A Gripping View of Life in San Francisco’s SROs

“Before coming here from China, I thought that American homes were large, beautiful and luxurious, from the television,” says Christina, a mother who’s newly single after leaving her abusive husband. She’s crouched on the floor, helping her young daughter get dressed for the day inside their single-room home in San Francisco’s Chinatown. In the 80-square-foot […]

Five Extremely Bay Area Things to See at the 2023 SFFILM Festival

This documentary from Kevin Duncan Wong, Tod Sills and Kar Yin Tham visits the diverse residents of San Francisco’s cramped, noisy and often vermin-filled SROs. Not unhoused but not well-housed, the film’s participants show just how complicated the city’s housing situation really is.

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