Friday, September 15

Designates films with no queer-content, but the filmmaker(s) identify as LGBT

9:00 AM Varsity 6

Dark Blue Almost Black

Director: Daniel Sanchez Arevalo
Cast: Raul Arevalo, Hector Colome, Eva Pallares
(Spain, 2006, 105 min, Colour, 35mm)
Responsible family man Jorge develops an unusual relationship with Paula.

9:30 AM Royal Ontario Museum

By the Hour (in shorts program)

Director: Bill Marchant
(British Columbia, 13 min)
Two water salesmen, a hooker and some cocaine.

9:30 AM Royal Ontario Museum

The Saddest Boy in the World (in shorts program)

Director: Jamie Travis
(British Columbia, 14 min)
At his ninth birthday party, Timothy has good reason to be sad.

11:45 AM Cumberland 1


Director: Alexis dos Santos
Cast: Nahuel Perez Biscayart, Nahuel Viale
(Argentina, 2006, 115min, Colour, 35mm)
15-yr-old Lucas and his friends experiment with drugs, music and sex.

12:15 PM Ryerson

Love and Other Disasters

Director: Alek Keshishian
Cast: Brittany Murphy, Matthew Rhys
(France/ UK, 2006)
A female assistant at U.K. Vogue plays matchmaker to her gay roommate.

5:15 PM Varsity 4

The Bubble

Director: Eytan Fox
Cast: Ohad Knoller, Daniela Virtzer, Yousef Sweid
(Israel, 2006, 100 min)
A gay Israeli man and his roommates hide his Palestinian lover.

6:15 PM Cumberland 2

Big Bang Love, Juvenile A

Director: Takashi Miike
Cast: Ryuhei Matsuda, Masanobu Ando
(Japan, 2005, 85 min, Color, 35mm)
Two men in prison form an intimate friendship that can only end in tragedy.

10:00 PM Varsity 3

I Don't Want to Sleep Alone

Director: Tsai Ming-liang
Cast: Lee Kang Sheng
Laborers obsessed with Bollywood movies, a Chinese Indonesian girl, and a man without an identity.

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