PLOT : Dean Martin had a laid-back charm that made him successful in everything from big-screen comedies to television variety shows to live acts in Las Vegas. Filmmaker Tom Donahue (This Changes Everything) explores Martin’s varied career, including his complicated relationships with Jerry Lewis, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr, and others. We hear from admirers such as critic Gerald Early, actor Jon Hamm, and Hip-Hop artist RZA who testify to Martin’s enduring mystique. This screening will be followed by a ‘Hollywood black Tie’ cocktail after party at the Ricarda’s.
Guests. Tom Donahue is an American film director and producer of narrative and documentary features, and co-founder of CreativeChaos vmg, a production company located in New York City. Amongst his most famous work: This Changes Everything; Thank You For Your Service; Casting By; Guest of Cindy Sherman; and his latest work, Dean Martin: King of Cool. Deana Martin is an influential American singer, actor, and performer and the very proud daughter of iconic entertainer, Dean Martin. Deana achieved success early in her career in films, theatre and television, then quickly added to her repertoire - recording artist, best-selling author, nationally syndicated radio host, licensed pilot, and entrepreneur.
Length 1h 40min