GLIDE Legacy Committee Presents

GLIDE Social Justice Film Festival

  • GLIDE Social Justice Film Festival

Join the GLIDE Legacy Committee for an exciting, thought-provoking evening of documentary shorts that demonstrate the resilience and grace of the human spirit. The screening will be followed by a live panel discussion and Q&A with the Filmmakers.

GLIDE is a leading social service organization, a social justice movement and a spiritual community that has served vulnerable communities in San Francisco for nearly 60 years. They provide services to meet basic needs, stabilize lives, create pathways out of poverty and work for systemic change.

The GLIDE Legacy Committee, a group of young professionals in support of GLIDE’s mission, created a social justice film festival to feature moving stories that embody the organization’s mission and values, rooted in empathy, inclusion and transformation.

Doors open at 6:00 pm
Program starts at 6:30 pm

To learn more about the GLIDE Legacy Committee, please visit


Shut up and Paint

Painter Titus Kaphar looks to film as a medium in the face of an insatiable art market seeking to silence his activism.

Stranger at the Gate

A former Marine with P.T.S.D. planned to attack Muslims in Indiana—until an unexpected encounter with faith. Josh Seftel’s documentary “Stranger at the Gate” tells the story.

Video Visit

Each week, scores of people visit the Brooklyn Public Library to see their incarcerated loved ones via a free video call. Video Visit tells the story of two mothers and their sons, and the librarians who negotiate daily with the Department of Corrections in an effort to keep the families connected.

CANS can’t stand

A group of Black trans women in New Orleans fight to repeal Louisiana’s Crime Against Nature by Solicitation (CANS) law, which police and prosecutors have weaponized for 40 years.

2h 0m
First Showing
September 21, 2023
  • Assisted Listening