(1975) Directed by Berry Gordy. Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Perkins. (109 min.) PG. 35mm print from UNCSA.
A skinny gal from Chicago dreams of becoming an international fashion designer. She juggles her ambitions with her love for a sexy local politico in this camp classic. Diana Ross designed the disco-fabulous clothes and sings the Oscar-nominated “Do You Know Where You’re Going To?” Introduced by Laura Boyes.
“A big, lush, messy soap opera … Why should it have to make sense?” (Roger Ebert).
We’re excited to announce a new ongoing series we’re calling NCMA ArtHouse. The mostly monthly screenings are curated and introduced by John Munson, who for 25 years was program manager for the Rialto, Raleigh’s oldest art house cinema. The series highlights the latest in critically acclaimed independent, international, and documentary features.
Other screenings are chosen and introduced by NCMA film curator Laura Boyes, who brings some classic film noir to the fall lineup.
We start December with a mesmerizing animated film by a Dutch director, part of our new ArtHouse series, and a movie pick inspired by the exhibition Inspiring Beauty, starring Diana Ross. January begins a classic comedy film festival curated by Laura Boyes, and John Munson presents two more notable ArtHouse films.