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Wednesday, January 30, 2008, 5:00 pm

Hollywood comes to SF!
The Castro Plays Itself

Biopic of slain gay leader Harvey Milk underway in SF neighborhood.

The Castro Plays itself in Milk.

1978 Again: Enduring neighborhood icons, polished and shined for director Gus Van Zant.

Seeing double once more.

A facade of community bulletins hides space used for contemporary safe sex/anti drug billboards.

Back to the Present: The flyers in "Milk" temporarily masked layers of time and these totems of issues that challenge gays decades after Milk's murder galvanized the gay rights movement and a social confrontation that had been simmering since the Stonewall riot in New York on June 28, 1969.
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