(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 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.