LIGLFF presents We Are Family
We Are Family
(shorts program; 85 min)
In Person: Long Island Filmmaker Benedict Campbell
Lloyd Neck (Benedict Campbell, USA, 2007, 16 min)
Alex has a crush on her brother's friend Jesse. But Jesse likes Alex's brother Taylor.
Dolls (Randy Caspersen, USA, 2008,10 min)
When teenager Thomas rediscovers his dolls in the attic, his mother demands they go and insists that he work the annual garage sale where a devilish ten-year-old boy defaces the beloved childhood toys. As he struggles to save his dolls, his mother begins to see the part of her son she always overlooked.
Daddys Big Girl (Reid Waterer, USA, 2008, 17 min) NY Premiere Overweight and uninspired Millie attempts to finally reconcile with her gay father, but his half-naked male companions keep getting in the way. Award for Best Comedy Short at QCinema Fort Worth Film Festival
Second Guessing Grandma (Bob Giraldi, USA, 2008, 9 min)
Written by Long Island native Eddie Sarfaty. A simple story exploring a poignant few weeks in the life of a 20 something gay man who finally comes out to his beloved grandmother in the house he was raised in in spite of mounting pressure from his domineering mother and west village live-in boyfriend.
Just me? (Amy Neil, USA, 2007, 22 min)
In this heartwarming documentary, the filmmaker is a young lesbian who feels isolated in her large extended family. When she discovers a stockpile of old photographs that reveals the hidden life of her great grandmother, she begins to suspect that her great grandmother was in the family in more ways than one.
Babysitting Andy (Pat Mills, Canada, 2007, 11 min)
Andy, the most curious nine year-old, has a question; she will do anything to get the answer. When Andys uncle and his boyfriend arrive to babysit, Andy is not on her best behavior, armed with a supersoaker and a devious mind, Andy corners the men, who can do nothing but comply.
Cinema Arts Centre
423 Park Ave
Huntingtin, NY 11743
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