LARGER THAN LIFE: THE KEVYN AUCOIN STORY
Documentary Feature | 97 minutes

HIFF 2017

World Cinema

This film played at HIFF 2017
on 10/7/17 and 10/8/17
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Directed By
Tiffany Bartok

Produced By
Jayce Bartok
Troy Surratt
Bronwyn Cosgrave

Featuring
Kevyn Aucoin
Christy Turlington
Naomi Campbell
Isabella Rossellini
Tori Amos


Presented by





World Premiere

2017 | English | USA

LARGER THAN LIFE: THE KEVYN AUCOIN STORY explores the life of the iconic make-up artist who transformed the profession into a prominent and influential art form. Director and fellow make-up artist Tiffany Bartok paints a beautiful and deeply personal portrait of a man who, as both an artist and LGBTQ advocate, dedicated his life to elevating the inner confidence and presence of others. Through intimate archival footage and interviews with his famous friends and clients, Bartok weaves through the journey of Aucoin’s life up until his tragic end—reminding everyone that he truly was larger than life.

> Interview with director Tiffany Bartok