Sunday, January 28

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

10:00 PM Screening Room, Sundance Resort

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

12:15 PM Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, SLC

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.

3:30 PM Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, SLC

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.

5:00 PM Holiday Village Cinema III, 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

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