Far out and groovy – Haight-Ashbury in 1967 (film)

KPIX-TV documentary presented by writer Michael McClure from 1967, about the Haight-Ashbury district in San Francisco and how it is increasingly recognized as a center for the growing ‘hippie’ counter-culture movement. As narrator Rod Sherry puts it: “Some call Haight-Ashbury another bohemia, like the Left Bank, Greenwich Village and others … But it’s more like Brigadoon: a magical land that appeared only yesterday and may be gone tomorrow.”

Catch Richard Brautigan making an appearance towards the end.

Watch the fab vid here.


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