Friday, January 19

Designates films with no queer-content, but the filmmaker(s) identify as LGBT

8:30 AM Racquet Club, Park City

Doorman

Director: Etienne Kallos
(USA; 2006; 17 min.; color; Sony HD Cam)
A Latino doorman of a New York apartment building begins to unravel emotionally when he is seduced and then dumped by a privileged college kid who lives in the building.
Shown as part of Shorts Program II

Graceland

Director: Anocha Suwichakornpong
(Thailand; 2006; 17 min.; color; 35mm)
One night in Bangkok, Jon and a mysterious woman embark on a journey to a foreign land - the human heart.
Shown as part of Shorts Program II

8:30 AM Library Center Theatre, Park City

Freeheld

Director: Cynthia Wade
(USA; 2006; 40 min.; color; Sony HD Cam)
In the last weeks of her life, Lieutenant Laurel Hester has one goal - to leave her hard-earned pension to her life partner Stacie.
Shown as part of Documentary Spotlight

To Whom It May Concern

Director: Mitch McCabe
(USA; 2006; 13 min.; color; Sony HD Cam)
A photographer chronicles her life over five years of political events, comically interweaving protest footage with her photographic diary of self-portraits to tell a modern tale about art, change, hope, and futility.
Shown as part of Documentary Spotlight

9:00 AM Egyptian Theatre, Park City

Infinite Delay

Director: Kadet Kuhne
(USA; 2006; 9 min.; color; Sony HD Cam)
A restrained subject surrenders herself to a sublime state of waiting in a mysterious underwater world.
Precedes feature film Strange Culture

11:30 AM Holiday Village Cinema II, Park City

The Last Dining Table

Director: Gyeong-Tae Roh
Writer: Gyeong-Tae Roh
(South Korea; 2006; 91 min.; color/b&w; 35mm)
New Frontier/North American Premiere
A minimalist, surreal, ironic and poetic exploration film explores modern social problems including pollution and environmental concerns, and the collapse of "family values."

Ask the Insects

Director: Steve Reinke
(Canada; 2006; 20 Minutes; color; Sony HD Cam)
Part homemade science (before it became doctrine and law), part animated video reverie, Reinke's brief and episodic compression is an incendiary release which opens by announcing the death of the reader, and ends with the death of the author.
Precedes feature film Last Dining Table

12:00 PM Egyptian Theatre, Park City

Tuli

Director: Auraeus Solito
Writer: Jimmy Flores
Cast: Desiree Del Valle, Carlo Aquino
(Philippines, 2006; 107 min.; color; Sony HD Cam; In Tagalog with English Subtitles)
Spectrum/U.S. Premiere
When a young woman refuses her arranged marriage and rebels against her provincial town's customs, she finds the courage to start her own life that reflects her beliefs and her values. From the director of The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros.

1:00 PM Holiday Village Cinema IV, Park City

Light Work I

Director: Jennifer Reeves
(USA; 2006; 8 min.; color/b&w; Sony HD Cam)
Found images from 20th century educational films are sewn together with melted down pharmaceuticals affixed directly to the film, forming a concentrated fusion with pulsating electronic sounds, bass clarinet and organ.
Precedes feature film Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait

4:30 PM Gallery Screening Room, Treasure Mountain Inn, Park City

Off the Grid: Life on the Mesa

Director: Jeremy Stulberg and Randy Stulberg
Writer: Jeremy Stulberg and Randy Stulberg
(2007, 70 min, USA)
World Premiere
Amid the backdrop of a vast New Mexican desert, a group including dispirited Gulf War veterans, vagabonds, and lost youth band together to protect "the last part of America that is free." Their extreme radical take on real American patriotism meets federal law head-on and their legal rights to produce and sell marijuana. Fight for your right to party!

6:45 PM Broadway Centre Cinemas V, SLC

Doorman

Director: Etienne Kallos
(USA; 2006; 17 min.; color; Sony HD Cam)
A Latino doorman of a New York apartment building begins to unravel emotionally when he is seduced and then dumped by a privileged college kid who lives in the building.
Shown as part of Shorts Program II

Graceland

Director: Anocha Suwichakornpong
(Thailand; 2006; 17 min.; color; 35mm)
One night in Bangkok, Jon and a mysterious woman embark on a journey to a foreign land - the human heart.
Shown as part of Shorts Program II

8:30 PM Prospector Square Theatre, Park City

Hard to Swallow

Director: Mat Kirkby
(UK; 2006; 14 min.; color; Sony HD Cam)
Three couples share Sunday lunch...and certainly don't drink too much, fight or swear at each other.
Shown as part of Shorts Program I

8:30 PM Main Screening Room, Treasure Mountain Inn, Park City

The Mallorys Go Black Market

Directors: JoEllen Martinson and William Scott Rees
(USA; 2007; 13 min.)
Opening night short
World Premiere
Three Big Apple fashionistas ship two suitcases worth of vintage clothing to fashion hungry Russian teens in a scheme to save them from fashionable ruin.
Precedes feature film Weirdsville

8:30 PM Holiday Village Cinema II, Park City

Pierre Huyghe Artist Spotlight

Director: Pierre Huyghe
(France; 2007; 90 min.; color; 35mm)
New Frontier
A presentation of rarely screened short films by Pierre Huyghe, one of France's most celebrated young artists. Huyghe's split-screen project The Third Memory (1999) features legendary gay bank robber John Wojtowicz re-enacting scenes from Dog Day Afternoon—the 1975 Al Pacino film based on Wojtowicz's real-life attempted bank robbery to pay for his lover's sex change operation. Also included are Blanche Neige Lucie (1997), Streamside Day (2003), This is Not a Time for Dreaming (2004), and A Journey That Wasn't (2006).

8:30 PM Racquet Club, Park City

Teeth

Director: Mitchell Lichtenstein
Writer: Mitchell Lichtenstein
Cast: John Hensley, Jess Weixler
(USA; 2006; 87 min.; color; 35mm)
Dramatic Competition/World Premiere
A high school girl discovers that her body is more than capable of defending itself when she becomes the target of male violence. This is actor Mitchell Lichtenstein's (The Wedding Banquet) feature film debut.

9:30 PM Eccles Theatre, Park City

An American Crime

Director: Tommy O'Haver
Writer: Tommy O'Haver, Irene Turner
Cast: Catherine Keener, Ellen Page, James Franco
(USA; 2006; 92 min.; color; 35mm)
Premiere Section/World Premiere
The true story of Gertrude Baniszewski, suburban housewife and mother of seven, who locked a teenage girls in the basement of her home in the early 1960's. From the director of Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss.

10:00 PM Holiday Village Cinema IV, Park City

A Very British Gangster

Director: Donal MacIntyre
(UK; 2006; 97 min.; color/b&w; Sony HD Cam)
World Cinema Documentary Competition/World Premiere
Celebrated undercover journalist Donal MacIntyre explores the intriguing and contradictory life of Dominic Noonan, considered one of Britain's biggest mob bosses, who also happens to be gay.

11:30 PM Holiday Village Cinema II, Park City

The Tragic Story of Nling

Director: Jeffrey St. Jules
(Canada; 2006; 15 min.; b&w; Sony HD Cam)
In his struggle to survive beyond the walls of a slum city, a man soon finds that he is no more humane than his animal friend.
Shown as part of Shorts Program IV

A Day Out

Director: Jong Yoon Lee
(South Korea; 2006; 13 min.; color; 35mm)
Repressed sexual longings between a stern military sergeant and his submissive private come to a violent boil when the two spend a night with a prostitute in a motel room.
Shown as part of Shorts Program IV

12:00 AM Holiday Village Cinema III, Park City

Family Reunion

Director: Isold Uggadottir
(Iceland; 2006; 19 min.; color; 35mm)
New York lesbian, Katrin, struggles to come out to her relatives back in Iceland, but revelations at a family reunion challenge all her assumptions.
Shown as part of Shorts Program V

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