Bite Me

A cultured crowd came out to see Tilda Swinton’s fangs in her new film

Stefano Tonchi and Tilda Swinton.

What: The Cinema Society and W’s Editor in Chief, Stefano Tonchi, hosted a screening of “Only Lovers Left Alive,” a quirky vampire film by director Jim Jarmusch which explores the relationship between Adam (played by Tom Hiddleston), a depressed musician, and his wife, Eve (Tilda Swinton).

When: Wednesday, March 12th

Where: Following the screening at the Landmark Sunshine Cinema on New York’s Lower East Side, guests gathered for a party at the not-yet-open Handy Liquor Bar.

Who: The music-heavy film brought out a bevy of cultural heavy-hitters including Patti Smith, David Byrne, Christy Turlington, Ryan McGinley, and the film’s star, Tilda Swinton.

Why: It’s not every day a grown-up vampire flick comes around—especially one with a killer soundtrack.

Photos: Bite Me

Stefano Tonchi and Tilda Swinton. Photo by

Christy Turlington. Photo by

John Leguizamo and Jim Jarmusch. Photo by

Shanina Shaik. Photo by

Crystal Renn and Michelle Harper. Photo by

Scout Willis. Photo by

Margarita Levieva. Photo by

Nicky Hilton. Photo by

Tilda Swinton and Patti Smith. Photo by

Peter Sarsgaard. Photo by

Steve Buscemi, Stellan Skarsgard, and Joe Rockkstarr. Photo by

Ryan McGinley. Photo by

Michelle Hicks and Anna Sui. Photo by

Jamie Chung. Photo by

Bryan Greenberg. Photo by