11/15/16 O&A NYC PREVIEW: Winter At Westbeth


Winter At Westbeth, a documentary film by Australian filmmaker Rohan Spong, follows the lives of three seasoned artists living in New York City’s Westbeth Artists Housing. The film makes its international premiere at the IFC Center, 323 Avenue of the Americas, as part of DOC NYC; New York’s annual festival of documentary films. 


Video artist Edith Stephen (95) who hopes to complete an experimental film for her birthday.


Modern dance legend Dudley Williams (75) continued to test his artistry defying his  body as he rehearses for an electrifying return to the stage.


And published poet llsa Gilbert (82) faces her impending mortality with revealingly candid poetry.

Winter At Westbeth

Winter At Westbeth reveals the poignant and inspiring stories of a community of elder artists dealing with aging, remaining relevant, while navigating the need to create. O&A NYC editor-in-chief Walter Rutledge had an opportunity to talk to Winter At Westbeth director Rohan Spong about the year spent with these three endearing artists. 

A Conversation with Filmmaker Rohan Spong- Winter At Westbeth

There are two opportunities to see Winter At Westbeth on Wednesday, November 16th 5pm, and Thursday, November 17th 10am. For tickets and more information visit: http://www.docnyc.net/film/winter-at-westbeth/. 

About OutandAboutnycmag

Out & About NYC Magazine was founded to offer the arts and lifestyle enthusiast a fresh new look at New York City. We will showcase the established and the emerging, the traditional and the trendy. And we will do it with élan, and panache with a dash of fun.
Bookmark the permalink.

One Comment

  1. I’m so glad this film was done before Dudley’s transition. It’s important to hear his voice in a permanent work of art for future generations to witness and enjoy. Never to be forgotten. Very much appreciated.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *