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Documentary Film Night: Iris
In partnership with Thailand's Documentary Club

 
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7pm, Monday July 3, 2017
Free for members and 150 baht for non-members.
 
Synopsis: IRIS pairs legendary 87-year-old documentarian Albert Maysles with Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who has had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for decades. More than a fashion film, the documentary is a story about creativity and how, even in Iris' dotage, a soaring free spirit continues to inspire. IRIS portrays a singular woman whose enthusiasm for fashion, art and people are life's sustenance and reminds us that dressing, and indeed life, is nothing but an experiment. Despite the abundance of glamour in her current life, she continues to embrace the values and work ethic established during a middle-class Queens upbringing during the Great Depression. "I feel lucky to be working. If you're lucky enough to do something you love, everything else follows."
Courtesy of mayslesfilms.com/film/iris/

Awards:
Cinema Eye Honors Awards 2016 Winner, Honor Award, and Nominee, Audience Choice Prize
Hamptons International Film Festival 2014 Winner, Best Documentary Feature
Indiewire Critics' Poll 2015 Nominee, Best Documentary
Women Film Critics Circle Awards 2015 Nominee, Best Screen Couple
 

 
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