Saturday, April 4

Special Events ArchiveBoston LGBT Film Festival 2015

Drag Shorts

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(logo) Boston LGBT Film FestivalTotal Running Time: 76 min

BECOMING FLIRTY. Directed by Mian Bond-Carvin. 4 min. USA
Watch as the power of make up transforms. A celebration of being true to one’s own self.

JESSY. Directed by Rodrigo Luna. 15 min. Brazil
Fairy godmothers make all a woman’s teenaged dreams come true to become a drag queen.

PEDESTRIAN CROSSING. Directed by Colin Murnane. 9 min. Ireland
A film inspired by the Nobel Call delivered at The Abbey Theatre Dublin by Irish drag queen and gay rights campaigner Panti Bliss.

SHOWBOY. Directed by Samuel Leighton-Dore. 15 min. Australia
After the unexpected death of his mother, a young football player, Julian Maxwell, finds himself struggling to support his depressed, unemployed father while fighting to keep safe the secret he once shared with his mother: He’s not only gay, but performs drag shows. SHOWBOY is a film about family, loss and the exploration of freedom and sexuality in the face of affliction.

OUT. Directed by Gsus Lopez. 17 min. United Kingdom
A documentary following 3 older drag entertainers at Aunt Charlie’s lounge in San Francisco’s Tenderloin. With Oliva Hart, Collette LeGrande and Donna Personna.

CHERRY POP. Directed by Assaad Yacoub. 16 min. USA
When Lauren Ordair, headliner of a weekly drag show, threatens to not appear for her final performance all hell breaks loose backstage. While all the other drag queens fight about who will replace Lauren a young newcomer, Amanda Poupon, is battling stage fright over her debut performance. Will the show go on?

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  • Saturday 4/4 at 9:00 PM

Brattle passes not accepted for festival screenings.