French films at Inside Out festival
In its 18th year, Inside Out presents Canada’s largest gay film and video festival. Over 11 days, the Festival draws crowds of close to 30,000 to screenings, artist talks, panel discussions, installations and parties that highlight more than 275 films and videos from Canada and around the world.
Come and enjoy great French films:
La Leon, by Santiago Otheguy
France/Argentina (2007) – Drama – 1:25
Alvaro lives a humble and lonely existence. His homosexuality and his love for books make him a maverick man.
Thursday May 22 at 7:00pm - Royal Ontario Museum
The Witnesses, by André Téchiné
France (2007) – Drama – 1:52
Set in the eighties, this film follows four friends, an eldery gay chap, a young homosexual man and a married couple in an open relationship. It shows how they cope when one of them is diagnosed as HIV positive…
Friday May 23 at 9:45pm - Isabel Bader
XXY, by Lucia Penzo
Argentina/Spain/France (2007) – Drama – 1:31
Alex is a 15-year-old with a secret. When old family friend and plastic surgeon Ramiro arrives with his wife Erika and teenage son Álvaro, Alex begins to realize that the visit is more to do with Ramiro’s professional aspirations than a friendly catch-up.
Sunday May 25 at 7:30pm - Isabel Bader
Until Sunday May 25 - 219 - 401 Richmond Street West
Information: 416.977.6847 - www.insideout.ca