Maud's was a San Francisco lesbian bar open from 1966-1989. This collection docuements the film
Last Call at Maud's. Included are press packets, documentation of the Los Angeles premiere of the documentary at the Pacific Design Center, various
clippings and articles related to research for the film, as well as miscellaneous clippings.
This collection documents the film Last Call at Maud's, a documentary on the San Francisco lesbian bar Maud's that operated from 1966-1989. The film discussed the cultural and historical
significance of the bar as well as the vitality of the bar scene for lesbians throughout California. It sets the historical,
cultural and social context for the opening of Maud's including the formation of the Daughters of Bilitis in 1955, the development
of the San Francisco lesbian community and the need for alternatives to gay men's bars which were the targets of police raids
throughout the 1950's. The film also discusses the decline of Maud's, including the AIDS crisis and the assassination of Harvey
Milk. The documentary uses archival documents and first person interviews. The film was directed by Paris Poirier and produced
by Paris Poirier and Karen Kiss.
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