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"Drugs in the Tenderloin" back by popular demand!

If you missed our sold out screening of Robert Zagone’s 1966 KQED documentary Drugs in the Tenderloin, rest easy. We’re bringing it back for one night only. This film is not available to see any other way. Don’t miss out on your second chance to see it in nearly 50 years.
Drugs in the Tenderloin captures the Tenderloin as it transformed into a center for young queers and drug users. Join us for some incredible footage of the Tenderloin's past. 

One of our favorite descriptions of the film: 
“a stark and often harrowing look into the life of the street denizens of the notorious San Francisco district which was a haven for junkies, prostitutes, and pushers during the Sixties... it takes a real gutter-level look at its subject, the grainy night photography capturing beehive-haired hookers and turtle-necked dope dealers plying their trade against a smoky backdrop of seedy neon, while meth users pontificate about their high, and a youth worker takes a couple of shocked city officials on a walking tour of the area, pointing out such lurid landmarks as Market Street, known in the area as the “Meat Rack” thanks to the male hustlers who ply their trade there.”

Q&A with director Robert Zagone immediately following the film.

Get your tickets in advance!

Earlier Event: August 13
"Love Me Tenderloin"