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Film: "Screaming Queens: The Riots at Compton Cafeteria"

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Thursday, June 8, 2017

Main Library
449 Broadway
Lecture Hall


FlyerScreaming Queens introduces viewers to street queens, cops, and activist civil rights ministers who recall the riot and paint a vivid portrait of the wild transgender scene in 1960s San Francisco. Integrating the riot's story into the broader fabric of American life, the documentary connects the event to urban renewal, anti-war activism, civil rights and sexual liberation.