Saturday, September 16 at 3:00 pm Screens in “Sexy Shorts” shorts program A figure-drawing artist and a nude model attempt to mind read one another and reveal themselves in the process. Director: Stewart McAlpine 2017, 4 min.
Saturday, September 16 at 3:00 pm Screens in “Sexy Shorts” shorts program Fifteen-year-old Alice has always been a good Catholic, but when an innocent AOL chat turns unexpectedly racy, she finds herself suddenly obsessed with masturbating. Director: Karen Maine 2017, 11 min. Karen Maine co-wrote Obvious Child (2014), which premiered at Sundance, screened at SXSW, Rotterdam, and several …
Saturday, September 16 at 3:00 pm Screens in “Sexy Shorts” shorts program There are things in life you never forget. One of them, like it or not, is “The Talk”. In the film, adults share memories of the time when their parents first tried to explain sex to them. Using actual recordings of these recollections and a …
Saturday, September 16 at 3:00 pm Screens in “Sexy Shorts” shorts program Women are lucky, they get to have the only organ in the human body dedicated exclusively for pleasure: the clitoris! In this humorous and instructive animated documentary, discover its unrecognized anatomy and its unknown herstory. Director: Lori Malépart-Traversy 2016, 3 min. Native of Montreal (Canada), …
Saturday, September 16 at 3:00 pm Screens in “Sexy Shorts” shorts program First love is an intoxicating experience, but with it can come excruciating awkwardness, unrequited emotions, and confusing issues of identity. In her trademark playful style, Quebec cartoonist and animator Diane Obomsawin, a.k.a. Obom, adapts her latest graphic novel for the screen, using endearing anthropomorphic figures …
Saturday, September 16 at 3:00 pm Screens in “Sexy Shorts” shorts program Dangerous Curves begs the question, do curvy women threaten our ideals of beauty? The answer is yes and brave women like Roslyn Mays (the focus of this doc) couldn’t be more inspiring role models. While the female figure has long been subject to objectification, documentarian …
OPENING NIGHT FILM
Autumn in New York is the setting for this fresh romantic comedy starring Zosia Mamet (best known for her starring role on HBO’s “Girls”) as a writer in Brooklyn who discovers the boy living in the downstairs apartment is her ex-boyfriend.
Friday, September 15 at 8:00 pm
Examine the life and work of one of the world’s most beloved storytellers, Armistead Maupin, following his evolution from a conservative son of the Old South into a gay rights pioneer whose “Tales of the City” novels have inspired millions to claim their own truth.
Saturday, September 16 at 1:00 pm
Join us on Saturday, September 16 at 5 pm for a cocktail party celebrating the filmmakers of this year’s festival. Rub elbows with the directors, actors, editors, writers, and other creative people behind the features, shorts, and documentaries screening throughout the weekend.
Saturday, September 16 at 5 to 6:30 pm
The 1996 Disney animated feature centers on Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer of Notre Dame, and his struggle to gain acceptance into society.
Followed by Q&A with director Kirk Wise and actor Heidi Mollenhauer.
Sunday, September 17 at 2:00 pm