‘Drugs in the Tenderloin’ at Domy Books

Posted on 28 Nov 2011 at 10:30pm
Allen Willis

Allen Willis

Cinema Bomar, the short film series at Domy Books (1709 Westheimer), presents Drugs in the Tenderloin this Wednesday, Nov 30 at 8 pm. The 1967 film examines the pre-Stonewall “gay” scene in San Fransisco and the emergence of a new drug:¬†methamphetamine.

Drugs in the Tenderloin is one of the earlier films of pioneering African-American film maker Allen Willis, who passed away earlier this year.¬† Willis is well known for his independent films documenting the psychedelic and counter-culture movements of San Fransisco in the 1960′s.

Paired with Drugs in the Tenderloin will be the camp classic PSA “Our Friend the Policeman.” Admission is free and refreshments are available though the adjacent Cafe Brasil. For more information visit cinimabomar.org.

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