The Desert filmmaker Bo Kovitz on systemic racism in the health care system, how an East Bay hospital closure created a health care desert in the middle of one of the wealthiest areas in the country, and the impacts of that closure on how the COVID-19 pandemic hit the Bay Area
Trond Kevin Andreason on his documentary, Neighbors, and the unexpected, widespread relevance it has taken on as the coronavirus pandemic has driven people into relative physical isolation and made in-person social interactions increasingly rare.
Filmmaker Jon Osaki on his documentary, Alternative Facts, and the correlations between the U.S. government’s unlawful, racist internment of Japanese-Americans during WWII and present day policies such as the “Muslim Ban” and the detainment of Latinx immigrants in concentration camps on the U.S.-Mexico border.
The Wild director Mark Titus sat down with SDFF co-Director Jean McGlothlin to talk about his film and the battle to save Bristol Bay from mining and environmental decimation.
The directors of SDFF 2020's Opening Night film, Our Time Machine, S. Leo Chiang and Yang Sun talk art, memory, film and Maleonn and Ma Ke, the brilliant artist and his father, a Peking Opera director, at the center of their film.
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SDFF 2020 Docs Make House Calls Q&A with Cynthia Abbot & Andrea Leland filmmakers of Dick Ogg: Fisherman with host Jeffrey Zankel. Living and fishing...
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Eva Rendle, director of All That Remains discusses her film, the wildfire that tore through wine country in 2017, and the heightened state of insecurity and inequality to which it contributed among the region's farmworkers.