Filmmaker’s Fundraiser & Evening (Postponed to 2022)

Filmmaker’s Fundraiser & Evening (Postponed to 2022)

An evening of performance and film, hors d’oeuvres and drinks, dancing and red carpets to raise the final funds to complete Mark Wojahn’s film that documents the life and work of Patrick Scully.

EDITORS NOTE: This event has been postponed until 2022. Exact date TBA. However, you can still donate to the project


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“The Dance is Not Over: The Patrick Scully Story,” documents and celebrates the life and work of Minneapolis’ well-known Gay dancer, performance artist, storyteller, and activist. Patrick’s story chronicles the events of a generation and is critically important to document for future generations. The completed film will be available on streaming services and will be preserved at the University of Minnesota’s Tretter Collection of Patrick Scully.

The goal of the evening is to raise $65,000 for finishing funds for this film.

Special guests for this evening will be; Patrick Scully + Mark Wojahn, Director + Greg Winter, the Director of Photography + Siama Matuzungidi and Dallas Johnson, musicians + Eyenga Bokamba, painter, writer and performance artist + Andrew Peterson of Film North + DJ Cyn Collins

In addition to these performers, the evening will include clips from “The Dance is Not Over: The Patrick Scully Story,” and scenes from “Leaves of Grass – Illuminated”, a related Wojahn documentary of Patrick’s show at the Guthrie Theater, will also be presented. (“Leaves of Grass – Illuminated” will premiere October 23rd at the Twin Cities Film Festival.)

Reservations are required are can be done through https://www.eventbrite.com/e/filmmakers-fundraiser-evening-tickets-180403079467 alongside the suggested donation of $100, which can be made at one of the two websites below

Tax deductible: https://filmnorth.org/fiscally-sponsored-projects/patrick-scully-the-dance-is-not-over/ 

Non-tax deductible: https://www.gofundme.com/f/patrick-scully-moviethe-dance-is-not-over 

Covid Safety: Proof of vaccination and an ID is required for attendance and must be presented at the door. Guests will be asked to wear masks when not eating or drinking.

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