The World of James Ivory: Slaves of New York

Event time: 
Thursday, April 18, 2024 - 7:00pm to 9:10pm
Humanities Quadrangle (HQ) See map
320 York Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Slaves of New York (James Ivory, 1989, 35mm, 124 mins)

35th anniversary screening! Based on Tama Janowitz’s tales of the ‘80s downtown art scene, this comedy of manners stars Bernadette Peters as a hat designer juggling professional ambitions, an arrogant younger boyfriend, and a savage rental market. The cult classic’s cast includes Mary Beth Hurt, Mercedes Ruehl, Steve Buscemi, Anthony LaPaglia, Tammy Grimes, and Stanley Tucci. 35mm print from the Yale Film Archive.

“The World of James Ivory” presents highlights from across the seven-decade career of the acclaimed filmmaker, drawn from his personal collection of film prints donated to the archive in 2023.