Playing July 14, 2011
The Hippie Temptation
 US 1967
Produced by CBS news, The Hippie Temptation originally aired on television in August of 1967. The film showcases how the establishment (mostly in the form of veteran CBS newsman Harry Reasoner) viewed the strange happenings in San Francisco during that magical summer. Filmed right here in the Haight, this camp classic is a hilariously biased documentary featuring interviews with psychiatrists, parents and flower children. Highlights include: an interview with Jerry Garcia, clips of performances by the Dead and Canned Heart, learning all about LSD, and scenes of street life in the Haight, including the Diggers, Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park, and a light show at the Avalon Ballroom. This show may have done than any other media creation to cause young people to flock to the Haight. (50m)

Plays with assorted shorts.
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  Thur: 7:15, 9:15

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