Dirty Looks: On Location


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Dynasty Typewriter at the Hayworth Theater
2511 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA  90057
Launched in New York in 2011, nonprofit queer film collective Dirty Looks has staged events in L.A. since 2015, namely Sesion Continua, a 24-hour, pop-up marathon of vintage gay porn and erotica. For the first time here, creative director Bradford Nordeen and his team of curators are hosting Dirty Looks: On Location, a monthlong series of screenings and performances that take place over 31 days at 31 different venues, including the Egyptian Theatre, Downtown Independent, REDCAT, Echo Park Film Center and Moonlight Rollerway. To kick off the series, the program marks the 50th anniversary of A Most Unusual Film Festival, a gay film festival held in 1968 at the Park Theater (next door to Langer's!) — it's considered the first of its kind in L.A. The event screens two films from the original festival — Andy Warhol's 1965 My Hustler and Jose Rodriguez-Soltero's 1965 Jerovi, both on 16mm — as well as a multimedia presentation on this little-known piece of L.A.'s LGBTQ history.
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