Iris

A First Friday Film, co-presented by the Farnsworth

IRIS pairs legendary 87-year-old documentarian Albert Maysles with Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who has had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for decades. More than a fashion film, the documentary is a story about creativity and how a soaring free spirit continues to inspire. IRIS portrays a singular woman whose enthusiasm for fashion, art and people are life's sustenance and reminds us that dressing, and indeed life, is nothing but an experiment. Despite the abundance of glamour in her current life, she continues to embrace the values and work ethic established during a middle-class Queens upbringing during the Great Depression.

Directed by Albert Maysles

Starring Carl Apfel, Iris Apfel

USA | 2015 | PG-13 | 83 min

At the heart of Iris is love, between Iris and the camera, Maysles and his subject, and Iris and Carl. They nailed it, this crazy life, and they're still getting a kick out of it. - Portland Oregonian

Set to a rock-and-roll soundtrack, with titles featuring the bright colors Iris adores, Maysles' documentary is energetic and vibrant. Iris is the cinematic equivalent of a party, with its titular character as its host. - The Playlist

Show Dates & Times:

7/3/15 - Friday

8:00 pm,

7/7/15 - Tuesday

1:00 pm,
Admission: 

$8.50/Adults, $7.50/Under 12, Seniors, Matinees

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