Watch/Listen to past Superfest films for FREE on SFGovTV2 (or stream live!)
What: Superfest films will be shown from 7-9am on Tuesdays. Expect additional screenings and more films added during the week and weekends in the coming months. Be sure to check the SFGovTV2 schedule for updates!
Where: SFGovTV2, Channel 78 or stream live at https://goo.gl/nt9dpb
When: The following films will be shown on Tuesdays from 7-9am.
All films are captioned and audio described. See below for film listings and descriptions.
Right to be Rescued
Lefty & Loosey
This reverent ode to the service dog tells the story of German immigrant Sonja Ohldag, who is diagnosed with a seizure disorder after moving to the U.S. in 1999. Unable to afford a service animal from an organization, Sonja trains her dog herself and takes a chance on Chief, who is not your average service dog. (2016), US, 17 minutes
A young woman born with a disability searches for a career despite rampant discrimination. She travels to Japan where she finds strength in disability activism and community, and returns home with a newfound sense of pride. (2014), Myanmar/Japan, 25 minutes
"On the Outs: Reentry for Inmates with Disabilities"
ON THE OUTS follows three inmates with disabilities as they prepare for reentry, get discharged and navigate the challenges of returning to their old lives. Produced by the Amplifying Voices of Inmates with Disabilities (AVID) Prison Project, this documentary scrutinizes the prison institution and its treatment of inmates with disabilities. (2016), US, 34 minutes
"The Right to be Rescued"
The Right to Be Rescued is a short documentary about the impact of natural disasters on people with disabilities. This documentary tells the story of those disabled people left behind in Hurricane Katrina and what New Orleans and other cities are doing to make sure it never happens again. (2015), US, 15 minutes
This documentary short follows the lives of a deaf couple with hearing children and the unexpected outlet that brings their family closer together. (2015), US, 7 minutes
An unlikely heroine must deal with a particular epidemic; will she alone be able to save the world? (2014), Italy, 5 minutes
"Lefty & Loosey"
In this techy ode to film noir, two amputee veterans turned private investigators uncover a diabolical plot and must overcome their fears to crack the code and save the world. (2016), US, 5 minutes
Anna, a woman living with Multiple Sclerosis is visited by Doreen, a door-to-door proselytizer who makes herself at home and stays the day, slowly defrosting her non-welcome. Together they walk in the park, bake a chocolate cake, and watch an Ingmar Bergman film. (2015), England, 22 minutes
Forty years after the Vietnam War, the toxic remnants of Agent Orange have not faded. In this dreamlike meditation on the impact of war and the resilience of humanity, "Rhizophora" follows 11 disabled Vietnamese youth on a whimsical, poignant and whirling journey through a day in their lives. (2015), Germany, 16 minutes
Just before closing time, a completely bald man walks into a barber shop. Reflections in the window and an irritating fringe have told him that it’s time for a haircut. (2014), UK, 10 minutes
"The Sea Reminds Me"
Mark, a disabled man who cannot come to terms with his father's death, is yearning for real touch and connections. He is drawn to a Welsh seaside town, a place haunted with childhood memories. (2013), England, 11 minutes
A sharply-dressed young man with Down syndrome sneaks out of his house to visit an art museum and causes a disruption. Through humor and irreverence, this film reminds us that art can be interpreted by everyone, not just the "experts." (2016) Italy, 11 minutes