Film Schedule

PARK CITY WEDNESDAY JANUARY 21

9:00AM         Feature         Eulogy
Egyptian 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.


11:30AM     Feature     EASY
Library Center Theatre
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.


12:00PM     Short     CURTIS (In Shorts Program VI)
Yarrow Hotel Theatre
Director: Jacob Akira Okada
(USA; 2003; 34 MIN; Color; Sony HD Cam) The spectacular life, extravagant times, and brilliant art of Curtis Wheeler.


12:00PM     Feature     THE DREAMERS
Egyptian 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.


12:30PM     Feature     DEAR PILLOW
Treasure Mountain Inn
Director: Bryan Poyser
(USA; 2004; 85 min; Color; Mini-DV) An ex-porn director turned porn writer and his 17-year-old protégé go from mentors to rivals when a sexy older woman comes between them, resulting in a tense and seductive game of sexual initiation and ambiguity.


12:30PM     Feature     DIG!
Holiday Village IV
Director: Ondi Timoner
(USA; 2003; 110 MIN; Color; Sony HD Cam) Shot over seven years, DIG! reveals the turbulent friendship between two of rock’s most gifted musicians, Anton Newcombe of the Brian Jonestown Massacre, and Courtney Taylor, frontman for the Dandy Warhols.


2:00PM     Short     POPCORN
The Gallery
Director: Michael Lucid, Amanda Quinn
(USA; 2003; 7 MIN; Color; Video) A segment from the cult cable-access, gender-bending comedy show in which the stoner staff and the snooty patrons of an uppity art house theatre duke it out for intellectual superiority.


2:30PM     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.


2:30PM     Short     WELCOME TO LIFE (In Shorts Program IV)
Prospector Square Theatre
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.


6:00PM     Short     THE FIG NEWTONS
The Gallery
Director: Paul Sbrizzi
(USA; 2004; 10 MIN; Color; Mini-DV) Carly, a love-starved woman plans a romantic evening of TV and fruit-filled cookies with her male houseguest, but her plans go awry when he brings home a street-smart tart with a Ukrainian accent that culminates into a dangerous game of Scattergories‚ that sends them all spiraling out of control.


6:00PM     Feature     IN THE REALM OF THE UNREAL
Holiday Village III
Director: Jessica Yu
(USA; 2003; 81 MIN; Color; Sony HD Cam) Experimental director Jessica Yu fashions a vivid and resonant homage to artist Henry Darger, who for over 60 years created a personal opus of illustrations reflecting a very personal tale unfolding within his own mind.


6:00PM     Short     MALAQUEERCHE: QUEER PUNK ROCK SHOW
Treasure Mountain Inn
Directors: Sarah Adorable, Devon Devine
(USA; 26 MIN; Color; Video) It’s a race between The Mohawks and The Mullets, two queer gangs in pursuit of Punk Rock Stardom who duke it out in a final showdown amidst a sea of flying condoms, fat bottom go-go dancers and the loudest punk rock show this side of Japanese Rockabilly!


7:00PM     Feature     EULOGY
Sundance Village
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     Short     PAPILLON D’AMOUR (In Frontier Shorts)
Holiday Village Cinema I
Director: Nicolas Provost
(Belgium; 2003; 4 MIN; B/W; Sony HD Cam) The power and mystery of Rashomon revisited.


8:00PM     Short     PICTURES FROM DOROTHY (Frontier Shorts)
Holiday Village I
Director: Kevin Jerome Everson
(USA; 2003; 6 MIN; Color; 35mm) This little Dorothy reveals a very different Oz.


8:30PM     Feature     MEAN CREEK
Holiday Village Cinema II
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.


8:30PM     Short     A WOMAN REPORTED (Precedes MEAN CREEK)
Holiday Village II
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.


9:00PM     Feature     TARNATION
Egyptian Theatre
Director: Jonathon Caouette
(USA; 2004; 100 MIN; Color/B&W; Sony HD Cam) One of the most exciting     Feature     debuts, Jonathon Caouette’s spellbinding autobiography combines past, present, and future as he is catapulted back into his horrifying family legacy to help his schizophrenic mother, who has just overdosed on her medication.


9:00PM     Feature     TOUCH OF PINK
Broadway Centre Cinemas, SLC
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!


9:30PM     Feature     EVERYDAY PEOPLE
Tower Theatre, SLC
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     SAVED!
Eccles Theatre
Director: Brian Dannelly
(USA; 2003; 92 MIN; Color; 35mm) When a devout Baptist teenager’s boyfriend confesses that he’s gay, a vision from Heaven instructs her to sleep with him. But when things don’t go as planned, she becomes hell-bent to make her straying boyfriend follow the straight-and-narrow. Starring Jena Malone, Mandy Moore, Macaulay Culkin, and Heather Matarazzo.


10:00PM     Feature     EULOGY
Sundance Village
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.


11:30PM     Feature     BOOK OF LOVE
Library Center Theatre
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.


11:30PM     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.


Midnight     Short     HARVIE KRUMPET (In Shorts Program I)
Holiday Village Cinema IV
Director: Adam Elliot
(Australia; 2003; 23 MIN; Color; 35mm) Featuring Geoffrey Rush as Harvie Krumpet, an ordinary man wading through perpetual bad luck.