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Truman & Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation

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Truman & Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation

The brilliant work, personal struggles, and cultural impact of iconic American writers Truman Capote and Tennessee Williams explodes onto the screen in this innovative dual-portrait documentary. Filmmaker Lisa Immordino Vreeland masterfully collages a wealth of archival material, including dishy talk show appearances with Dick Cavett and David Frost, with clips from some of the duo’s most memorable movie adaptations: A Streetcar Named DesireCat on a Hot Tin RoofThe Glass MenagerieBreakfast at Tiffany’s, and In Cold Blood. Featuring vibrant voiceover work by award-winning actors Jim Parsons (Capote) and Zachary Quinto (Williams), the film is dripping with wit and wisdom. It is a celebration of both men’s fearless candor and often tumultuous friendship that honors how their identity as gay Southerners informed their timeless artistic achievements and relationships with family, colleagues, confidants, and – most significantly – each other.

Tickets: $10 (members), $12 (nonmembers)

"Two of our most celebrated literary geniuses get a loving tribute for a friendship laden with joy, jealousy, and a world that only Truman & Tennesse could inhabit, navigate, and understand. Brilliant!!!"
Carla Renata,
"A remarkably candid and intimate look at two men who lived a good part of their lives in public, this documentary teases out private perspectives which encourage viewers to reconsider what they already knew."
Jennie Kermode, Eye for Film

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