Please join New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) and Rooftop Films for an in-person screening of Portrait of a Lady of Fire on August 10th starting at 7:30PM ET.
100% of all net proceeds (less only actual production costs) will be donated to the National Network of Abortion Funds.
France, 1760. Marianne is commissioned to paint the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young woman who has just left the convent. Because she is a reluctant bride-to-be, Marianne arrives under the guise of companionship, observing Héloïse by day and secretly painting her by firelight at night. As the two women orbit one another, intimacy and attraction grow as they share Héloïse’s first moments of freedom. Héloïse’s portrait soon becomes a collaborative act of and testament to their love.
Winner of a coveted Cannes prize and one of the best reviewed films of the year, Portrait of a Lady of Fire solidifies Céline Sciamma as one of the most exciting filmmakers working in the world today. Noémie and Adèle Haenel turn the subtle act of looking into a dangerous, engrossing thrill, crafting the most breathtaking and elegant performances of the year. To watch Marianne and Héloïse fall in love is to see love itself invented onscreen. With contemporary themes in period dress, Portrait of a Lady of Fire is one of the greatest love stories ever told. Courtesy of NEON.
Date: Wednesday, August 10th, 2022
Time: 7:30PM ET
Location: The Old American Can Factory, 232 3rd Street Brooklyn, NY 11215
Cost: $20 General Admission; $100 Benefactor Ticket
NO REFUNDS. IN THE EVENT OF RAIN, SHOW WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT THE SAME LOCATION. NO ALCOHOL IS PERMITTED.
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Rooftop Films are open to all ages, but ID and proof of age is required for entry. You must be 21+ to attend the after party.
Can I bring food and drinks?
No outside alcoholic beverages are allowed. Feel free to bring snacks and non-alcoholic beverages! No glass on the roof, please!
Can I wear heels?
Sorry, but not on the roof we ask that you don’t wear stiletto heels as it’s a soft roof. You are allowed to wear pointy heels in the Courtyard and we provide flip flops if needed.
Do I need to wear a mask?
All attendees are required to wear a mask during check in, and while indoors. Masks are encouraged while interacting with staff outdoors. Mask policy may be updated based on current local conditions at the time of the event. Ticket holders will be notified of policy changes via email prior to the event.
How accessible is this venue?
There will be a few flights of stairs to climb up to the roof. If you would like to attend this event but have an ADA need, we can provide a freight elevator. There is one step that will be unavoidable in stepping onto the roof. Our courtyard seating (available at select events) is entirely accessible. If this brings up any concerns, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 718-417-7362 for more information.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
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I am a Rooftop Films member. How do I use my member benefits?
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Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
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232 3rd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215
NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.