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Dirty Looks NYC and Animal Shelter Present The Adventures of Sylvia Couski

February 26, 2014 @ 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM


We are proud to welcome Dirty Looks back to the Bureau!

Dirty Looks NYC and Animal Shelter are teaming up for a screening of Les intrigues de Sylvia Couski (The Adventures of Sylvia Couski), 1974 by Adolfo Arrieta. Editor of Animal Shelter Hedi El Kholti will introduce the film.

Suggested donation of $8 to cover film rental costs

Arrieta’s first feature stars famed Parisian transsexual, Marie France, and has been called “the first Parisien underground militant film.” The plot revolves around the ex-wife of a famous sculptor who convinces her lover to removed one of the sculptures of her ex-husband and replace it with a live model, on the eve of the show’s opening.

A small insert about Marie France (including a new introduction by Semiotext(e)’s Hedi El Kholti and two period interviews) will accompany the current issue of Animal Shelter, which features contributions by Tisa Bryant, Michael Carroll, Jean Eustache, Pierre Guyotat, Richard Hawkins, Guy Hocquenghem, Cookie Mueller, Grace Ndiritu, Dalia Rosetti, Heathcote Williams, Melissa Barrett, Robert Dewhurst, Tony Duvert, Iris Klein, Fernanda Laguna, Lodovico Pignatti Morano, Jean-Jacques Schuhl, Noura Wedell, Gary Lee Boas, Shannon Durbin, Matt Fishbeck, Kathryn Garcia, Mim Goodman, Peter Hujar, Eli Langer, Tracy Nakayama, Grace Ndiritu, Warren Neidich, A. L. Steiner. This issue is available at the Bureau of General Services-Queer Division.

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February 26, 2014
8:30 PM - 11:00 PM