wealthy and harmed its black residents. It's also a fairy tale about
The Last Black Man in San Francisco, the Sundance hit from director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails, is a poignant tale of a young black man searching for belonging in a rapidly gentrifying San Francisco.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's an unusually chilly and overcast Sunday in Los Angeles when the San Francisco filmmaking team and longtime friends Jimmie Fails and Joe Talbot meet for a rooftop brunch a few days
When director Joe Talbot and writer-actor Jimmie Fails began production on their debut film, The Last Black Man in San Francisco — loosely inspired by Fails’ own life story — Talbot knew they needed to
“The Last Black Man in San Francisco” began as a pipe dream of a movie pitch, from a high school dropout filmmaker and a star with little experience beyond the student theater stage. “It felt almost insurmountable,”
‘The Last Black Man in San Francisco’ is, like the city of its title: A big, bold and beautiful thing
Some movies tell you a story. Others invite you into a dream. “The Last Black Man in San Francisco,” an extraordinary debut from best friends and collaborators Jimmie Fails and Joe Talbot, obeys the intuitive