Sep 14, 2022
The Rio Theater
8:00PM - WEDNESDAY, SEP 14, 2022
"It makes me feel tingly all over and then nothing... There should be bells ringing, dams bursting, bombs going off!"
Join us at the Rio Theatre on Wednesday, September 14 for a very special 50th Anniversary screening and talkback event in celebration of one of the most iconic adult films ever put to celluloid, Gerard Damiano's “DEEP THROAT”. Wednesday, September 14 One Night Only!
7:00 pm Doors and Porno Chic Drink Reception (70s attire welcome and encouraged!)
8:00 pm Film Screening
9:00 pm Panel Talkback and Q&A
Early Bird Tickets (Limited Number Available! Until September 5) $22 CAD Student Ticket (Valid ID required)
General Admission $25 CAD
VIP (Reserved seating, photo opportunity with Gerard and Christar Damiano, commemorative DEEP THROAT at the Rio Theatre poster) $30 CAD (Advanced) / $35 CAD(at the door).
Joining us for the Rio Theatre's event will be the filmmaker's son and daughter, Gerard Jr. and Christar, to introduce the film, provide important and personal context to its complicated legacy, and participate in the talk-back conversation. Other featured panelists include Vancouver sex worker activist, advocate, and media personality Velvet Steele. Susan Davis, Sex Worker Advocate and co-founder of the NakedTruth.ca. And Dr. Thomas Waugh, PhD, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Film Studies and Interdisciplinary Studies in Sexuality, Cinema Concordia University. Moderated by Rachel Fox, Sr. Programmer, The Rio Theatre.