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MAKING MONTGOMERY CLIFT — LA FILM FESTIVAL

Montgomery Clift—along with Marlon Brando and James Dean—was the embodiment of the leading man-as-sensitive antihero in the American cinema of the 1950s. A decade after his death in 1966, Clift was the subject of two biographies. The first—Monty (1977), by Robert LaGuardia—was enjoyed by reader-voyeurs as a salacious romp through the intoxicated life of a […]

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HERCULES AND LOVE AFFAIR

Andy Butler: “The new Hercules show consists of myself and Alec Storey from the project Second Storey presenting songs from my ten-year catalogue in a wholly new and reinvigorated way. “The vocal component of the show will come from the original vocalist’s performances and use material from recording sessions through the years. The recorded vocals […]

WHAT IT MEANS TO WRITE ABOUT ART

Join Jarrett Earnest and Lynne Tillman for a NY Art Book Fair talk celebrating the publication of Earnest’s WHAT IT MEANS TO WRITE ABOUT ART—INTERVIEWS WITH ART CRITICS, presented by David Zwirner Books.   JARRETT EARNEST and LYNNE TILLMAN in conversation WHAT IT MEANS TO WRITE ABOUT ART Sunday, September 23, at 1 pm. NY […]

ANTONIO LOPEZ

“Antonio didn’t record—he rendered.” — Joan Juliet Buck ANTONIO LOPEZ 1970—SEX, FASHION & DISCO—an exquisite time capsule directed by James Crump—takes viewers back to the would-be golden age of the early 1970s for an exploration into the lives of artist Antonio Lopez (1943-1987) and his personal and creative partner Juan Ramos (1942-1995) as they navigated the art and […]

SÓCRATES — LA FILM FESTIVAL

After directing Querô with a cast of young non-actors from the coastal city of Santos, Brazilian director Carlos Cortez helped found Instituto Querô, “using audiovisual material as a tool to stimulate talent and broaden professional horizons” for at-risk teens, supported by UNICEF. SÓCRATES, produced by the institute and premiering tonight at the LA Film Festival, is […]