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OLNY Poly Movie Night: Tom of Finland

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Event:
OLNY Poly Movie Night: Tom of Finland
Start:
January 9, 2019 6:30 PM
End:
January 9, 2019 9:30 PM
Cost:
Suggested donation of $10 to benefit the Bureau and Open Love New York. No one turned away for lack of funds.
Organizer:
Bureau of General Services—Queer Division
Phone:
646-358-1730
contact@bgsqd.com
Updated:
December 31, 2018
Venue:
Bureau of General Services—Queer Division
Phone:
646-358-1730
Address:
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208 West 13th Street, Room 210, New York, NY, 10011, United States
tom of finland movie

 

Open Love NY presents Poly Movie Night, a FREE series of feature films that focus on the portrayal of consensual / ethical non-monogamy in cinema. This month we’ll be at our regular venue, the Bureau of General Services—Queer Division.
 

On Wednesday, January 9th, please join us for Tom of Finland (2017), directed by Dome Karukoski and starring Pekka Strang.
 

We’ll meet at 6:30 pm at the Bureau (in room 210 of The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center at 208 West 13th Street) for pre-screening socializing and start the movie at 7 pm. The event is free, although a $10 suggested donation to help fund future events is much appreciated.
 

Synopsis: Based on the life of Finnish artist Touko Laaksonen, better known as Tom of Finland, the film contrasts his closeted life as a post-WWII advertising executive in Helsinki with the joyful eroticism of his (now iconic) illustrations of hyper-masculinized gay men in uniforms and fetish gear. Running time: 1 hour 57 minutes. In Finnish with English subtitles.
 
 

 

 

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