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LGBTQ Film Festival

10/9/2019 starting 10/09/19 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM PT

RSVP to (415) 387-1375 or info@sfvillage.org

The popular LGBTQ film festival continues! Join us for one, join us for all. Films curated by SFV member and humorist,Ralph Beren.

October 9:Weekend(2011) is a British romantic drama directed by Andrew Haigh and starring Tom Cullen and Chris New as two men who meet and begin a sexual relationship the weekend before one of them plans to leave the country. The film won much praise and critical acclaim after premiering at the SXSW festival in the US, and was a success at the box office in the UK and the US, whereit received a limited release.

October 30:Blue is the Warmest Color (2013) is aFrenchromanceco-written, co-produced, and directed byAbdellatif Kechiche, and starringLéa SeydouxandAdèle Exarchopoulos. The film follows Adèle (Exarchopoulos), a French teenager who discovers desire and freedom when an aspiring painter (Seydoux) enters her life. The film charts their relationship from Adele's high school years to her early adult life and career as a school teacher.

November 6:Before Night Falls(2000) is an Americanbiographicalromantic dramadirected byJulian Schnabel. The film is based on both the autobiographyof the same namebyReinaldo Arenas, as well as Jana Boková's 1990 documentaryHavana. It spans the whole of Arenas' life, from hisrural childhood and his early embrace of the Revolution to the persecution he would later experience as a writer and homosexual in Castro's Cuba; from his departure from Cuba in the Mariel Harbor exodus of 1980 to his exile and death in the United States.

November 20:God’s Own Country(2017) is a British dramawritten and directed byFrancis Lee. The film starsJosh O'ConnorandAlec Secăreanu. The plot follows a young sheep farmer inYorkshirewhose life is transformed by a Romanian migrant worker. The film was the only UK-based production to feature in the world drama category at the 2017Sundance Film Festival, where it won the world cinema directing award.

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