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Guerilla Drive-in: THE TIMES OF HARVEY MILK
Date Friday August 04
Time 8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location Details
West-side Santa Cruz
Railroad Tracks at Fair Ave
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorG-rant
Join us for the screening of 1985 Academy Award winning documentary. An informative, and deeply moving, encapsulated history of the Gay Rights movement, local government, injustice and activism in the S.F. Bay area.

Santa Cruz Guerilla Drive-In Presents

The Times of Harvey Milk

A powerful documentary on the life, career, and assassination of Harvey Milk, a charismatic activist and the first openly gay person elected to public office in California. After less than a year in office, Milk and the mayor of S.F. were killed by fellow city supervisor, former police officer and fire fighter- Dan White. The film includes the candle light march of 50,000 people after Milk's assassination and later- the street riots and storming of City Hall after the SF courts found Dan White guilty of involuntary manslaughter due to his "Twinky" defense (a similar pattern of in-justice and public reaction to the Rodney King trail). An essential history lesson for any activist and advocate for justice.

Friday Aug 4th, 8:30pm

Railroad Tracks at Fair Ave, Santa Cruz

Always free!

Hosted by: G-rant & ....?

Short films at 8:30, intermision and event announcements, feature starts around 9:30.

PLUS thrilling and funny short films, an intermission, great company, and a rollicking bike ride after the movie.

BRING lawn chairs, blankets, pillows, WARM clothes. friends, wine, & food to share for intermission. Bring your bike for a Midnight Mystery Ride after the movie. Donations are greatly appreciated and directly support the project and the Revolutionary Garden Society who sponsors Guerilla Drive-In.

MIDNIGHT MYSTERY RIDE: After the movies, the Santa Cruz Midnight Mystery Ride will take you and your friends on a rollicking after-hours tour of the bike ways and back streets of our fair city. Where are we going? It’s a mystery! Only the leader for that week knows. The ride is 3-5 miles long and often ends with an after-hours hoohaw, so bring a snack to share and pack your trash. A ride monthly after Guerilla Drive-In, leaving from the Saturn Café parking lot around midnight.

SANTA CRUZ GUERILLA DRIVE-IN is an outdoor movie theatre under the stars that springs up in the fields and industrial wastelands. Beyond showing great movies and bringing a broad community together, part of our mission is helping reclaim public space and transforming our urban environment into the joyful playground it should be.

SUBURBAN WASTELAND LOCATION: S on Hwy 17 to Hwy 1, Hwy 1 north to Mission St, L on Fair Ave after Feral Donuts, walk a short way along the RR tracks to the right.

BREAKING NEWS, updated summer schedule, discussion, do-it-yourself, email list, the works.

http://www.guerilladrivein.org

NEXT UP: Join us in two weeks (August 18th) for..... Dirty Dancing!
Added to the calendar on Thursday Aug 3rd, 2006 7:07 AM
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