Lost Landscapes of San Francisco

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Rick Prelinger, a guerrilla archivist who collects the uncollected and makes it accessible, presents San Francisco like you've never seen it before.

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In Rick Prelinger's annual screening of the Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, presented by the Long Now Foundation, you'll see an eclectic montage of rediscovered and rarely-seen film clips showing life, landscapes, labor and leisure in a vanished San Francisco as captured by amateurs, newsreel cameramen and studio filmmakers. His newest film, #8, has just been released. Unfortunately, at least to FORA.tv, his first two films (#1 and #2) have been ... lost.

About The Long Now Foundation


The Long Now Foundation was established in 1996 to develop the Clock and Library projects, as well as to become the seed of a very long-term cultural institution. The Long Now Foundation hopes to provide a counterpoint to today's accelerating culture and help make long-term thinking more common. We hope to creatively foster responsibility in the framework of the next 10,000 years.

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