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MAPPLETHORPE –
ARIZONA PREMIERE / CENTERPIECE

Friday, November 9, 7:30 PM

Director: Ondi Timoner
Country: USA
Year: 2018
Runtime: 102 minutes
(Graphic nudity)

Director Ondi Timoner is scheduled to attend and participate in a post-film Q&A.

Matt Smith (The Crown, Doctor Who) plays Robert Mapplethorpe in this compelling biopic about arguably one of the most controversial photographers in American history. From the artist’s early days as best friend to Patti Smith, to his relationship with curator Sam Wagstaff, MAPPLETHORPE looks at the time when he was embracing his sexuality in the gay scene of 1970s New York during which he was finding his voice and vision as an artist. Accomplished documentary filmmaker (DIG!, We Live in Public) Ondi Timoner rekindles the excitement and tragedy of Mapplethorpe’s career and life as he electrified the contemporary art world and immortalized a generation ravaged by AIDS. ~ Provincetown Film Festival

Principal Cast: Matt Smith, Marianne Rendón, John Benjamin Hickey, Brandon Sklenar, McKinley Belcher III, Mark Moses

Writer: Ondi Timoner, Mikko Alanne
Producer: Eliza Dushku, Ondi Timoner, Nathaniel Dushku, Richard J. Bosner
Cinematographer: Nancy Schreiber
Editor: Lee Percy, John Allen
Music: Marcelo Zavos

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