Wednesday, January 24

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

11:00 AM Gallery Screening Room, Treasure Mountain Inn, Park City

The Caress of the Creature

Director: Stewart McAlpine
(2006, 19 min., USA)
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.
Screening in Shorts Block 2

11:30 AM Library Center Theatre, Park City


Director: Marco Kreuzpaintner
Writers: Jose Rivera, Peter Landesman
Cast: Kevin Kline, Cesar Ramos Ceballos, Paulina Gaiton
(USA; 2006; 113 min.; color; 35mm)
Premiere Section/World Premiere
A young Mexican national and an American cop team up on a desperate mission to find two young women kidnapped and sold into sex slavery. From the director of Summer Storm.

1:00 PM Holiday Village Cinema IV, Park City

How She Move

Directors: Ian Iqbal Rashid
Writers: 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.

3:30 PM Main Screening Room, Treasure Mountain Inn, Park City

The Saddest Boy in the World

Director: Jamie Travis
Writer: Jamie Travis
(CANADA; 2006; 13 min.)
US Premiere
Being the saddest boy in the world is not easy for Timothy Higgins, but preparing himself for death is.
Precedes feature film American Fork

8:30 PM Holiday Village Cinema II, Park City


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.

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