The latest Sustainable Works screening is a new documentary which traces a path from Third World sweat shops to fashion runways driven by globalization and unchecked consumerism, and tells you what you can do to dress sustainably. Panel discussion following with experts in the field, including Taryn Hipwell, CEO of EcoDivas and founder of Beyond the Label.
Writer-director Paul Schrader joins us in person with two dramas about figures in history: his acclaimed biopic of Japanese writer Yukio Mishima, and Martin Scorsese's controversial tale of Christ, which was penned by Schrader.
Our salute to writer-director Paul Schrader continues with a pair of seamy dramas. AMERICAN GIGOLO stars Richard Gere as an Armani-clad male prostitute embroiled in an affair with a senator’s wife, while HARDCORE follows conservative businessman George C. Scott's search for his daughter, who may now be working in the L.A. porn industry.
Paul Schrader appears in person with his directorial debut, BLUE COLLAR, in which auto plant workers Harvey Keitel, Richard Pryor and Yaphet Kotto get mixed up with with organized crime. Followed by AUTO FOCUS, starring Greg Kinnear as Bob Crane, the affable star of television's "Hogan's Heroes," who hides a sex addiction and an exhibitionistic streak.