At the tender age of 15, Rosario Dawson was discovered sitting on her stoop when world famous photographer Larry Clark randomly approached her and offered her the starring role of Ruby in Kids. That breakout role in Harmony Korine’s controversial 1995 film would inevitably catapult Dawson into Hollywood.
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the slightly pornographic film, the Brooklyn Academy of Music announced the summer reunion of Dawson, Larry Clark, Harmony Korine, Chloë Sevigny and Leo Fitzpatrick. Instant gratification – no pun intended.
So what has the cast been up to since playing those potty-mouthed teens, running amok in NYC during the height of AIDS? Find out this coming June 25th as the actors answer questions at the 20th anniversary reunion. Visit Bam.org for more info.
Kids is centered on a day in the life of a group of sexually active teenagers in New York City and their unrestrained behavior towards sex and substance abuse (alcohol and other drugs) during the height of the AIDS epidemic in the mid-1990s.
Watch Rosario Dawson as Ruby in the Kids clip below.