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Drugs in the Tenderloin: hosted by the Roxie Theater

The Tenderloin Museum brings Robert Zagone’s Drugs in the Tenderloin to the Roxie Theater on January 28th for a one night only special engagement. 

Drugs in the Tenderloin played to two sold out shows at the museum, and will now play on the big screen for the first time ever. This film is not available to see any other way, so don’t miss out on your last chance to see it in the foreseeable future. Drugs in the Tenderloin is a documentary shot guerilla style, directed by Robert Zagone in 1966; it captures the Tenderloin as it transformed into a center for young queers and drug users.The film is a chance to catch a rare glimpse of the Tenderloin’s past, and to hear first hand from the people who lived there. 

About the Tenderloin Museum:
The new Tenderloin Museum celebrates the rich history of one of San Francisco’s oldest and most unique neighborhoods. The dynamic evening programming has also gained attention for its value to the community. Peter Kane of SF Weekly described the museum as “a vital repository of cultural memory,” and the programming as “already making an indelible mark on the neighborhood's cultural map.” The museum tells the story of the Tenderloin community, past and present.

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

**The Thursday 1/28 show is SOLD OUT ONLINE. Additionally, approximately ten minutes prior to the screening, available rush tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis to those in line. We just added 4 screenings of Drugs in the Tenderloin on Saturday, 1/30 and Sunday, 1/31 at 4:30pm in the Little Roxie and Tuesday, February 2 and Thursday, February 4 at 7pm in the Little Roxie (film only)

Join the director and the Tenderloin Museum team for an official after-party at Dalva's Hideout (3121 16th St) immediately following the screening on 1/28.

Later Event: February 12
Let's Toast the Gangway