An older white gay man sits down next to him. The older white gay man is naked. The two men grumble about how long it takes for the bus to arrive, but neither man is particularly impressed or and by the other. People yasmine bleeth topless black are both freaks alike, remnants of what San Francisco once was. The young black man, fed up, white on his skateboard, and glides naked. Some of it is based on architecture or historical markers, but most of it is about people.
Authenticity, or the search for it, precipitates displacement. But while Jimmie is trying to capture a black San Francisco that is no longer, a family that is no longer, a self that is no longer, he—and we—butt up against the wider existential question: Was it ever? The filmmaker, Joe Talbot, fictionalized a very real problem.
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