Art Paul Of Playboy: The Man Behind The Bunny

Directed by: Jennifer Hou Kwong/Jian Ping
Featuring: Art Paul, Hugh Hefner, Christie Hefner

USA, 74 minutes

Grayslake Campus
Saturday, September 7
11:10 am
Sunday, September 8
7:30 pm

Art Paul of Playboy: The Man Behind the Bunny presents the life and lasting impact of Art Paul, founding art director of Playboy magazine, creator of the brand’s iconic bunny logo, and an unsung, iconic artist of our time. Paul’s thirty-year tenure at Playboy single-handedly changed the landscape of the two-dimensional magazine and revolutionized the relationship between art and publishing.

Through conversations with Paul himself, archival footage and imagery, and interviews with artists, graphic designers, art directors, and former Playboy executives who worked with him, Art Paul of Playboy: The Man Behind the Bunny reveals the life and accomplishments of a legendary art director, acclaimed artist and inspiring human being.

Festivals & Awards:

Chicago International Film Festival
Heartland Film Festival

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