Screening and Discussion | American Masters – Mae West: Dirty Blonde
Mae West: Star, legend, child of Brooklyn.
In honor of National Women’s Equality Day, THIRTEEN and Brooklyn Historical Society are pleased to present a screening of American Masters – Mae West: Dirty Blonde followed by a conversation about Mae West’s feminist legacy featuring Claudia Roth Pierpont, writer at The New Yorker; Alexis Grenell, writer and co-founder of public affairs firm Pythia Public; and Rick DesRochers, Ph.D., Director of Theatre and Multimedia Performance, Lehman College, City University of New York. The conversation will be moderated by Director Sally Rosenthal.
American Masters – Mae West: Dirty Blonde dives into the life and career of Brooklyn-born groundbreaking writer, performer, and subversive star Mae West. Over a career spanning eight decades, she broke boundaries and possessed creative and economic powers unheard of for a female entertainer in the 1930s.
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Virtual Program via OVEE Streaming (Instructions will be sent upon registration)
- Free Free