Film Schedule

PARK CITY TUESDAY JANUARY 20

8:30AM         Feature         MEAN CREEK
Prospector Square Theatre
Director: Jacob Aaron Estes>
(USA; 2003; 87 MIN; Color; 35mm) A group of young men set out on a boat trip to celebrate the birthday of the youngest member. What begins as a journey into the wilderness becomes a journey towards self-discovery when the sexual orientation of one of their father’s is revealed. Featuring Rory Culkin.


8:30AM         Short         A WOMAN REPORTED (Precedes MEAN CREEK)
Prospector Square Theatre
Director: Chris J. Russo
(USA; 2004; 5 MIN; Color; 35mm) In the brief moments before a hate crime, a young woman imagines her escape. Starring Moira Kelly and Kasi Brown.


9:15AM         Feature         BOOK OF LOVE
Eccles Center
Director: Alan Brown
(USA; 2003; 85 min; Color; Sony HD Cam) A bored and complacent married couple crosses paths with an energetic 15-year old named Chet, who is promptly welcomed into their lives. Yet, an unexpected turn of events leads to a momentary indiscretion that fractures the core of their friendship. Starring Frances O’Connor, Simon Baker, Gregory Smith, and Bryce Dallas Howard.


10:00AM         Short         STAND BY (Precedes MADNESS AND GENIUS)
Treasure Mountain Inn
Director: Tony Osso
(USA; 2003; 9 MIN; Color; Video) Gay son. Italian mother. Homophobic comment. End of the world?


10:00AM         Short         THE VIRILE MAN
Treasure Mountain Inn
Director: David Zellner
(USA; 8 MIN; Color, Mini-DV) A tragically closeted man enlists the help of a phone psychic to rationalize his actions.


11:30AM         Feature         TOUCH OF PINK
Prospector Square Theatre
Director: Ian Iqbal Rashid
(Canada; 2003; 91 MIN; Color; 35mm) A closeted Ismaili Canadian (THE GURU’s Jimi Mistry) now living in London is surprised to find his mother at his doorstep ready to arrange a proper marriage to a nice Muslim girl. As his personal world and that of his tradition-bound family’s collide, none other than Cary Grant (dazzlingly played by Kyle MacLachlan) coaches him on the finer points of living in the closet!


2:30PM         Short         LITTLE BLACK BOOT (In Shorts Program III)
Prospector Square Theatre
Director: Colette Burson
(USA; 2003; 16 MIN; Color; Sony HD Cam) A high school senior attends the prom in style and gets the girl.


3:30PM         Short         THE FINE ART OF POISONING
Treasure Mountain Inn
Director: Bill Domonkos
(USA; 6 MIN; Animated; Mini-DV) A lavish chiaroscuro montage of 2D and 3D animation, still photography and hand drawn images, THE FINE ART OF POISONING seduces the viewer into an elegant netherworld of deceit, plotting, and secretly-served revenge.


3:30PM         Feature         IMELDA
Holiday Village IV
Director: Ramona S. Diaz
(USA; 2003; 103 MIN; Color/B&W; Sony HD Cam) From her early days as a Beauty Queen to her whirlwind romance with the future President of the Philippines, IMELDA is a captivating and haunting all-access portrait of one of the world’s richest and most influential women.


4:00PM         Feature         EASY
Sundance Village
Director: Jane Weinstock
(USA; 2003; 99 MIN; Color; 35m) In this winning ensemble comedy, a flamboyant Australian bisexual television producer is dying to have a baby, but when her girlfriend drops her, she succumbs in a weak moment to a convenient man.


5:30PM         Feature         BROTHER TO BROTHER
Library Center Theatre
Director: Rodney Evans
(USA; 2004; 90 Min; Color/B&W; Sony HD Cam) A young, black, gay artist learns a valuable life lesson when he has a fateful encounter with a legendary figure of the Harlem Renaissance. Rodney Evans’ highly original         Feature         debut is an inspiring tale of the timeless struggle to preserve one’s artistic integrity and human dignity.


5:30PM         Feature         SPEAK
Prospector Square Theatre
Director: Jessica Sharzer
(USA; 2003; 92 MIN; Color; Sony HD Cam) An emotionally traumatized young woman refuses to speak, isolating herself from her friends and family. With the support of her outgoing art teacher (an outstanding Steve Zahn), she gradually learns to open up again, and express herself using art as her means.


6:00PM         Feature         EULOGY
Eccles Theatre
Director: Michael Clancy
(USA; 2003; 91 min; Color; 35mm) A funeral unites a darkly comic dysfunctional family, including the lesbian sibling, who brings her stunningly beautiful girlfriend to the hilarious dismay of her kin. Starring Hank Azaria, Jesse Bradford, Zooey Deschanel, Famke Janssen, Piper Laurie, Kelly Preston, Ray Romano, Rip Torn, and Debra Winger.


8:00PM         Feature         A THOUSAND CLOUDS OF PEACE
Holiday Village I
Director: Julian Hernandez
(Mexico; 2003; 80 MIN; Spanish with English Subtitles; B&W; 35mm) A young man wanders the streets of Mexico City in search of love in this audacious, cinematically sweeping         Feature         of impassioned, isolated encounters and the quest for something deeper.


8:30PM         Short         bobbycrush (Precedes HARRY AND MAX)
Library Center Theatre
Director: Cam Archer
(USA, 2003; 10 MIN; Color; 35mm) A young boy learns the painful lesson of unrequited love.


8:30PM         Feature         HARRY AND MAX
Library Center Theatre
Director: Christopher Münch
(USA; 2003; 75 MIN; Color; 35mm) A dark drama centering on the troubled relationship between two brothers whose dependency on one another is more than just familial.


8:30PM         Short         LADIES ROOM
Treasure Mountain Inn
Director: Kate Bernstein
(USA; 2004; 14 MIN; Color, Mini-DV) From sterile public schools to glitzy hotel rooms, LADIES ROOM reveals young women in their most intimate environment—the bathroom.


9:00PM         Feature         CSA: THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA
Broadway Centre Cinema, SLC
Director: Kevin Willmott
(USA; 2003; 91 MIN; Color & B/W; Sony HD Cam) What if the South had won the Civil War? Director Kevin Willmott’s satirical pseudo-doc ventures into a not so imaginary antebellum US dominated by an alliance with Hitler, an apartheid-stricken Latin America, and chattel slavery of all non-Aryans.


9:00PM         Feature         EVERYDAY PEOPLE
Yarrow Hotel Theatre
Director: Jim McKay (USA; 2003; 91 MIN; Color; 35mm) The lives of a tight-knit group of restaurant employees are adversely impacted when their boss decides to sell off his family business. Set in contemporary Brooklyn and featuring a multicultural ensemble cast, EVERYDAY PEOPLE puts a face on the plight of those impacted by gentrification.


9:30PM         Feature         THE DREAMERS
Eccles Theatre
Director: Bernardo Bertolucci
(Italy; 2003; 130 MIN; Italian with English Subtitles; Color; 35mm Set amidst the turbulent protests raging in the streets in 1960s Paris, a young American strikes up an unusual friendship with two siblings who relish in playing psychological games centered on film and sex. Featuring Michael Pitt of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH.


9:30PM         Feature         MEAN CREEK
Tower Theatre, SLC
Director: Jacob Aaron Estes
(USA; 2003; 87 MIN; Color; 35mm) A group of young men set out on a boat trip to celebrate the birthday of the youngest member. What begins as a journey into the wilderness becomes a journey towards self-discovery when the sexual orientation of one of their father’s is revealed. Featuring Rory Culkin.


9:30PM         Short         A WOMAN REPORTED (Precedes MEAN CREEK)
Tower Theatre, SLC
Director: Chris J. Russo
(USA; 2004; 5 MIN; Color; 35mm) In the brief moments before a hate crime, a young woman imagines her escape. Starring Moira Kelly and Kasi Brown.


11:00PM         Short         WELCOME TO LIFE (In Shorts Program IV)
Holiday Village I
Director: Jowan Carbin
(USA; 2002; 15 MIN; Color; 35mm) With a pact to be friends forever, two young boys begin a journey that shatters their innocence