Grey Gardens Costume Parade and Excerpts

"Little Edie" Beale. Photo: Courtesy Janus Films

Join us for a 5:00 pm reception and Edie (costume) Parade, followed by a 6:00 pm conversation and screening of excerpts from the 1975 documentary, Grey Gardens.

The Parrish Art Museum, the Maysles Documentary Center, and Hamptons International Film Festival is presenting a conversation and excerpts from the cult classic documentary, Grey Gardens (1975, Janus Films, 95 minutes, Produced by Albert Maysles, David Maysles, and Susan Froemke; and directed by the Maysles, Ellen Hovde, and Muffie Meyer). 

Panelists participating in the conversation include fashion icon, Iris Apfel, Harlem historian Michael Henry Adams, Grey Gardens subject Jerry "the Marble Faun" Torre, Grey Gardens editor and producer Muffie Meyer, and Sara Maysles (daughter of Albert Maysles and co-author of the book Grey Gardens). In addition, following a long-standing tradition at Grey Gardens screenings, audience members are invited to dress in costume as “Big Edie” or “Little Edie” Beale. Additionally, send pics of your pet dressed as either Edie to programs@parrishart.org by 8/10 to be entered to win additional prizes.

Costume Contest 

Judges: Iris Apfel and Jerry "the Marble Faun" Torre. 

Prizes: Limited edition Grey Garden memorabilia including the original film poster and a new limited edition poster for this event, with art from Rebekah Maysles. 

Registration for the costume contest is at 5:00pm and parade and contest at 5:30pm.

Friday nights are made possible, in part, by the generous support of The Corcoran Group and Bridgehampton National Bank. Modern Luxury's BEACH Magazine is the Media Sponsor.
Grey Gardens Costume Parade and Excerpts
Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 5:00pm
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