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Andy Warhol 1960s Gay Cinema

We're bringing Andy Warhol back to the masses with a retrospective curated by Yale film professor Ron Gregg. The series examines the pop art master's earlier queer films and will be capped off with a clips lecture by Gregg. As part of our homage to Warhol, our Centerpiece Documentary will be James Raisin's can't-miss film Beautiful Darling: The Life and Times of Candy Darling, Andy Warhol Superstar.

  • Beautiful Darling, the Life and Times of Candy Darling, Andy Warhol Superstar

    Beautiful Darling, the Life and Times of Candy Darling, Andy Warhol Superstar

    USA , 2009 , 85 min. Transgender pioneer Candy Darling was a queen among muses, inspiring Andy Warhol, Lou Reed and Richard Avedon, among others. This hypnotically engaging film explores the universal question her life poses: Does anyone see me for who I really am? Text Voting Code: F110... Read more
  • Gay Aesthetics & Iconography in the Films of Andy Warhol

    Gay Aesthetics & Iconography in the Films of Andy Warhol

    USA , 90 min. A can't-miss program for Warhol lovers — and those who wish they were! Yale Professor Ron Gregg's talk will investigate the inspiration Andy Warhol's experimental films drew from the gay world of 1960s New York City.... Read more
  • Hustlers & Exhibitionists

    Hustlers & Exhibitionists

    91 min. Haircut #1 is Andy Warhol's tribute to experimental collective Judson Dance Theater and a stripteasing departure from his earlier work. In My Hustler, the striking Paul America portrays the titular butch plaything, brought to Fire Island by an older john.... Read more
  • Sex, Leather Jackets & Cigarettes

    Sex, Leather Jackets & Cigarettes

    74 min. In Andy Warhol's Mario Banana #1 and Mario Banana #2, lavishly-dressed drag performer Mario Montez suggestively eats a banana. Vinyl, Warhol’s interpretation of the novel A Clockwork Orange, is an intensely physical film, increasingly violent with an ominous edge.... Read more

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