Sat, May 20|
Clarion Performing Arts Center
Passion and Power: The Technology of Orgasm, Film Screening
This is the story of one simple invention -- the vibrator -- and its relationship to one complex human behavior -- the female orgasm.
Time & Location
May 20, 2023, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Clarion Performing Arts Center, 2 Waverly Pl, San Francisco, CA 94108, USA
About the Event
The history of the vibrator and its medical use had virtually vanished until historian Rachel Maines researching needlework patterns in early 20th century women's magazines ran across ads for electric vibrators.
It premiered at Lincoln Center to a sold-out crowd and honored with a standing ovation. It played in about 20 festivals throughout the country including the Mill Valley Film Festival.
Q&A moderated by Jeff M. Giordano will follow the screening.
$6 all-day parking at St. Mary’s Square Garage
General$10.00+$0.25 service fee