December Film Fest

 

PRIDE FILM FESTIVAL titles announced for December 12 screenings
Four short films explore the theme –  “The Families of the LGBT Community”

Pride Film Festival
Chicago, IL – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Pride Films and Plays’ monthly festival of LGBTQ independent films, which was launched in October, will continue with its third monthly festival on Tuesday, December 12. The four films to be screened all reflect on the theme “The Families of the LGBT Community.”  Understanding our family members, revealing who we are as individuals and who we are as families.

The December 12 screening will be held in The Broadway, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago, beginning at 7:30 pm.

PRIDE FILM FESTIVAL

December 2017 Program

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Adult 
Directed by Jamieson Pearce, Australia, 12min.Having enabled a loss that now torments her, an old woman enters an adult store in search of redemption.  Adapted from a short story by Christos Tsiolkas.
Lockjaw
Cas
Directed by Joris van den Berg, Netherlands, 50 min.In the comedy-drama CAS, Pepijn and Sjors’ steady, seven-year relationship is shaken up after they allow a young student named Cas to sleep on their couch until he finds a place of his own. Gradually, both men fall head over heels for Cas’ laconic charm and it forces them to reconsider their many long-term plans. Is Cas’ presence endangering their relationship or is he actually a blessing in disguise?
Pool
Directed by Leandro Goddinho, Brazil, 29 min.Claudia decides to investigate her grandmother’s past, who recently passed away. Through a letter, she comes to Marlene, an old German lady who lives in Brazil and keeps her memories inside a pool without water. During the visit, the old lady reveals details of her life that intersect with Claudia’s grandmother’s past, a German fugitive of the 2nd World War.
The Cycle
Directed by Benjamin Zhang & Dewi Tan, USA, 13 min.THE CYCLE follows the homecoming journey of a gay Singaporean man, who desires his father’s acceptance of his husband, their soon-to-be born son and ultimately, himself. The man reconnects with his childhood through a game of Chinese chess with his father, and satisfies a childhood desire to learn how to cycle from him. Through this journey, the man comes to a revelation about fatherhood and the cycle of life.
LISTING INFORMATION

MONTHLY PRIDE FILM FESTIVAL – DECEMBER SCREENING
December 12, 2017
7:30 pm
All seats $10.00
Tickets available at www.pridefilmsandplays.com, at https://goo.gl/G3hGvr (direct link) or by phone 800-737-0984
The Broadway, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago

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Pride Films and Plays changes lives through the generation of diverse new work (or work that is new to Chicago) with LGBTQ+ characters or themes that is essential viewing for all audiences. We accomplish this mission through fully-staged prod

 

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