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San Francisco Punk Film Festival

A brand new free film festival showcasing SF’s punk roots. Dec 20-Jan 10
By - posted 12/17/2017 No Comment

The San Francisco History Center’s S.F. Punk Archive presents a four-part film series that takes you from the chaos of contemporaneous footage to recent documentaries striving to illuminate a hidden history.

Ten short years after the ultimately disenchanting Summer of Love, San Francisco harbored a new counterculture united around unrepressed outrage and the rejection of hypocrisy. Punk erupted from the city’s dark cellars and dingy underage clubs but was snubbed by local press and radio. Self-made zines, handbills, Super-8 film, vinyl and video became the instruments for recording and disseminating this explosive movement.

San Francisco Punk Film Festival
San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA
FREE but an RSVP is required.

Join in for an entertaining and illuminating exploration of the birth of San Francisco’s original punk underground.