SummerDoc Circus of Books, Hosted by Alec Baldwin
Saturday, August 24 at 7pm
The Hamptons International Film Festival presents
SUMMERDOC Circus of Books , Hosted by Alec Baldwin
$25 ($23 Members)
Alec Baldwin leads conversations with filmmakers and guests, presenting new and groundbreaking documentary films and thought-provoking stories to the East End.
For over 35 years, the gay porn shop, Circus of Books, served as the epicenter for LGBT life and culture in Los Angeles. Unbeknownst to many in the community it served, the store was cultivated and cared for by its owners, Karen and Barry Mason: a straight couple with three children. CIRCUS OF BOOKS is an intimate portrait of the Masons and their journey to become one of the biggest distributors of hardcore gay porn in the United States. Their story unfolds through the lens of their daughter, filmmaker and artist Rachel Mason.
Tickets at GuildHall.org; Box Office 631.324.4050 or in person daily 11am-5pm or until 30 minutes after curtain on show nights beginning May 21; Theatermania.com or 1.866.811.4111. The John Drew Theater in the Dina Merrill Pavilion at Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton, New York 11937, 631.324.0806; GuildHall.org