Past Event: Radiant City

When: Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 6:30pm

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Image credit: Bill photographing on the streets of Manhattan. A scene from "Bill Cunningham New York," a Zeitgeist Films release, courtsey of Zeitgeist Films.

The contemporary, modish human flora and fauna of New York’s glittering concrete jungle are captured in Bill Cunningham New York (84 minutes, 2010), a look into the life of the late, great street and society photographer. Following the film, join us for a conversation to remember Bill with those who knew him and his work well. 

Kim Hastreiter, Co-Founder and Editor, Paper Magazine
Mickey Boardman, Editorial Director, Paper Magazine
Sally Singer, Creative Digital Director, Vogue
Lana Turner, Bill Cunningham subject and friend
Phyllis Magidson (moderator), Elizabeth Farran Tozer Curator of Costumes and Textiles, Museum of the City of New York 

Includes Museum admission.  Wine, beer, and popcorn will be served.

Please note: Attendees must enter the Museum through the 104th Street entrance.

Smile, It’s Your Close Up, our nonfiction film series co-programmed with Jessica Green and Edo Choi of the Maysles Documentary Center, zooms in on key moments, individuals, and communities to pose the question, “what makes New York New York?” Each program includes an introduction or conversation with filmmakers or other notable guests.


Presented in collaboration with the Maysles Documentary Center.

Beer provided by Sixpoint Brewery.

This event is co-sponsored by the CUNY Graduate Center Film Studies Program, the FIT Models & Stylists AssociationHoot Magazine, the Hunter College Film and Media Studies Department, the International Center of PhotographyMade in NY: Fashion, the Manhattan College Department of Visual & Performing Arts, the NYU Department of Photography and Imaging, the Pratt Department of Photography, and The Documentary Forum @ City College of New York

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