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Film: Scarecrow in a Garden of Cucumbers

17 September 2023
The Institute of Contemporary Arts
The Mall, London SW1A 2BJ, UK

A 70s musical midnight movie starring Trash Tgirl-superstar Holly Woodlawn is finally restored! Never released on video and not screened since, Woodlawn proves herself to be far more than a Warhol superstar.

Woodlawn delights as Eve Harrington, a cis girl trying to make it big, alongside cult legend, Tally Brown. Featuring cameos from Lily Tomlin to Bette Midler, this counterculture gem is restored and ready for reappraisal.

Scarecrow in a Garden of Cucumbers | dir. Robert J. Kaplan | USA 1972 | 82’

CW: We cannot supply content warnings in advance due to this being the first UK screening.

Short before the feature:

Love, Jamie | dir. Karla Murthy | USA 2023 | 19’

Presented in partnership with TGirlsonFilm.

Programme supported by Film Hub London, managed by Film London. Proud to be a partner of the BFI Film Audience Network, funded by the National Lottery.

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