Thursday, June 9, 2016

Surrealist Love Goddesses: LOUISE BROOKS: DIARY OF A LOST GIRL plays in Austin, Texas

Later, today, the 1929 Louise Brooks' film Diary of a Lost Girl will be shown in Austin, Texas. The Austin Film Society screening is set to take place at 7:30 p.m. Here are the event details:

Surrealist Love Goddesses: LOUISE BROOKS: DIARY OF A LOST GIRL

Thu, 9 Jun, 2016 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Diary of a Lost GirlLouise Brooks, who a few short years ago had been a Kansas farm girl, took Europe by storm when she starred in two magnificent films for director G.W. Pabst. This is the second of these and in it Brooks, as described by author Angela Carter, “typifies the subversive violence inherent in beauty and a light heart.”
Location: AFS Cinema
(6226 Middle Fiskville Rd)

(Map)
Fees: $10 General Admission // $7 AFS Make & Watch Members // Free to AFS LOVE, LEARN & Premiere Circle Members
Contact: afs@austinfilm.org
Calendar: Austin Film Society Events
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The Austin Statesman reported: “Diary of a Lost Girl.” Louise Brooks stars in this silent film from 1929, exemplifying “the subversive violence inherent in beauty and a light heart.” 7:30 to 10 p.m. Thursday. $7-$10. AFS at the Marchesa Hall and Theatre, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road. austinfilm.org.

See the movie, read the book. Both the book and the recently released DVD and Blu-ray are available through Amazon.com 


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