Art Film Friday: San Francisco’s Wild History Groove
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Lives of artists and poets of the Beat Era in California, with filmmaker Mary Kerr Q&A
[Pictured: Bernice Bing in her North Beach Studio above the Spaghetti Factory (late 50s photo by C. R. Snyder)]
A wave of free-spirited creativity emerged during the California Beat Era. Young, idealistic artists and poets made their own underground apart from the 50s mainstream. It was “art for art’s sake” —
San Francisco’s Wild History Groove is a rare glimpse into the lives of these individuals, their innovative work and aesthetics—“not selling out”–
“We started it (the 6 Gallery) because no place in the city would show our work. Now, it’s all gotten kind of myth-like. But it was a time, in my personal life and in my work, when I felt like I was in-control and out-of control simultaneously and it was a lot of fun—a hell of a lot of fun.” – Wally Hedrick
Live Jazz with Si & Max Perkoff!
Post screening Q&A with Filmmaker Mary Kerr
616 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley, CA 94941
Street and parking lot parking
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