Shaping SF Public Talk: Rick Prelinger Lost Landscapes #6

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A Shaping San Francisco Public Talk

FEB 29, 2012 WED at 7:30PM

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The sixth in the series of Rick Prelinger’s annual San Francisco history screenings, Lost Landscapes presents rare and generally unseen archival footage of a vanished San Francisco (1910s-1970s) in a feature-length program of historical intervention and carnivalesque celebration. It includes footage of San Francisco’s cemeteries just before their removal, unique drive-thru footage of the Old Produce Market (now Golden Gateway) in the late 1940s, cruising the newly-built Embarcadero Freeway, grungy back streets in North Beach, the sandswept Sunset District in the 1930s, and newly-rediscovered Cinemascope footage of Playland, the Sky Tram and San Francisco scenes, all in Kodachrome. This year Rick’s presenting a show composed of almost all-new material. This is interactive cinema: YOU are the soundtrack. Please come prepared to shout out your identifications, ask questions about what’s on the screen, and share your thoughts with fellow audience members.


February 28, 2012
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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