When: October 13th from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Where: Tom’s House, 1421 Laveta Terrace, Los Angeles
Details: Please join the Tom of Finland Foundation with their new events series, on Saturday nights, from now till October called #Films4Fags. (2017) Tom of Finland is the artist name of Finnish Touko Laaksonen (1920, Kaarina – 1991, Helsinki). He signed his erotic work “Tom” and when his drawings were first published in 1957, now world-famous “Tom of Finland” was born. “Touko Laaksonen” was kept for family and colleagues; both friends and fans have always simply called him “Tom”.
Tom shaped the fantasies of a generation of Gay men, influencing art and fashion before crossing over into the wider cultural consciousness. Dome Karukoski’s stirring biopic follows his life from the trenches of WWII and repressive Finnish society of the 1950s through his struggle to get his work published in California, where he and his art were finally embraced amid the sexual revolution of the 1970s.
Start time above is when doors open. Movie begins ½ hour after doors open.
FREE for ToFF Members
$10 for non-members. [You can join when you arrive!]
Light refreshments offered.
For questions please call the Tom of Finland Foundation at http://www.worldoftomoffinland.com/tomsblog/?page_id=3986.
Please keep in mind that 1421 Laveta Terrace is on a residential street, so we recommend using Uber or Lyft. Also with getting to TOM House our bus stop is Sunset/Echo Park. We are serviced by Metro lines 4/704 and 2/302. Also the 603 to Alvarado/Sunset. Continue on Sunset Boulevard to Laveta Terrace, then up the short hill and up the Grand Stairs until Laveta Terrace levels out and another 1/2 block. TOM House is on your left. The House is only a 0.3 mile walk from the bus stop.