Whit Stillman is the focus of a fantastic Homage taking place at the Luxembourg Cinémathèque this weekend (December 1 – 5)!
The celebratory event kicks off with a conversation on 12/1 with Whit Stillman, Signing of the new book -” Whit Stillman: Not so long ago” (Fireflies Press), and a screening of “The Last Days of Disco!
“Things are looking up!” on 12/2 when “Damsels in Distress” screens with a Q&A to follow. He will also be introducing the Fred Astaire classic “Top Hat” later that day!
And finally, on 12/5 the homage will close out with the recent classic “Love & Friendship”!
Follow the link below for more details and times for the screenings – and be sure to check out the amazing homage video!
With the start of December just a day away, it’s officially becoming “Metropolitan Season”! Being a Christmas classic, Whit Stillman’s debut feature has plenty of seasonal screenings lined up. As per usual, Mr. Stillman will be on hand for introductions and Q&A for many of the screenings! See if a Metropolitan holiday screening is coming to your town!
On April 27 “Metropolitan” returns to NYC in grand fashion at the Museum of Modern Art! As part of the “Rialto at 25” film series (a showcase of the NYC Film Distributors phenomenal legacy), Whit Stillman will be on hand to discuss his highly influential film.
Tickets to the event go on sale April 13 for MoMA members, and April 20 for the general public.
Another screening will take place on May 10 with Ticket sales beginning May 3.
At the end of 2020 Whit Stillman allowed access to his personal archive of film memorabilia from his company, Westerly Films. Memorabilia from all of his films – signed posters, wardrobe, props, film cells, and scripts have all been made available through The Westerly Films Archive Store & Auction page.
After over two years, the Archive remains open with new and rare items added regularly and ALL authenticated by Whit Stillman and “Damsels in Distress” Actor, Chris Angerman.
Check out some of the unique items that have been featured over the years, and visit the site to see what’s new!