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wed16jan7:30 PM9:30 PMMaking Montgomery Clift7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Alamo Drafthouse South LamarCategories:FilmAges:18+

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Classic film star and queer icon Montgomery Clift’s legacy has long been a story of tragedy and self-destruction. But when his nephew dives into the family archives, a much more complicated picture emerges.

Montgomery Clift was one of the most influential actors in the history of cinema, bucking traditions on and off screen, but countless biographies have reduced him to labels like “tragically self-destructive” and “tormented.”

Now, nephew Robert Clift and Hillary Demmon rigorously examine the flawed narratives that have come to define Monty’s legacy. Drawing on interviews with family and loved ones and a rich collection of unreleased archival materials from Monty and his brother, Brooks Clift, this fresh portrait of the actor’s passions, contributions and commitment to living and working in his own way gives one of Hollywood’s under-appreciated legends his due.

Dir. Robert Anderson Clift & Hillary Demmon, 2018, USA, 88 min, DCP

Time

(Wednesday) 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Location

Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar

1120 S Lamar Blvd, Austin TX 78704

Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar1120 S Lamar Blvd, Austin TX 78704

Organizer

aGLIFFThe All Genders, Lifestyles, and Identities Film Festival, founded in 1987 is the longest running film festival in Austin the the longest running LGBTQ+ film festival in the Southwest. aGLIFF cultivates the Texas LGBTQ+ community by enlightening, educating, and entertaining our clients and patrons through programs that enrich the LGBTQ+ and ally communities while developing LGBTQ+ awareness. film@agliff.org 1107 S 8th St, Austin TX 78704

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