Posts tagged with "Inside Out LGBT Film Festival 2013"

Inside Out LGBT Film Festival: Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth (2013)

Posted by Bennett O'Brian May 26, 2013 0 Comment 4296 views

In the Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Color Purple, the romance between Celie and Shug is not the primary focus of the book – but it is the first thing people usually like to talk about. This particular element of the novel gets the most attention because both these characters happen to be black women […]

Inside Out LGBT Film Festival 2013: Cockpit (2012)

Posted by Brandy Dean May 26, 2013 0 Comment 4803 views

If you’ve never seen Tootsie, you’re going to enjoy Mårten Klingberg’s Cockpit. If you have seen Tootsie, you’re going to feel like you’re watching the Swedish version of Dustin Hoffman’s ground breaking drag role. This is not say you won’t also enjoy watching this one, but it will feel like de ja vu. Down on his […]

Inside Out LGBT 2013: Before You Know It (2012)

Posted by Brandy Dean May 25, 2013 1 Comment 3604 views

The topic of aging in American society is a prickly one. We have a youth-worshiping culture that views the elderly as somewhat icky and mostly a pain the ass. PJ Raval’s documentary Before You Know It suggests that the trials of aging may be of a magnitude more if you happen to be not only […]

Inside Out LGBT Film Festival 2013: Interior. Leather Bar.

Posted by Toyiah Murry May 24, 2013 0 Comment 6960 views

Interior. Leather Bar. is a strange film with an equally strange premise and even stranger essence. Written and directed by Travis Matthews, Interior. Leather Bar. is a semi-fictional documentary that bases itself around the making of a missing part of a feature length film. Confusing enough yet? Don’t worry the actors of this project were […]

Inside Out LGBT Film Festival 2013: Pit Stop (2013)

Posted by Brandy Dean May 23, 2013 0 Comment 6097 views

Urban gay relationships get a lot of attention in pop culture via movies, television shows, and popular novels. But what are gay relationships in the ‘burbs, or heaven help us, the rural, fly-over parts of North America. Pit Stop from director Yen Tan intends to correct this imbalance by telling the story of two lonely […]

Inside Out LGBT Film Festival 2013: Valentine Road (2013)

Posted by Brandy Dean May 22, 2013 0 Comment 6229 views

In 2008, the seaside town of Oxnard, California, was rocked by the shooting death of Lawrence “Larry” King, a 15-year-old biracial, LGBTQ student at the hands of his white, 14-year-old classmate Brandon McInerney. The tragedy at the heart of this story is quickly lost as details emerge and finger pointing starts. Was this a hate […]

Inside Out LGBT Film Festival 2013: Magnifica presenza (2012)

Posted by Brandy Dean May 21, 2013 0 Comment 6124 views

Director Ferzan Ozpetek of queer cinema classic Steam: The Turkish Bath (1997) returns to the 2013 edition of the Inside Out LGBT Film Festival with charming ghost story Magnifica presenza (Magnificent Presence). The story follows Pietro, an aspiring actor who’s busy settling into a creaky Roman apartment and not getting laid. Imagine his surprise when he learns a pre-war theatre […]

Inside Out LGBT Film Festival 2013: In the Name Of (2013)

Posted by Brandy Dean May 21, 2013 1 Comment 15054 views

The 2013 edition of the Inside Out LGBT Film Festival kicks off on Thursday, May 23 with the Polish film In the Name Of from director Malgoska Szumowska. While the film has been travelling the European festival circuit, Thursday’s 8:00 pm screening marks the Canadian premiere of the film. Advance buzz has been so positive, the […]

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