Reel Affirmations 20

Washington D.C.'s International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

Welcome to Metro Weekly’s total review and guide to the Reel Affirmations film festival for 2011.

Reel Affirmations 20 runs from Thursday, Oct. 13, through Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011.

For individual tickets and festival passes, visitwww.reelaffirmations.org. Standard Festival Passes are $150 and Six Pack Passes are $60. Both allow for entry to any of the films except special events and opening and closing nights. Tickets may be purchased online, at the box offices, or at Universal Gear (1529 14th Street NW, WDC).

For more information, pick up a copy of theReel Affirmations 20 program guide, or visitwww.reelaffirmations.org, or call 202-349-7358.

























































 
 Thursday, 10/13/2011
7:00 pm Dirty Girl starstarstarstar
Critic’s
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Lisner Auditorium $20  [Buy Tickets]
 
 Friday, 10/14/2011
5:00 pm Au Pair, Kansas starstarstarstar
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Globe Theatre $12  [Buy Tickets]
7:00 pm Four More Years
Frya ar till (subtitled)
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Atlas Center for the Performing Arts $12  [Buy Tickets]
7:15 pm The Night Watch starstarstarstar
 
Globe Theatre $12  [Buy Tickets]
9:00 pm Going Down in La La Land starstar
 
Atlas Center for the Performing Arts $12  [Buy Tickets]
9:15 pm Jamie and Jessie Are Not Together starstarstar
 
Globe Theatre $12  [Buy Tickets]
 
 Saturday, 10/15/2011
11:00 am We Were Here starstarstarstarstar
Critic’s
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Globe Theatre $12  [Buy Tickets]
1:00 pm I’ve Got the Music In Me starstarstar
 
Globe Theatre $12  [Buy Tickets]
1:00 pm Gone starstar
 
GWU Documentary Center $12  [Buy Tickets]
2:00 pm An Ordinary Family starstarstarstarstar
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Atlas Center for the Performing Arts $12  [Buy Tickets]
2:30 pm Three Veils starstar
 
Globe Theatre $12  [Buy Tickets]
3:00 pm I Am (subtitled) starstarstarstar
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GWU Documentary Center $12  [Buy Tickets]
4:00 pm Romeos (subtitled) starstarstarstarstar
Critic’s
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Atlas Center for the Performing Arts $12  [Buy Tickets]
5:00 pm Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same starstarstar
 
Globe Theatre $12  [Buy Tickets]
5:00 pm Kink Crusaders starstarstarstar
Critic’s
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GWU Documentary Center $12  [Buy Tickets]
6:00 pm Bashment starstarstarstarstar
Critic’s
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Atlas Center for the Performing Arts $12  [Buy Tickets]
6:45 pm The Green starstar
 
Globe Theatre $12  [Buy Tickets]
7:00 pm Hollywood to Dollywood starstarstar
 
GWU Documentary Center $12  [Buy Tickets]
8:00 pm Gigola (subtitled) starstarstarstar
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Atlas Center for the Performing Arts $12  [Buy Tickets]
8:45 pm August starstar
 
Globe Theatre $12  [Buy Tickets]
9:00 pm One Night Stand starstarstar
 
GWU Documentary Center $12  [Buy Tickets]
 
 Sunday, 10/16/2011
11:00 am My Last Round
Mi Ultimo Round (subtitled)
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Navy Mem. Heritage Ctr. $12  [Buy Tickets]
1:00 pm Hannah and the Hasbian starstarstar
 
Navy Mem. Heritage Ctr. $20  [Buy Tickets]
2:45 pm Out Loud (subtitled) starstar
 
Navy Mem. Heritage Ctr. $12  [Buy Tickets]
5:30 pm Tomboy (subtitled) starstarstarstar
Critic’s
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Navy Mem. Heritage Ctr. $12  [Buy Tickets]
7:00 pm   Best of the Fest: Shorts starstarstarstarstar
Critic’s
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Lisner Auditorium $12  [Buy Tickets]
7:15 pm Vito starstarstarstarstar
Critic’s
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Navy Mem. Heritage Ctr. $12  [Buy Tickets]
9:00 pm Into the Lion’s Den  
 
Lisner Auditorium $12  [Buy Tickets]
 
 Monday, 10/17/2011
5:00 pm   Our Lips are Sealed starstarstar
 
West End $5  [Buy Tickets]
7:00 pm So Hard to Forget
Como Esquecer (subtitled)
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West End $12  [Buy Tickets]
7:30 pm Mary Lou
Tamid oto chalom (subtitled)
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Critic’s
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Embassy of Israel $25  [Buy Tickets]
9:00 pm A Few Days of Respite
Quelques jour de répit (subtitled)
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West End $12  [Buy Tickets]
 
 Tuesday, 10/18/2011
5:00 pm Photos of Angie / Bullied starstarstarstar
 
West End $5  [Buy Tickets]
7:00 pm   Women’s Shorts
Oh Yes, It’s … Ladies’ Nite
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Critic’s
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West End $12  [Buy Tickets]
9:00 pm   Men’s Shorts
Let’s Hear It for the Boys
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West End $12  [Buy Tickets]
 
 Wednesday, 10/19/2011
5:00 pm This Is What Love in Action Looks Like starstarstarstar
 
West End $5  [Buy Tickets]
7:00 pm Anything You Want
Todo lo que tu quieras (subtitled)
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West End $12
9:00 pm Rosa Morena (subtitled) starstarstar
 
West End $12  [Buy Tickets]
 
 Thursday, 10/20/2011
5:00 pm Sweet Revenge from la Suite Noire (subtitled) starstarstarstar
 
West End $12  [Buy Tickets]
7:00 pm Three
Drei (subtitled)
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Goethe-Institut $25  [Buy Tickets]
7:30 pm We Are the Night
Wir sind die Nacht (subtitled)
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West End $12  [Buy Tickets]
9:30 pm Bite Marks star
 
West End $12  [Buy Tickets]
 
 Friday, 10/21/2011
5:00 pm Morgan starstarstarstar
 
Lisner Auditorium $12  [Buy Tickets]
6:00 pm Harvest
Stadt Land Fluss (subtitled)
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GWU Amphitheatre $12  [Buy Tickets]
7:15 pm Longhorns starstarstar
 
Lisner Auditorium $12  [Buy Tickets]
7:30 pm Sister Smile
Soeur Sourire (subtitled)
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Critic’s
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Embassy of France $25  [Buy Tickets]
8:00 pm The Pulpit
Pulupot (subtitled)
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GWU Amphitheatre $12  [Buy Tickets]
9:30 pm Eating Out 5: The Open Weekend star
 
Lisner Auditorium $12  [Buy Tickets]
9:45 pm Madame X starstarstar
 
GWU Amphitheatre $12  [Buy Tickets]
11:30 pm Suicide Room
Sala Samobojcow (subtitled)
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Lisner Auditorium $12
 
 Saturday, 10/22/2011
11:00 am Wish Me Away starstarstarstar
 
Lisner Auditorium $12  [Buy Tickets]
1:00 pm The Wise Kids starstarstarstarstar
Critic’s
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Lisner Auditorium $12  [Buy Tickets]
3:00 pm Jitters
Órói (subtitled)
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Lisner Auditorium $12  [Buy Tickets]
5:00 pm Pariah starstarstarstarstar
Critic’s
Pick!
Lisner Auditorium $12  [Buy Tickets]
7:15 pm Loose Canons
Mine Vaganti (subtitled)
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Critic’s
Pick!
Lisner Auditorium $20  [Buy Tickets]