Films4Fags: Sticks and Stones / Hustler White

at Tom of Finland Foundation

Los Angeles, CA


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Event Details

Movie screening is held during the annual Tom of Finland Foundation Art & Culture Festival the weekend of Oct 5 and 6. Package tickets for the Festival are available that include entry for both days and the movie screening.

Sticks and Stones (2014) [15m 57s – Written and Directed by Silas Howard]
Sticks and Stones is an intimate documentary about a song, a street, and a diva. Bambi Lake, a notorious San Francisco transgender performer and entertainer, takes us on a stroll down Polk Street, sharing anecdotes and the history behind her song“Golden Age of Hustlers”, which was written about her time as a street hustler in the mid-’70s. She landed on Polk Street after a stint with theCockettes and prior to regular gigs at renowned ’80s/’90s punk venue, theMabuhey Gardens.

Hustler White (1996) [1h 19m– Written and Directed by Rick Castro, Bruce LaBruce]
In a plot reminiscent of Sunset BoulevardHustler White transposes the action from the silver screen’s old movie backlots to contemporary male prostitution and the porn industry. The film, which like all of LaBruce’s work is sexually explicit, includes a controversial amputee sexscene. Codirector Rick Castro cast real male hustlers and his former models, including Tony Ward, as amateur actors.

Series Coordinated with Bradford Nordeen

Times shown are when doors open.
Films begin ½ hour after that.

FREE for ToFF Members
ToFF members enter your ongoing 9 digit award number into PROMO CODE above for one free ticket.

$12 for non-members. [You can join when you arrive!]

Light refreshments offered.


- Proceeds benefit Tom of Finland Foundation.

All Advance Tickets Sales Are Final.

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Event Location


Tom of Finland Foundation

1421 Laveta Terrace, Los Angeles, CA, 90026

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Silas Howard / Bruce LaBruce / Rick Castro / Tony Ward / Bambi Lake