LGBT Film Series: Burroughs


In partnership with the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks and Civic Theatre of Allentown, Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center is pleased to co-host the 5th annual LGBT Film Series, presented by TD Bank.

On September 26, Civic Theatre of Allentown will screen Burroughs. A talk back will follow the screening.

NR - 90 minutes

Starring: Mortimer Burroughs, William S. Burroughs, Lucien Carr
Directed by: Howard Brookner

Burroughs: The Movie is the only documentary to be made about writer William S. Burroughs with his full participation. In a collaboration between Burroughs and director Howard Brookner, the film explores Burroughs’ life story along with many of his contemporaries, including Allen Ginsberg, Brion Gysin, Francis Bacon, Herbert Huncke, Patti Smith, Terry Southern, and Lauren Hutton. The film documents Burroughs’ long, controversial and productive life in great detail, including several personal tragedies, ultimately charting the development of Burroughs’ unique literary style.

Talkback following the film facilitated by Dawn Lonsinger, Assistant Professor of English at Muhlenberg College

Prices: $10 Regular Admission / $8 Students (with I.D.) / $8 Seniors (65+) / $6 Civic Theatre Members (please note: this is not a fundraiser for Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center

September 26, 2016 at 7:15pm - 9:15pm
Civic Theatre of Allentown
527 N 19th St
Allentown, PA 18104
United States
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