17th Street Plaza World Premiere at Mill Valley Film Festival

From SFBC:

SF Bicycle Coalition member Greg Rodgers and Operations Director Frank Chan’s 17th Street Plaza premieres at the 33rd Mill Valley Film Festival in the 5@5: Gimme Some Truth documentary shorts program. This slightly experimental short combines still images and video footage of the first few weeks of the plaza’s use. Check out their website for more info.

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