“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 […]
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.