New from A Reel of One’s Own by Andrea Thompson: The Last Black Man in San Francisco Movie Review: Home is the impossible dream in a gentrified nightmare

By Andrea Thompson

The Last Black Man in San Francisco speaks to a level of devastation that’s been discussed before, that of how racism, gentrification, and class converge over generations to leave entire neighborhoods left behind in the mad rush for profit. In the world of Jimmie Fails (co-writer Jimmie Fails, playing a fictionalized version of himself), a little girl skips happily down the street while men in hazard suits walk past to clean up the water.

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