Saturday, January 27

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

8:30 AM Holiday Village Cinema II, 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

9:15 AM Eccles 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

9:15 AM Holiday Village Cinema III, Park City

Protagonist

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

2:30 PM Library Center Theatre, 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

3:15 PM Holiday Village Cinema III, Park City

Smiley Face

Director: Gregg Araki
Writer: Dylan Haggerty
Cast: Anna Faris, John Krasinski, Adam Brody, Jane Lynch
(USA; 2006; 88 min.; color; 35mm)
Midnight Section/World Premiere
Stoner actress Jane unknowingly eats a batch of marijuana-infused cupcakes made by her equally stoned roommate, thus kicking off a trippy day of comical misadventures. From the director of Mysterious Skin.

3:30 PM Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, SLC

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.

3:45 PM Broadway Centre Cinemas V, SLC

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

4:00 PM Holiday Village Cinema IV, 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

5:30 PM Prospector Square Theatre, Park City

Life Support

Director: Nelson George
Writers: Nelson George, Jim McKay, Hannah Weyer
Cast: Queen Latifah, Wendell Pierce, Anna Deavere Smith
(USA; 2006; 127 min.; color; Sony HD Cam)
Based on the life of director/writer Nelson George's sister, Life Support stars Queen Latifah as a former drug addict and now a devoted mother who, when she learns she's HIV-positive, becomes an AIDS activist.

7:00 PM Holiday Village Cinema IV, 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

9:15 PM Holiday Village Cinema III, 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

9:30 PM Broadway Centre Cinemas IV, SLC

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

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