• [Via SFist] Reception for the Bay Area contributors to the newly released book Smash the Church, Smash the State: the Early Years of Gay Liberation, celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion. The book, edited by Tommi Avicolli Mecca, is a collection of writings by nearly 40 authors describing their involvement in the radical groups that took the fight for queer rights and connected it to other social justice issues.

    Where: New Valencia Hall on 625 Larkin Street, Suite 202 When: 6:15 p.m.
    $5 donation requested – Snacks will be served

  • Screening of the French film La Haine directed by Mathieu Kassovitz, better known in the US for his acting in Amélie. The film, which is set in an impoverished housing project in the outskirts of Paris, is part of a series of 20 films set in Paris being screened for free as part of the cultural program of the Alliance Française which sits on the edge of the Tendernob.

    Where: Alliance Française de San Francisco on 1345 Bush Street (between Polk and Larkin) When: 5pm – Free Admission – With English subtitles

La Haine film poster