More Q Than A: Bijou With Director Wakefield Poole

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The Gallery at Avalon Island says
More Q Than A Film Series: Special Presentation of Bijou with director Wakefield Poole
Sunday October 2, 2016
Doors open at 11:00 a.m.
Film begins at 12:00 p.m.
Discussion with director Wakefield Poole will follow after the film.
$10 online moreqthana.eventbrite.com
$15 at the door
All attendees receive a complimentary mimosa
Local, independent bookstore, Bookmark It, will be at the gallery selling copies of Wakefield Poole's memoir, "Dirty Poole"

The word maverick gets thrown around a lot, but in the case of Wakefield Poole, it's the first word that comes to mind.
ADULT CONTENT: You must be 18 to see this film.
We would like to warn you that there is some graphic sexual footage. It is an art film, but we don't want anyone to be surprised.

This Florida native has lived many lives; from film-maker of XXX camp to surrealist odysseys. Wakefield has written books, worked for Warhol, choreographed for the Ed Sullivan Show, became a card champ ( "...I beat the socks off of Omar Sharif") and there's a new documentary about him to help tell his tale.

Acclaimed director Wakefield Poole's second feature, the surreal and trippy Bijou, set a new standard for explicit cinema when it opened in 1972. The film concerns a construction worker (Bill Harrison) who witnesses a car accident and pockets the female victim's purse in which he discovers her invitation to a club named Bijou. There he enters a strange erotic world where dark fantasies becomes reality. A fever dream blending the erotic and the divine in equal parts, Bijou is a psychosexual puzzle that rewards multiple viewings.
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By: The Gallery at Avalon Island

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