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By Hook or By Crook + Mona's Candle Light

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Director: Harry Dodge, Silas Howard
2001 / 106min / DCP

In this ambling, San Francisco–set buddy film, Shy, newly arrived from Kansas, teams up with fellow outcast Valentine. Big dreamers, they hatch plans one night amid the revelry at the Lexington Club, the storied lez hangout in the Mission. Playing with Mona’s Candle Light “This amateur short takes us inside the eponymous San Francisco lesbian club, which operated from 1948 to 1957 and whose clientele also included Bay Area bohemians and slumming straights. On this particular night, singer Jan Jansen entertains the crowd with some Cole Porter.”—Melissa Anderson, curator Mona's Candle Light presented in 35mm

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