The Legacy Project is a collaborative effort bringing together the UCLA Film & Television Archive and Outfest to collect and restore film and video.  We screen prints from this valuable and unique collection on a bimonthly basis. Check back each month to see what film is showcased. We look forward to seeing you at the movies!

HALLELUJAH! RON ATHEY: A STORY OF DELIVERANCE

June 22 | 7:30 pm | Billy Wilder Theater

In Person: Ron Athey, Zachary Drucker, Catherine Gund

This quarter we launch a new season of Legacy Project screenings programmed by special guest curators who will select work from the Legacy collection that have had significant influence and impact on their lives and careers.

We are honored to inaugurate this season with guest curator Zackary Drucker. Drucker is an independent artist, cultural producer and trans woman who has performed and exhibited her work internationally in museums, galleries and film festivals including the Whitney Biennial 2014, MoMA PS1 and Hammer Museum, among others. Drucker is an Emmy-nominated producer for the docu-series This is Me, as well as a producer on Golden Globe and Emmy-winning Transparent.

Hallelujah! Ron Athey: A Story of Deliverance (1987)

Filmmaker Catherine Gund’s intimate portrait of performance artist Ron Athey charts his early career from redefining “go-go dancing” at the legendary Club Fuck! in Los Angeles to an international tour featuring his first major ensemble pieces, Martyrs and SaintsFour Scenes in a Hard Life and Deliverance. Raised to be a Pentecostal minister, Athey channelled his messianic calling into a ritual artistic practice that mobilizes religious iconography, sadomasochism and extreme piercing into a means of transcendence. Athey and his deeply personal work have drawn a family of like-minded performers around him. The bond of trust these outsiders share as they explore and blur the boundaries of desire, sexuality, and trauma, emerges as one of the film’s central subjects and an enduring testament to the power of Athey’s life and art.

Free admission for Outfest members at the box office!

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THEATER LOCATION

Billy Wilder Theater, 2006. View from rear of theater. Photo by Erhard Pfeiffer, courtesy of Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.The Billy Wilder Theater is located in Westwood Village—one of the most exciting shopping, dining, and entertainment districts in Los Angeles. Conveniently located at the Hammer Museum on the corner of Westwood and Wilshire Boulevards, the Theater offers filmgoers the chance to augment their evenings with dining and dessert options.


Billy Wilder Theater
Courtyard Level, Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
(intersection of Wilshire and Westwood Boulevards)
Los Angeles, CA 90024
310.206.8013

PARKING

Parking is available in the lot under the Billy Wilder Theater. Enter from Westwood Blvd., just north of Wilshire.
Parking for people with disabilities is provided on levels P1 and P3.

Mon-Fri: After 6 p.m.: $6.00 flat rate.
Mon-Fri: Before 6 p.m.: $6.00 for first 3 hours with Museum validation and $1.50 per 15 minutes thereafter. To obtain validation stamp show your ticket stub at the security desk in the Wilshire Lobby.
Sat-Sun: $6.00 flat rate.

TICKETS

The box office opens one hour before show times. Visit the Archive’s Ticketing Page for more information.

Lotted and garage parking is available twenty-four hours at 233 S. Main St. Limited street parking is also available after 6 pm.