Grey Gardens Costume Parade and Excerpts

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"Little Edie" Beale. Photo: Courtesy Janus Films

Long Island / The Hamptons

Parrish Art Museum | 279 Montauk Highway

Join us for a 5:00 pm reception and Edie (costume) Parade, followed by a 6:00 pm conversation and screening of excerpts from the 1975 documentary, Grey Gardens.

The Parrish Art Museum, the Maysles Documentary Center, and Hamptons International Film Festival is presenting a conversation and excerpts from the cult classic documentary, Grey Gardens (1975, Janus Films, 95 minutes, Produced by Albert Maysles, David Maysles, and Susan Froemke; and directed by the Maysles, Ellen Hovde, and Muffie Meyer).

Panelists participating in the conversation include fashion icon, Iris Apfel, Harlem historian Michael Henry Adams, Grey Gardens subject Jerry "the Marble Faun" Torre, Grey Gardens editor and producer Muffie Meyer, and Sara Maysles (daughter of Albert Maysles and co-author of the book Grey Gardens). In addition, following a long-standing tradition at Grey Gardens screenings, audience members are invited to dress in costume as “Big Edie” or “Little Edie” Beale.

Costume Contest

Judges:Iris Apfel and Jerry "the Marble Faun" Torre.

Prizes: Limited edition Grey Garden memorabilia including the original film poster and a new limited edition poster for this event, with art from Rebekah Maysles.

Registration for the costume contest is at 5:00pm and parade and contest at 5:30pm.