Torch Song Trilogy
Dir. Paul Bogart, 1988, USA, 120 mins, 35mm
30th Anniversary Screening
“Intelligent and effective…its superb theatricality deserves to be enjoyed by everyone.” –Chicago Reader
Harvey Fierstein adapted his oft-revived Tony-winning play for this beloved, emotionally stirring autobiography about a professional drag queen (Fierstein) in the 1970s living through a series of love affairs and an ongoing tête-à-tête with mother Anne Bancroft. With Matthew Broderick and Charles Pierce.
Part of the Coming Out Again program–an ongoing series in collaboration with Quad Cinema that surveys lesser-known landmarks of LGBTQ film history.
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