Reel Affirmations 16

All 61 gay and lesbian film and video presentations from DC's 10-day festival are reviewed

Here’s your advanced look at this year’s Reel Affirmations festival presentations, from Thursday, October 12 – Saturday, 21, 2006:

Reviews by Tom Avila, Sean Bugg, Kristina Campbell, Will Doig, Nancy Legato, Will O’Bryan, Dan Odenwald, Tim Plant and Randy Shulman

Key to Reviews

– Absolutely Fabulous
– Very Good Stuff
– Resolutely Average
– Mediocre to Bad (but culturally relevant)
– Truly Awful

Thursday, 10/12/2006
7:30 pm Shortbus
Lincoln Theatre $15 Buy Tickets Online
Friday, 10/13/2006
7:00 pm Loving Annabelle
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
9:00 pm Boy Culture
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
11:00 pm Compound
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
Saturday, 10/14/2006
11:00 am Rainbow’s End
Goethe-Institut $9 Buy Tickets Online
11:30 am The Line of Beauty
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
1:00 pm State of Health
Goethe-Institut $9 Buy Tickets Online
3:00 pm Amnesia: The James Brighton Enigma
Amnesie: L’enigme James Brighton
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
3:00 pm South Africa Speaks Out
Critic’s Pick!
Goethe-Institut $9 Buy Tickets Online
5:00 pm Colma: The Musical
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
5:00 pm Women In Action
Goethe-Institut $9 Buy Tickets Online
7:00 pm C.R.A.Z.Y.
Critic’s Pick!
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
7:00 pm Songbirds
Goethe-Institut $9 Buy Tickets Online
9:00 pm The Life of Reilly
Goethe-Institut $9 Buy Tickets Online
9:30 pm 20 centimeters
20 centimetros
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
11:30 pm Creatures from the Pink Lagoon
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
Sunday, 10/15/2006
1:00 pm Laughing Matters … More!
Critic’s Pick!
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
3:00 pm Roller Derby Queens … and Kings!
Critic’s Pick!
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
5:00 pm A Very Serious Person
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
5:00 pm Mother Nature
Mater Natura (subtitled)
Critic’s Pick!
E Street Cinema Free
7:00 pm Rice Rhapsody
Hainan ji fan (subtitled)
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
7:00 pm Ghosts
Gespenster (subtitled)
Critic’s Pick!
E Street Cinema $9 Buy Tickets Online
9:00 pm Gypo
E Street Cinema $9 Buy Tickets Online
9:00 pm Mixed Shorts: Best of the Fest
Critic’s Pick!
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
Monday, 10/16/2006
5:00 pm Local Shorts
Critic’s Pick!
Lincoln Theatre Free
6:30 pm Shabnum Mausi (subtitled)
E Street Cinema $9 Buy Tickets Online
7:00 pm Men Shorts: Who Do You Think I Am?
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
7:00 pm Deluxe Combo Platter
Love On the Side
E Street Cinema $9 Buy Tickets Online
9:00 pm Women Shorts: Ladies Night
E Street Cinema $9 Buy Tickets Online
9:00 pm Blueprint
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
9:00 pm Five Moments of Infidelity
E Street Cinema $9 Buy Tickets Online
Tuesday, 10/17/2006
5:00 pm Camp Out
Lincoln Theatre Free
7:00 pm Whole New Thing
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
7:00 pm Red Doors (subtitled)
E Street Cinema $9 Buy Tickets Online
7:00 pm The Blossoming of Maximo Olivieros
Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros (subtitled)
Critic’s Pick!
E Street Cinema $9 Buy Tickets Online
9:00 pm Broken Sky
El Cielo Dividido (subtitled)
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
9:00 pm Electroshock (subtitled)
E Street Cinema $9 Buy Tickets Online
9:00 pm Gas (subtitled)
E Street Cinema $9 Buy Tickets Online
Wednesday, 10/18/2006
5:00 pm Tang Tang
Lincoln Theatre Free
7:00 pm Pick Up the Mic
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
7:00 pm Women Shorts: Girls Just Wanna Be
E Street Cinema $9 Buy Tickets Online
7:00 pm Keillers Park
E Street Cinema $9 Buy Tickets Online
9:00 pm Men Shorts: Expect the Unexpected
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
9:00 pm El Calentito (subtitled)
E Street Cinema $9 Buy Tickets Online
9:00 pm Go West
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
Thursday, 10/19/2006
5:00 pm ‘Boy’ Are These Shorts Good!
Lincoln Theatre Free
7:00 pm East Side Story
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
7:00 pm Looking for Cheyenne
Oublier Cheyenne (subtitled)
E Street Cinema $9 Buy Tickets Online
7:00 pm A Summer Day
Un jour de’ete (subtitled)
E Street Cinema $9 Buy Tickets Online
9:00 pm Coffee Date
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
9:00 pm What’s Up Scarlet?
E Street Cinema $9 Buy Tickets Online
9:00 pm Whispering Moon (subtitled)
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
Friday, 10/20/2006
5:00 pm Animated Youth: Girls Shorts
Critic’s Pick!
Lincoln Theatre Free
7:00 pm The Gymnast
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
9:00 pm Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
11:00 pm Yaji and Kita: The Midnight Pilgrims (subtitled)
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
Saturday, 10/21/2006
12:00 pm small town gay bar
Critic’s Pick!
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
2:00 pm Eleven Men Out (subtitled)
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
4:00 pm Men Shorts: Natural Selection
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
6:00 pm Holiday Makers
Ucastnici Zajczdv (subtitled)
Lincoln Theatre $9 Buy Tickets Online
8:00 pm Puccini for Beginners
Lincoln Theatre $15 Buy Tickets Online

Tickets:
You may buy your tickets or passes in advance: Online at BoxOfficeTickets.com or by phone at (800) 494-TIXS (494-8497). Or you may visit the Lincoln Theatre (1215 U Street, NW, WDC); the Landmark’s E Street Cinema (555 11th Street, NW); or Lambda Rising (1625 Connecticut Avenue, NW, WDC).



For more info visit the official Reel Affirmations website.

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