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Photo Credit: Film Still of Marianne Faithfull in The Girl on a Motorcycle, 1968 (detail) Photo Credit: Film Still of Marianne Faithfull in The Girl on a Motorcycle, 1968
Photo Credit: Film Still of Marianne Faithfull in The Girl on a Motorcycle, 1968 (detail)
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Photo Credit: Film Still of Marianne Faithfull in The Girl on a Motorcycle, 1968
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Adult Program: Naked Under Leather Film Series

July 11, 2018–August 1, 2018

Opening Reception:
Lightbox Film Center
3701 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
 
RSVP required; $10 admission
Tickets available now.
 
For questions about this program, please contact The Fabric Workshop and Museum at reservations@fabricworkshopandmuseum.org or (215) 561-8888.
 
Schedule:
Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 7:00 to 9:00 pm
The Wild One (Laslo Benedek, 1953, 79 min)
 
Wednesday July 18 7:00 to 9:00 pm
Girl on a Motorcycle (Jack Cardiff, 1968, 91 min.)
 
Wednesday July 25 7:00 to 9:00 pm
Scorpio Rising (Kenneth Anger, 1963, 28 min.)
Black Jackets and Choppers (John Carney, 1979, 25 min.)
Pedagogue (Stuart Marshall/Neil Bartlett, 1988, 10 min)
The Troublemakers (G.B. Jones, 1990, 20 min.)
 
Wednesday August 1 7:00 to 9:00 pm
Cry Baby (John Waters, 1990, 85 min)


The Fabric Workshop and Museum, in collaboration with Lightbox Film Center and its Chief Curator Jesse Pires is pleased to host Naked Under Leather, a series of films that explore the leather jacket as a symbolic icon in American cinema. Naked Under Leather celebrates Ursula von Rydingsvard’s new sculpture PODERWAĆ, 2017, a monumental leather jacket made in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum.
 
About the Curator
Jesse Pires is Chief Curator at Lightbox Film Center where he has organized numerous film screenings including Free to Love: The Cinema of the Sexual Revolution, a month-long series exploring commercial and underground films associated with sexual liberation in the 1960s and 1970s. His more recent work has been concerned with exploring the connections between experimental cinema and contemporary art. He co-curated the program Pop Cinema: Art + Film in the US and UK, which was presented at International House in 2011. Jesse was a delegate at the 2010 Experimental Media Congress, Toronto and the 2012 Experimental Cinema Congress, Berlin. He has curated programs for the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania, Slought Foundation, Vox Populi Gallery, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Light Industry and Union Docs.
 
 

Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts; Heidi and Tom McWilliams; Anonymous Donors; Agnes Gund; Harvey S. Shipley Miller, the Shipley Miller Foundation; the Arcadia Foundation; Barbara B. and Theodore R. Aronson; the Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation; Katie Adams Schaeffer and Tony Schaeffer; Maja Paumgarten and John Parker; The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; ForGood Fund; Henry S. McNeil; Constance H. Williams; Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz; and Tony and Lynn Hitschler.   

Major support of FWM is provided by the Marion Boulton “Kippy” Stroud Foundation. FWM receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Additional operational support is provided by the Philadelphia Cultural Fund, Agnes Gund, and the Board of Directors and Members of The Fabric Workshop and Museum.
 
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