I Always Said Yes: The Many Lives of Wakefield Poole

This portrait of pioneering filmmaker Wakefield Poole, whose careers as dancer in the Ballet Russe, choreographer for Richard Rogers, and erotic art film director spanned the golden years of Broadway, television, porno chic, and gay liberation. Filled with gorgeous archival footage, excerpts from Poole’s lushly photographed films, and entertaining and illuminating interviews with Poole’s contemporaries and colleagues, I Always Said Yes is a story of artistic integrity and disappointment, self-destruction, love, sex, fortitude, and musical comedy. Co-Presented by the Santa Fe Mountain Center‘s Adventure Out program.

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Monsura is Waiting
Short | 15 mins. | USA
Director: Kevin Newbury

From the director of the SF Opera’s Oscar is a comedy of redemption and sequins involving two aging showgirls, one giant moth & a very long night in Bridgeport, CT.


Jim Tushinski




90 minutes

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