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CIRCUS OF BOOKS

  • Northwest Film Forum 1515 12th Avenue Seattle, WA, 98122 United States (map)

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2019 | 12:00 PM | NORTHWEST FILM FORUM

USA | 2019 | 90 minutes | Rachel Mason | In English without subtitles

Meet Karen and Barry Mason: They’ve been married forever and raised three kids. They go to synagogue regularly. They lead a quiet life. But you’d never guess what they do for work… They have run Circus of Books, a mom-and-pop gay porn shop, for over 40 years. What began as an opportunity to support their family became a cornerstone for LGBTQ residents of Los Angeles, a safe haven during the AIDS crisis, and a historic landmark. Go behind the scenes of everything pornography with the most unlikely tour guides ever in this North Bend Film Festival Audience Award winner, which also opened this year’s Outfest.

CIRCUS OF BOOKS

Director: Rachel Mason

Principal Cast: Larry Flynt, Rachel Mason, Jeff Stryker, Alaska Thunderfuck

Country: USA

Year: 2019

Running Time: 90 minutes

Producers: Rhianon Jones, Josh Braun, Gerald Herman

Writer: Rachel Mason

Editor: Kathryn Robson

Music: Ian M Colletti

Language: English

Content Warning: Vulgar language, nudity, and explicit sexual situations

Earlier Event: October 19
BI FOREVER - SHORTS PROGRAM
Later Event: October 20
SONG LANG