Ichikawa frequently courted controversy in his career, [but the] film that incited the most controversy, however, turned out to be the comparatively “innocent” and potentially uplifting official documentary of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. A rare documentary in Ichikawa's filmography, and
During his lifetime, gay-porn provocateur Halsted was the last person the gay pride establishment would want to associate itself with. Now Halsted’s films are in MoMA’s collection and, for pride week, the Nuart will screen a double-bill of Halsted’s L.A.
Now on Broadstream: Jeremy O. Harris presents Torrey Townsend ’s eviscerating satire OFF-BROADWAY—starring Becky Ann Baker, Dylan Baker, Jessica Frances Dukes, Jason Butler Harner, Richard Kind, Hal Linden, Jillian Mercado, and Kara Wang—directed by Robert O'Hara and streaming this weekend.
Join The Brooklyn Rail for an online screening of AGGIE, “a feature-length documentary that explores the nexus of art, race, and justice through the story of art collector and philanthropist Agnes Gund’s life. Emmy-nominated director Catherine Gund focuses on her mother’s
Tennessee Williams and Truman Capote were deeply connected and had many things in common, but a mutual, sustaining friendship—in the warm, loyal, supportive sense—may not have been among them. “Frenemies” avant la lettre, they amused and antagonized one another across