Documentary

2019 SPECTRUM FILM FESTIVAL: PACKED IN A TRUNK

| 2015 | 1 hr 17 mins | | , ,

Friday April 26, 2019, 3:00 PM
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PACKED IN A TRUNK is the story of artist Edith Lake Wilkinson, committed to an asylum in 1924 and never heard from again. All her worldly possessions were packed into trunks and shipped to a relative in West Virginia where they sat in an attic for 40 years. Edith’s great-niece, Emmy Award…

2019 SPECTRUM FILM FESTIVAL: LIFE IN THE DOGHOUSE (FREE EVENT)

| 2018 | 1 hr 24 mins | | ,

Saturday April 27, 2019, 10:00 AM
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LIFE IN THE DOG HOUSE tells the inspiring life stories of Danny Robertshaw and Ron Danta and the remarkable work they do at Danny & Ron’s Rescue. Ten years and 10,000 dogs later, their unique approach to life and dog rescue will capture hearts and inspire millions to make the right choices…

2019 SPECTRUM FILM FESTIVAL: MAN MADE

| 2018 | 1 hr 33 mins | | , ,

Saturday April 27, 2019, 4:00 PM
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MAN MADE takes us into the heart of transgender male (FTM) culture, revealing unexpected truths about gender, masculinity, humanity and love. Four trans men (who like the film’s director were born and raised female), take a variety of life paths toward stepping on stage at Trans FitCon, the only all-transgender bodybuilding competition…

2019 SPECTRUM FILM FESTIVAL: EVERY ACT OF LIFE

| 2018 | 1 hr 32 mins | | , ,

Saturday April 27, 2019, 4:00 PM
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The groundbreaking life and work of 4-time Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally – a personal journey through five decades of the American theatre, the struggle for LGBT rights, triumph over addiction, and finding love and inspiration at every age. McNally’s works include cultural and gender-bending hits such as “Ragtime,” “Kiss of the Spider Woman,”…

2019 SPECTRUM FILM FESTIVAL: DOCUMENTARY DOUBLE-FEATURE: DYKES, CAMERA, ACTION! & PARIS WAS A WOMAN

| 2018/1996 | 2 hrs 15 mins | | , ,

Sunday April 28, 2019, 1:00 PM
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DYKES, CAMERA, ACTION! didn’t always get to see themselves on screen. But between Stonewall, the feminist movement, and the experimental cinema of the 1970s, they built visibility, and transformed the social imagination about queerness. Filmmakers Barbara Hammer, Su Friedrich, Rose Troche, Cheryl Dunye, Yoruba Richen, Desiree Akhavan, Vicky Du, film critic B….

2019 SPECTRUM FILM FESTIVAL: McQUEEN

| 2018 | 1 hr 51 mins. | | , , ,

Sunday April 28, 2019, 4:00 PM
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A personal look at the extraordinary life, career and artistry of Alexander McQueen. Through exclusive interviews with his closest friends and family, recovered archives, exquisite visuals and music, McQueen is an authentic celebration and thrilling portrait of an inspired yet tortured fashion visionary. Directed by Ian Bonhôte and co-directed/written by Peter Ettedgui. Pre-show: James Phillips,…

2019 SPECTRUM FILM FESTIVAL: (Closing Night Event) STUDIO 54

| 2018 | 1 hr 38 mins. | | , ,

Sunday April 28, 2019, 7:30 PM
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Sponsored by The Tisbury Printer Studio 54 was the epicenter of ’70s hedonism—a monumental magnet for beautiful stars, casual sex, and mounds of cocaine, a den of excess that defined its own rules and enshrined the ostracized, queer, and fabulous. Matt Tyrnauer (Valentino: The Last Emperor) chronicles the rise and fall of…

ASK DR. RUTH

| 2019 | 1 hr 40 mins | |

Friday May 03, 2019, 7:30 PM

Ask Dr. Ruth chronicles the incredible life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, a Holocaust survivor who became America’s most famous sex therapist. With her diminutive frame, thick German accent, and uninhibited approach to sex therapy and education, Dr. Ruth transformed the conversation around sexuality. As she approaches her 90th birthday and shows no…

WATER LILIES OF MONET: THE MAGIC OF WATER AND LIGHT

| 2018 | 80 mins. | | , ,

Wednesday May 22, 2019, 7:30 pm
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Voyage through the masterpieces and obsessions of the genius and founder of Impressionism, Claude Monet. An art-world disruptor at the turn of the 20th century whose obsession with capturing light and water broke all convention, Monet revolutionized Modern Art with his timeless masterpieces. An in-depth, exclusive tour led by Monet scholars of…

ASBURY PARK: RIOT, REDEMPTION, ROCK & ROLL

| 2019 | 130 min | | ,

Wednesday May 29, 2019, 7:30 PM
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“Asbury Park: Riot, Redemption, Rock n Roll” tells the story of the long troubled town of Asbury Park, and how the power of music can unite a divided community. A once storied seaside resort, Asbury Park erupted in flames during a summer of civil unrest, crippling the town for the next 45…