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REELING2016: The 34th Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival

Different Strokes | BOY SHORTS! | DOCS!

99 mins

Different Strokes | BOY SHORTS! | DOCS!

Landmark's Century Centre Cinema
Sunday, September 25 9:00 PM Buy Tickets

Description

Take a peek at the captivating lives of these fascinating and complex LGBTQ-identified men in this eye opening selection of short documentaries. In HATTIE GOES CRUISING, Hank “Hattie” Major – a 70-year-old gay, Black man – takes us back in time, through his turbulent life of cruising; DRAG ME TO BERLIN follows the escapades of the fabulous Trannika Rex and her squadron of Drag Queens as they prepare to perform at Berlin nightclub in Chicago; and ALZHEIMER’S: A LOVE STORY tells the heart wrenching tale of a loving couple struggling with a life altering disease.

In This Program


  1. Alzheimer’s: A Love Story

    Gabe Schimmel / USA / 2015 / 16 mins
    The heart wrenching story of Greg and Michael as they struggle with a disease eradicating the memory of their 40+ year relationship.

  2. Drag Me To Berlin

    Jake Shebish / USA / 2016 / 8 mins
    Following the escapades of the fabulous Trannika Rex and her squadron of Drag Queens as they prepare to perform at the ever-popular Berlin nightclub in Chicago.

  3. Gotta Have Heart

    Sandi Perlmutter / USA / 2015 / 26 mins
    A love story about the 23-year relationship between Edd and Joe, and their unexpected journey to find a new heart for Edd.

  4. Hattie Goes Cruising

    Konstantin Bock / Germany/USA / 2015 / 17 mins
    Hank “Hattie” Major - a 70-year-old gay, Black man - takes us back in time, through his turbulent life of cruising.

  5. Mirrorball

    Brad Nguyen / USA / 2016 / 5 mins
    Rechristened as, 'Blue', a young artist from Mexico works as a janitor by day and Drag Queen performer by night.

  6. Persistence of Vision

    Rodney Evans / USA / 2016 / 11 mins
    Director Rodney Evans (THE HAPPY SAD, BROTHER TO BROTHER) chronicles the experiences of photographer John Dugdale and the changes in his creative process after his loss of vision due to HIV.

  7. These C*cksucking Tears

    Dan Taberski / USA / 2015 / 16 mins
    A look back with the man behind the world's first and only gay-themed country music album, 40 years after its release.


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Different Strokes | BOY SHORTS! | DOCS!

Landmark's Century Centre Cinema
Sunday, September 25 9:00 PM Buy Tickets