Funny Girl: The Films of Elaine May

Ishtar with Jesse Hawken

107 minutesPG

Jun 9
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    Torontoist columnist and serial apologist Jesse Hawken joins us to contextualize May's Marrekesh-set musical, which has been both derided as one of Hollywood's biggest failures and celebrated as one of the most underappreciated films of the 1980s.

    Jesse Hawken

    Jesse Hawken is a writer and filmmaker living in Toronto. He has been a regular contributor for Torontoist and for TIFF's The Review. He was a founding member of the secret film society Phanta-Scope, and he directed two music videos for Marker Starling.