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December 21, 2016

IRIS

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Start: December 21, 2016 7:00 PM
End: December 21, 2016 9:00 PM
Venue: Peery's Egyptian Theater
Address:
2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden
Cost: Free

Directed by Albert Maysles
83 min | 2014 | USA | PG-13

IRIS pairs legendary 87-year-old documentarian Albert Maysles (Grey Gardens, Gimme Shelter) 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, even in Iris’ dotage, 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. “I feel lucky to be working. If you’re lucky enough to do something you love, everything else follows.”

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