Song for Rent

(Jack Smith, 1969, 5 min)

Legendary experimental filmmaker Jack Smith appears in a red satin gown as decaying alter-ego Rose Courtyard, performing from a detritus-laden wheelchair to the patriotic strains of “God Bless America.”

16mm


Directed by Jack Smith


Showing:

Wednesday, March 20 9:30pm

Out Night: History, Glamor, Magic

Inspired by the mythologies and artifice of Hollywood, this program blurs truth and fiction to invoke queer/trans legacies, communing with elders in a touch across generations. With films by Daniel

Michigan Theater (Main Auditorium)