Grace Jones

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami

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This electrifying journey through the public and private worlds of pop culture mega-icon Grace Jones moves between musical sequences and intimate personal footage, all the while brimming with Jones’s bold aesthetic. A larger-than-life entertainer, an androgynous glam-pop diva, an unpredictable media presence—Jones allows director Sophie Fiennes’s documentary to go beyond the traditional music biography to offer a portrait as stylish and unconventional as its subject. (2017, dir. Sophie Fiennes, 115 min.)

A Q&A with director Sophie Fiennes follows. 

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Location: Billy Wilder Theater, Hammer Museum
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. General admission tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis following member ticketing.  The film will be also shown at the Nuart Theater beginning Friday, April 20. Purchase tickets in advance online here.
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