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On Location: the Golden Gate Bridge on the Silver Screen

6/17/2013
7:00 - 8:30

Sunset

Sunset Children's Area

1305 18th Ave.

The Golden Gate Bridge has starred in more movies than any other American architectural icon. From Dark Passage (1947) to The Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) the iconic span appears in wide range of films including Superman, Star Trek, Time After Time, It Came from Beneath the Sea, Love Bug, A View to a Kill, Monsters vs. Aliens, Interview with a Vampire, and X-Men.

In honor of its 75th anniversary, Jim Van Buskirk, author of Celluloid San Francisco, (and a former SFPL librarian) offers a clip-filled program of hilariously horrifying depictions of San Francisco’s beloved red bridge.

Upcoming Events

Summer Movie: Up
Friday, July 1, 2016, 1:00 pm
Chinatown, Chinatown Meeting Room
First Tuesday Film Nights
Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 6:00 pm
Richmond, Richmond Meeting Room
Thursdays at Noon films - Field of Dreams
Thursday, July 7, 2016, 12:00 pm
Main Library, Koret Auditorium

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016, 6:30 pm
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Capturing Resilience
Through Thursday, July 14, 2016
Main Library, Mix: General Floor Area - 2nd Fl