Bay Area gentrification focal point of upcoming summer film 'Last Black Man in San Francisco'

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ByWayne Freedman KGO logo
Friday, March 22, 2019
'Last Black Man in San Francisco' chronicles Bay Area gentrification
Sundance Film Festival award winner "Last Black Man in San Francisco" released its first trailer ahead of its June 14 premiere. The story examines Bay Area gentrification.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A trailer for the Sundance Film Festival's jury award-winning "Last Black Man in San Francisco" was posted online, announcing the film's June 14 theatrical release.

The story follows Jimmy Fails, who dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home built by his grandfather in a San Francisco that's undergone drastic gentrification in the 21st century.

Watch the video above for the full story by ABC7's Wayne Freedman.