Jimmie Fails – American Film Institute
The Last Black Man In San Francisco Film Still - Jonathan Majors and Jimmie Fails


THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO is about the city’s rapid gentrification and a man trying to reclaim a family home. Director/writer Joe Talbot and lead actor Jimmie Fails spoke to Fellows at a Harold Lloyd Master Seminar at the AFI Conservatory. Fails was also an Indie Contenders panelist at AFI FEST presented by…

Watch: Director/Writer Joe Talbot and Star Jimmie Fails Discuss THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO

THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO director/writer Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails spoke at the AFI Conservatory about shooting the rowing scene and the themes of gentrification in their film.   Watch the videos here:

Watch: Indie Contenders Roundtable

On Sunday, November 17, AFI FEST presented by Audi hosted one of the festival’s most popular panels — the Indie Contenders Roundtable. The lively conversation focused on the panelists’ indie projects and the democratization of content. Moderated by The Hollywood Reporter columnist Scott Feinberg, the Roundtable featured major talent from the AFI FEST 2019 lineup…

AFI Summit to debut at AFI FEST

AFI announced today the program for the inaugural AFI Summit that will take place at AFI FEST 2019 presented by Audi. The six-day forum of intimate conversations and dynamic panel discussions will feature acclaimed and thought-provoking filmmakers, industry leaders and academics who are making a difference. BUY A PASS TO AFI FEST 2019 DOC ROUNDTABLE…

Announcing the AFI FEST 2019 Indie Contenders Roundtable

Presented by The Hollywood Reporter and moderated by columnist and blogger Scott Feinberg, the annual Indie Contenders Roundtable at AFI FEST presented by Audi will feature a 90-minute discussion with major artists who have done standout work in independent film this year. The eight performers who will appear at the 2019 panel are: Awkwafina (THE…