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$10 Off: “Lost Landscapes” Rare Historic SF Film Night | Castro Theatre

See rare footage of SF’s past at the city’s most glorious movie palace.

The 14th year of Rick Prelinger’s Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, the annual archival film program hosted by the Long Now Foundation that celebrates San Francisco’s past and looks towards its future with a night of rare film and home movie clips of San Francisco from the 1900s to the 1980s.

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New sequences this year run the gamut from the streets of noirish downtown San Francisco in the 1940s to the lively Mission, Richmond, Sunset and Ingleside Terrace districts; family life just prior to World War II; bohemia, psychedelia and punk; newly discovered footage of the late, lamented Sky Tram and the unlamented Bayside Motel and Embarcadero FreewayCinemascope footage from the 1950s; the building of I-280; and many intimate glimpses of Latinx, Filipino, Chinese, Japanese, Black and white families.

Two nights only – December 10-11, 2019. Doors at 6:30pm. Screening at 7:30pm.

Founded by Megan & Rick Prelinger in 2004, 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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