Contest! Win Tickets to See ‘Larger than Life: The Kevyn Aucoin Story’ at Inside Out!
Toronto’s Inside Out Festival brings the best in LGBTQ docs to the city this week! POV is proud to support the festival as a community partner for the screening of Larger than Life: The Kevyn Aucoin Story. The film profiles make-up artist Kevyn Aucoin who helped the stars looks their best with his fabulous and innovative ideas. Featuring interviews with celebs such as Isabella Rossellini, Cher, Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, and Kate Moss, Larger than Life is a look at the man with a hand in Hollywood’s most famous faces.
Synopsis: Legendary makeup artist, Kevyn Aucoin, arrived in New York City from the small town of Lafayette, Louisiana after spending his childhood expressing himself through drawing, painting, and makeup. In search of relief from confusion surrounding his identity and constant bullying, Kevyn found acceptance in the fashion world that was instant and explosive. Due to his groundbreaking contouring techniques, his infectious personality and mission to make everyone feel beautiful, he shot to fame quickly doing makeup for every supermodel and celebrity throughout the 80’s and 90’s. At the height of his fame, Kevyn died mysteriously in 2002. Larger Than Life explores every corner of Kevyn’s rich, beautiful and complicated life through the story of his untimely passing and the inspiring legacy he left behind.
Thanks to Inside Out, POV has 5 pairs of tickets to give away to see Larger than Life at the festival! All you have to do to enter is answer the following question:
In what popular sitcom did Kevyn Aucoin have a cameo appearance as a make-up artist during New York Fashion Week?
b) Sex and the City
c) Mad About You
c) 30 Rock
Larger than Life: The Kevyn Aucoin Story screens at Inside Out on Saturday, June 2 at 4:45 PM at TIFF Lightbox.