GREY GARDENS - NIGHT OF A 1000 EDIE'SPG

GREY GARDENS - NIGHT OF A 1000 EDIE'S

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  • Wed 8 Aug
  • 95 minutes
  • Director: Muffie Meyer,Ellen Hovde,David Maysles,Albert Maysles
  • Cast: Edith 'Little Edie' Bouvier Beale, Edith Bouvier Beale, Brooks Hyers, Norman Vincent Peale
  • USA (1975)

Synopsis

You are about the enter GREY GARDENS... be careful where you step because of the cats!


On Wednesday 8 August the RIO will be hosting a night of STAUNCH activity celebrating those two icons of documentary cinema Big Edie and Little Edie Beale.


There will be activity in the lobby from 8.30pm with DIY costume workshops to help you create your Little Edie look, there will be a range of delicious Grey Graden themed food and drink... pate mother darling?


Then before the film itself we will be hosting some live stage activity including a catwalk show of the "best looks for today" and some unforgettable performances - audience participation will be absolutely required !


We will also be holding a mass "flag dance" so practise your moves, and bring a flag!


Then when everyone is settled in their seats we will screen the Maysles groundbreaking legendary film GREY GARDENS in its fully restored version.


Then stay in your seats for an amazing panel sofa chat with our guests Amber Butchart who is BBC4's leading fashion historian, author of The Fashion of Film and Memora-Beale-ist, and Eva Wiseman, columnist and  commissioning editor on the Observer magazine and an all round Little Edie. Eva has interviewed the likes of John Waters, Graham Norton and Little Mix.


In association with FRINGE!