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Filmed on Tuesday December 12, 02017
Rick is founder of Prelinger Archives in San Francisco, whose moving image holdings may be found online at www.archive.org. Rick co-founded Prelinger Library (www.prelingerlibrary.org), a publicly-available collection of historical periodicals, books, print ephemera, maps and government documents.
Our annual Lost Landscapes of San Francisco show with Rick Prelinger will run for 2 nights on Tuesday December 12 and Wednesday December 13, 02017 at 7:30pm (doors are at 6:30pm) at The Castro Theater.
Members can reserve 2 complimentary tickets to this Seminar and can purchase additional tickets. $50 Prelinger Library Patron Tickets are available both nights and include reserved seating in the theater; 100% of proceeds from the sale of these tickets go directly to the Prelinger Library.
This is the twelfth year of Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, the annual archival film program that celebrates San Francisco’s past and looks towards its future!
Combining favorites from past years with this year’s footage discoveries, this feature-length program shows San Francisco's neighborhoods, infrastructures, celebrations and people from the early 20th century through the 01970s.
New sequences this year include North Beach clubs and nightlife, colorful New Deal labor graphics, early BART footage, a scooters’ rights demonstration, dunes in the Sunset, Barbra Streisand and Ryan O’Neal shooting WHAT’S UP DOC? on location in the Richmond District, more footage of the mysterious Running Man in Chinatown and on Nob Hill, Bay Area activism, Latino families dancing on Ocean Beach, and much, much more.
Founded by Megan & Rick Prelinger in 02004, the Prelinger Library contains over 60,000 books, periodicals, maps and ephemeral print items available for research and reuse. This famed experimental research library supports artists, historians, community members, and researchers of all kinds.
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