Thursday, January 25

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

11:00 AM Elks Building, 550 Main St., Park City

The Burden of Representation

Whether it's speaking on behalf of all Native Americans or all Asian Americans or all gays, the burden of representation can weigh a lot. Most often that burden, imposed by a community's expectation, is never met. Join a openly gay Palawano Islander, a Jewish Maori, a Seminole Okie and a host of others whose films step outside “conventional” representation and explore what it means to speak for one's self rather than an entire community. Sterlin Harjo, Auraeus Solito, Taika Waititi and others are schedule to participate.

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

The Famous Joe Project

Director: Eli Rarey
Writer: Eli Rarey
Cast: Kevin Kline, Cesar Ramos Ceballos, Paulina Gaiton
(USA; 2007; 16 min.)
World Premiere
In a grand attempt to spread love worldwide, a young man puts his web cam to great use and documents his sex life.

11:30 AM Prospector Square Theatre, 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

12:00 PM Egyptian 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

2:30 PM Library Center Theatre, 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
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

6:30 PM Holiday Village Cinema IV, 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

6:30 PM Gallery 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 Screening Room, Sundance Resort

Trade

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.

11:30 PM Library Center Theatre, 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.

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