Focus focus on ‘8 Women’

Waters, Morrissey, Almereyda celebrate French helmer

Focus Features hosted a special screening of “8 Women” Tuesday in Gotham in honor of French director Francois Ozon, who was in town to promote the film, due in theaters Friday.

Event was held at the Universal Screening room, with the after-party held at the swank Brasserie 8½.

Milling around at the elite event were such guests as helmers John Waters (replete with bright red sneakers), John Cameron Mitchell, Paul Morrissey and Michael Almereyda. Focus Features co-president David Linde was on hand as well as veep of acquisitions Amy Kaufman.

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