Ben Hur Phillips

Queer Film Summer Camp: Tony Phillips Introduces Ben-Hur

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Queer Film Summer Camp: Tony Phillips Introduces Ben-Hur
August 24, 2013 7:00 PM
August 24, 2013 11:00 PM
July 6, 2013
Bureau of General Services–Queer Division
646 457 0859
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Strange Loop Gallery, 27 Orchard St., New York, NY, 10002, United States
Ben Hur Phillips

For the eighth and final installment of Queer Film Summer Camp Tony Phillips will introduce William Wyler’s Ben-Hur (1959)

IMDB page for Ben-Hur

Tony Phillips is a freelance journalist who lives between Manhattan and Fort Lauderdale. After completing a prestigious Goldring Fellowship at Syracuse’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications in 2009, he returned to the city to publish his controversial “Jersey Shore” feature on the cover of The Village Voice. He recently wrote several features for OutMagazine including a profile of French art house crossover Francois Sagat shot by photographer Terry Richardson and currently writes for Random House’s Word & Film focusing on films that have been adapted from novels. Tony is currently finishing his second book and working on a feature about the launch of Barbie’s 10,000 square-foot Dreamhouse for a new national publication. He is pictured here in Barbie’s stately Dream Kitchen at The Dreamhouse Experience in Fort Lauderdale.

Queer Film Summer Camp, a series devoted to queer films or films viewed queerly, is proudly presented by the Bureau of General Services—Queer Division and Peter M. Hargrove, President of Hargrove Entertainment, Inc. Queer Film Summer Camp will take place at the Bureau on eight consecutive Saturday evenings in July and August. An exciting array of film critics and historians along with other queer and queer-friendly NYC-based arts professionals will introduce each film with a brief lecture.

Saturdays, July 6, 13, 20, 27, August 3, 10, 17, 24

Suggested donation of $10

Drinks will be served at 7 PM

The introductory lectures will begin at 8 PM