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Castro Theater

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429 Castro St
San Francisco, CA 94114 United States

May 2019

SAN FRANCISCO—CHINATOWN RISING Premiere at CAAMFest

May 9, 2019 @ 11:30 am1:00 pm
Castro Theater, 429 Castro St
San Francisco, CA 94114 United States
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$50 – $65

This marvelous and inspirational film weaves together never-been-seen photographs and archival footage to chronicle key Chinatown community leaders who started an activist movement during 1960s, and today’s battles for social justice and equality. 

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June 2019

SAN FRANCISCO—UNSETTLED: SEEKING REFUGE IN AMERICA at Castro Theater

June 23, 2019 @ 6:00 am8:00 am
Castro Theater, 429 Castro St
San Francisco, CA 94114 United States
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$13

Still from  the documentary UNSETTLED. SAN FRANCISCO—In this powerful documentary, acclaimed director Tom Shepard (Scout’s Honor, Frameline25) follows four LGBTQ+ refugees and asylum seekers from Africa and the Middle East who have fled homophobic violence sanctioned in their home countries and championed by their families of origin. Beginning anew in San Francisco, Cheyenne and Mari (Angolan), Subhi (Syrian), and Junior (Congolese) face immense barriers to securing work, housing, and legal assistance. Fighting isolation and depression, they share stories that form…

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June 2021

SAN FRANCISCO–No Straight Lines: The Rise of Queer Comics Screening

June 27 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm
Castro Theater, 429 Castro St
San Francisco, CA 94114 United States
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$16
A person wearing a black suit holding a pen stands in front of a large wall of black and white comic illustrations.

SAN FRANCISCO–From Tom of Finland to Dykes to Watch Out For, comics and zines have been firmly embedded in queer culture since before Stonewall, through the AIDS epidemic, and continuing through today’s modern obsession with superheroes. But this deeply queer artform finally gets its true moment in the limelight thanks to Peabody Award winner Vivian Kleiman’s (Families Are Forever, Frameline37) extensive documentary that explores over 70 years of history. Featuring interviews with trailblazers like Howard Cruse, Mary Wings, Rupert Kinnard,…

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