Summer Special Tom of Finland Film Evening | 28th August | NYC

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Tongues Untied, 1989 Marlon Riggs, 55min Credit: Signiyin' Works

Tongues Untied, 1989
Marlon Riggs, 55min
Credit: Signiyin’ Works

In conjunction with the recently extended Tom of Finland: The Pleasure of Play (now on view through 13th September), Artists Space presents an evening of back-to-back gay classics.

Gays don’t want to be gay, but be as bourgeois and kitschy as the average citizen.

It Is Not the Homosexual Who Is Perverse, But the Society in Which He Lives, Rosa von Praunheim, 1971

It Is Not the Homosexual Who Is Perverse, But the Society in Which He Lives, 1971
Rosa von Praunheim, 67min

Taxi zum Klo (Taxi to the Toilet), 1981
Frank Ripploh, 95min

Tongues Untied, 1989
Marlon Riggs, 55min

No Skin Off My Ass, 1993
Bruce LaBruce, 73min

With music video interludes.

Screenings
Friday, 7p – late

55 Walker Street

$5 Entrance Donation
(Members Free, Guaranteed Entry)

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TOM’s Foundation and LGBT history recognized

On the occasion of the Echo Park Historical Society quarterly meeting at TOM House
Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell presented
Tom of Finland Foundation and Durk Dehner
with Certificates of Recognition on behalf of
the City of Los Angeles.

Durk Dehner and Mitch O'Farrell

Durk Dehner and Mitch O’Farrell at TOM House, 22nd August 2015

Thank you to the City, the 13th District and Mitch
for paying tribute to the great and long history of the LGBT community
 and cementing our proper place in mainstream society.

 

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