DADDY AND THE MUSCLE ACADEMY by ILPPO POHJOLA
The 2017 Remaster – Digitally restored and remastered version
Queermove 2018, World Film & Arts Festival, Sweden, Oct 13 - 14, 2018
Zeitgeist Films & Kino Lorber, New York and other cities, USA
– Theatrical re-release 2018, venues & dates TBC
Roze Filmdagen, Amsterdam LGBTQ Film Festival, Netherlands, Mar 8 - 18, 2018
FestHeart, Rakvere LGBT Film Festival, Estonia, Oct 6 - 8, 2017
Portland Queer Film Festival, Portland, Oregon, USA, Sept 29 - Oct 5, 2017
Kino Engel & Kesäkino Engel, Helsinki, Finland
– Theatrical re-release, starting in August, 2017
ICA,London, UK, Aug 12 -15, 2017
Pride in London @ Prince Charles Cinema, UK, Jul 6, 2017
– Screening, discussion & after party
P(L)AIN TRUTH by ILPPO POHJOLA
AVEK 30, Tampere Film Festival, Finland, Mar 7 - 11, 2018
AVEK 30, Orion - Finnish Film Archive, Helsinki, Finland, Sep 8 - 10, 2017
DADDY AND THE MUSCLE ACADEMY ON BLURAY IN USA & CANADA
Zeitgeist Films and Kino Lorber has released digitally restored and remastered version of Daddy and the Muscle Academy by Ilppo Pohjola on BluRay in the US and Canada.
"Tom of Finland is one of the major icons of the gay world. Taking inspiration from his World War II army days, 1950s American bodybuilding magazines and biker movies, Tom’s erotic drawings of uniformed and leather-clad beefcake have become a permanent fixture of 20th-century iconography.
Completed shortly before his death in 1991, Daddy and the Muscle Academy: The Life, Art and Times of Tom of Finland is the definitive, ground-breaking documentary of the man and the artist. Newly restored from the original camera negative, it combines interviews with Tom himself, commentary from his “leather men”, hundreds of original drawings, and fantasy scenes inspired by his work."