FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 17, 2007
Restored version of PARTING GLANCES to have its east coast premiere in NYC October 29
Los Angeles, CA –Outfest announced today that the recently restored 35mm print of the landmark film PARTING GLANCES will have its east coast premiere at Lincoln Center in New York City on October 29, 2007. Outfest has partnered with NewFest to present this screening. The film-- Bill Sherwood’s debut feature portraying urban gay life in the 1980s-- was one of the first films to address the AIDS epidemic. Members of the cast, including Steve Buscemi, Kathy Kinney, Richard Ganoung and John Bolger are scheduled to appear.
Outfest, Los Angeles’ premier LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender) film organization partnered with the UCLA Film & Television Archive in 2005 to create the Outfest Legacy Project for LGBT Film Preservation. The only program of its kind in the world, the Outfest Legacy Project works to preserve and archive influential LGBT moving images. PARTING GLANCES is the Outfest Legacy Project’s first feature film restoration.
What: The East Coast Premiere of the restored PARTING GLANCES
When: Monday, October 29, 2007
Where: The Film Society of Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theater
165 West 65th Street, NYC
6:30 pm: VIP Pre-Reception, held in the Frieda and Roy Furman Gallery at Lincoln Center.
7:30 pm: Screening followed by Q&A
9:30 –11:00 pm: Reception, held in the Frieda and Roy Furman Gallery at Lincoln Center.
Tickets can be purchased online beginning September 19th at www.newfest.org.
Please contact Renna Communications if you are interested in attending or covering the screening.
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