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Sat, Mar 17, 2018

Repertory Series ArchiveBIFWC 25th

Boys Don’t Cry

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(1999) dir Kimberley Peirce w/Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard, Brendan Sexton III, Alicia Goranson, Alison Folland [118 min; 35mm]
Groundbreaking almost doesn’t begin to describe the impact of this film that won Hilary Swank her Best Actress Oscar, BOYS DON’T CRY tells the gutwrenching true story of Brandon Teena, a transgender man who, despite relocating to a new town, has his biological identity exposed and faces a tragic fate.

“Scorches the screen like a prairie fire.” – J. Hoberman, Village Voice

“Driven by performances of such luminous humanity that they break your heart.” – Stephen Hunter, Washington Post

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  • Special Screening! EIGHTH GRADE • Wednesday 9/19 at 8:30