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May 2018

NewFest at The Center Presents

Larger Than Life: The Kevyn Aucoin Story

Wednesday May 16 @ 7:00 pm
Screening Room at The Center, 208 West 13th Street
New York, 10011 United States

Dir: Tiffany Bartok, USA, 2017, 97 mins
Legendary makeup artist, Kevyn Aucoin, arrived in New York City from the small town of Lafayette, Louisiana after spending his childhood expressing himself through drawing, painting, and makeup. In search of relief from confusion surrounding his identity and constant bullying, Kevyn found acceptance in the fashion world that was instant and explosive. KEVYN AUCOIN: LARGER THAN LIFE explores every corner of Kevyn’s rich, beautiful and complicated life through the story of his untimely passing and the inspiring legacy he left behind. Featuring Christy Turlington, Naomi Campbell, Isabella Rossellini, and Tori Amos. Talkback and reception with director Tiffany Bartok and producers Jaybe Bartok and Troy Surratt to follow

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