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Movie Calendar: Edie Sedgwick, David Wojnarowicz, William Eggleston, Antonio Banderas (and Orson Welles)

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Wednesday, January 17 - Thursday, January 18
In the bizarre, muddled Ciao! Manhattan art imitates life as glamorous socialite-turned-model-turned-Warhol-icon Edie Sedgwick, who died at age 28 from an overdose, plays Susan Superstar, a former model-turned-underground-screen-siren-turned-alcoholic who has retreated to her mother's house. The New Beverly is screening the film alongside Kiss of the Spider Woman.
WHEN: 7:30 pm; January 17 - 18
WHERE: The New Beverly, 7165 West Beverly Blvd., LA, CA 90036
ADMISSION: general $7.00; students with ID $6.00; seniors & kids $4.00.

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Friday, January 19
To celebrate the release of the book David Wojnarowicz: A Definitive History of Five or Six Years on the Lower East Side LACE will host a screening of rare East Village films by and about painter/writer/performance artist/provocateur David Wojnarowicz, who died in 1992 at the age of 38.

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Films include (but are not limited to)…
Fire in My Belly (1987): David Wojnarowicz, Music Diamanda Galas
Last Night I took a Man (1989): Text David Wojnarowicz, Images Marion Scemama, Editing François Pain
What is this Little Guy's Job in the World (1987):David Wojnarowicz
In This House (1989): Text & Image David Wojnarowicz
Around Clown (1987): David Wojnarowicz and Steve Doughton
Fear of Disclosure (1990): David Wojnarowicz and Phil Zwickler
Stray Dogs (1985): Richard Kern

WHEN: 8:00 pm; Friday, January 19.
WHERE: LACE, 6522 Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles 90028
ADMISSION: 323-957-1777