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John Greyson in the World

October 13, 2013 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

$10

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UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Andrew J. Kuehn Jr. Foundation present “Outfest-UCLA Legacy Project Screening Series.”

“Proteus”
Directed by John Greyson

With flourishes of design, costuming, metaphor and music, filmmaker John Greyson dramatizes an 18th-century anecdote of two men, black and white, imprisoned on South Africa’s infamous Robben Island (where Nelson Mandela was later incarcerated). Their discovered affair exposes the two to severe persecution as part of a politically motivated witch-hunt.

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FREE Admission for all UCLA students with valid I.D.!
Outfest members receive two for one admission at the Billy Wilder Theater box office!

Producer: Anita Lee, Steven Markovitz, Platon Trakoshis. Screenwriter: J. Greyson, Jack Lewis. Cinematographer: Giulio Bicarri. Editor: Roslyn Kalloo. Cast: Rouxnet Brown, Neil Sandilands, Shaun Smyth, Kristen Thomson, Tessa Jubber.

35mm, color, 100 min.

 

Preceded by:
“Moscow Does Not Believe in Queers”
Directed by John Greyson

An eccentric and prescient video diary based on director John Greyson’s experience attending the 1986 Moscow Youth Festival as an out gay delegate.

Digital video, color, 27 min.

In-person: Alexandra Juhasz, Professor of Media Studies, Pitzer College; Lucas Hilderbrand, Associate Professor, Film & Media Studies, University of California, Irvine; Alonso Duralde, Senior Programmer, Outfest.

Details

Date:
October 13, 2013
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cost:
$10
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.cinema.ucla.edu/events/2013-10-13/john-greyson-world

Venue

Billy Wilder Theater
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
Website:
http://www.cinema.ucla.edu/billy-wilder-theater

Organizer

UCLA Film & Television Archive
Website:
http://www.cinema.ucla.edu/