Date & Time:
Tue June 11, 2019
The Block Museum of Art
40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
Open to the public
Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind. As he struggles to reconnect with his family and reconstruct the community he longs for, his hopes blind him to the reality of his situation.
A wistful odyssey populated by skaters, squatters, street preachers, playwrights, and other locals on the margins, The Last Black Man in San Francisco is a poignant and sweeping story of hometowns and how they’re made—and kept alive—by the people who love them. In person: writer/director Joe Talbot and Jimmie Fails will participate in a post-screening Q&A.
Joe Talbot, 2019, 120 min
Presented in partnership with A24 Films
Contact The Block Museum of Art for more information: (847) 491-4000 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org