Monday, January 22

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

8:30 AM Holiday Village Cinema II, Park City

Make a Wish

Director: Cherien Dabis
(Palestinian Territories; 2006; 12 min.; color; 35mm)
A young Palestinian girl will do anything it takes to buy a birthday cake.
Precedes feature film Enemies of Happiness

8:30 AM Prospector Square Theatre, Park City

The Nines

Director: John August
Writer: John August
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Hope Davis, Melissa McCarthy, Elle Fanning
(USA; 2006; 102 min.; color; Sony HD Cam)
Premiere Section/World Premiere
Acclaimed screenwriter John August's (Go, Big Fish) directorial debuts centers on a troubled actor, a television showrunner, and an acclaimed videogame designer who discover their lives are intertwined in unsettling ways.

9:00 AM Holiday Village Cinema IV, Park City

Save Me

Director: Robert Cary
Writers: Craig Chester, Robert Desiderio, Alan Hines
Cast: Chad Allen, Robert Gant, Judith Light
(USA; 2006; 93 min.; color; Sony HD Cam)
Spectrum/World Premiere
A gay recovering drug addict returns home to his family only to be forced into a Christian gay rehabilitation center, where he meets and falls in love with another gay man also being forced into conversion therapy.

12:15 PM Holiday Village Cinema III, Park City

For the Bible Tells Me So

Director: Daniel Karslake
Writers: Daniel Karslake, Nancy Kennedy
(USA; 2006; 95 min.; color; Sony HD Cam)
Documentary Competition/World Premiere<`br /> Five conservative Christian families are at the center of director Daniel Karslake's exploration of the Religious Right's impact on gay rights through its own interpretation of Biblical teachings.

I Just Wanted to be Somebody

Director: Jay Rosenblatt
(USA; 2006; 10 min.; color; Sony HD Cam)
Part document and part poem, this film brings us back to the late 1970s and reflects on Anita Bryant's life and the impact she had.
Precedes feature film For the Bible Tells Me So

12:30 PM Main 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!

3:15 PM Holiday Village Cinema III, Park City

onist

Director: Jessica Yu
Writer: Jessica Yu
(USA; 2006; 90 min.; color; Sony HD Cam)
Documentary Competition/World Premiere
Filmmaker Jessica Yu (In the Realms of the Unreal) unites the seemingly unrelated lives of four very distinctive men, including a German terrorist, a bank robber, a martial arts student, and an "ex-gay" evangelist

5:30 PM Prospector Square Theatre, 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

6:00 PM Screening Room, Sundance Resort

Year of the Dog

Director: Mike White
Writer: Mike White
Cast: Molly Shannon, Peter Sarsgaard, Laura Dern
(USA: 2006; 98 min.; color; 35mm)
Premiere Section/World Premiere
A happy-go-lucky secretary's life changes in unexpected ways when her dog dies. From the screenwriter of Chuck and Buck.

6:15 PM Holiday Village Cinema III, Park City

Girl 27

Director: David Stenn
Writer: David Stenn
Cast: Molly Shannon, Peter Sarsgaard, Laura Dern
(USA; 2006; 86 min.; color/b&w; Sony HD Cam)
Documentary Competition/World Premiere
Author and Hollywood multi-hyphenate David Stenn (The L Word) digs deep into Hollywood's seedy past to reveal the story of Patricia Douglas, an underage dancer raped at a stag party thrown by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Instead of heeding the studio's advice and stay silent, she went public and filed a landmark lawsuit. The resulting scandal and studio cover-up drove Douglas into hiding. Now, 65 years later, Patricia Douglas emerges to tell her story.

Scaredycat

Director: Andy Blubaugh
(USA; 2006; 13 min.; color; Sony HD Cam)
This film examines the inevitable and justifiable fear the filmmaker experiences following a physical assault at the hands of five young men.
Precedes feature film Girl 27

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

Super Amigos

Director: Arturo Perez Torres
Writer: Arturo Perez Torres
(Canada/Mexico; 2007; 82 min.; color/b&w; Sony HD Cam)
World Premiere
Meet Super Barrio, Super Gay, Super Ecologista, Super Animal and Fray Tormenta. They are real-life masked crusaders, out to fight crime in Mexico City. Together they fight against some of the city's worst criminals: corrupt government officials, homophobes, polluters, animal rights abusers, and poverty. This ain't no comic book. This is for real!

9:00 PM Egyptian Theatre, Park City

How She Move

Director: Ian Iqbal Rashid
Writer: Annmarie Morais
Cast: Rutina Wesley, Dwain Murphy, Tracey Armstrong
(Canada; 2006; 98 min.; color; 35mm)
World Cinema Dramatic Competition/World Premiere
Following the tragic death of her sister, gifted student Raya is forced to leave her prestigious private school and return to her old neighborhood. Raya endures life at the local high school, and soon finds herself drawn back into a world she knows well—the world of Step dancing. From the director and writer of Touch of Pink.

9:00 PM Broadway Centre Cinemas IV, SLC

Save Me

Director: Robert Cary
Writers: Craig Chester, Robert Desiderio, Alan Hines
Cast: Chad Allen, Robert Gant, Judith Light
(USA; 2006; 93 min.; color; Sony HD Cam)
Spectrum/World Premiere
A gay recovering drug addict returns home to his family only to be forced into a Christian gay rehabilitation center, where he meets and falls in love with another gay man also being forced into conversion therapy.

10:30 PM Broadway Centre Cinemas VI, SLC

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.

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