Fred Lyon: Living Through the Lens

When
Sun Sep 29, 2013
Where
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) Screening Room
Time
2 PM
Cost
$8 - $10
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Director and Fred Lyon in person

This world premiere is an intimate exposé of San Francisco photographer Fred Lyon, who is still going strong after seven decades behind the camera. Though Lyon is one of America's leading advertising, interior design, architectural, food, wine, and travel photographers, he is best known locally for his mood-soaked street photography of San Francisco in the ’40s and ’50s. Lyon photographed the transformation of his treasured hometown into a center for optimism, prosperity, and growth after World War II, a truly extraordinary documentation of the City in black-and-white. Fred Lyon: Living Through the Lens tells the story of this prolific, innovative artist. (2013, 52 min, digital)

This is presented as part of our Local Boy Makes Good film series, which focuses on local Bay Area filmmakers.

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415.978.2787 (Box Office)

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  1. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) Screening Room
    701 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA