Barry Jenkins Image maker, people shaker
is on deck
Gig: Filmmaker, Medicine for Melancholy; Strike Anywhere Films
Where would you have your last meal on earth? L'acajou. Corned Beef sandwich. With coconut milk. And extra slaw.
Who's your favorite quintessential local character? Jeremy Tooker of Four Barrel Coffee. The guy just makes shit. As a young guy, I admire that cat, he’s done it the right way.
What's your go-to date place? I don't have one, but you can be sure we'll be drinking bourbon.
Why do you love your neighborhood? Because it's mine, biatch! Leather district.
What are you looking forward to? My new short, Remigration, is going to be a part of the FUTURESTATES series starting March 21.
What's your own secret spot? On 22nd, between Dolores and Guerrero, there’s a laundromat. Outside this laundromat, there’s a bench. And a bit of shade. Enjoy.
What's your favorite San Francisco institution? YMFY.com
What local merchant have you been meaning to check out? The Common
What would you change about San Francisco? “The rent is too damn high.”