Tues, Dec. 1 - The Chapel, Teachers College
5:30pm - 6:30pm: Cocktail reception
6:30pm - JULIEN'S BED
Upon his arrival into Paris, a young American, Marvin, learns his French journalist boyfriend, Julian, has been called away to Nigeria, leaving him behind in his over-sized Parisian apartment under the tutelage of his non English speaking flatmate,Khalid, a struggling university student from Algeria. Communicating via text messages, illustrations, cultural gestures and a melange of Arabic, English and French, Marvin, Khalid and Julian navigate the culturally diverse boulevards of the City of Light. Directed by Kirk Shannon-Butts, 2015, France|USA, drama, 51 min, French with English subt.
Screening followed by discussion with direcor Kirk Shannon-Butts
8:30pm - WHILE YOU WERE NOT LOOKING
This is an original story, set in Cape Town. The protagonists are gay and lesbian, from all walks of life, whose intertwining tales present a humorous, inventive and dramatic take on contemporary life in South Africa. It is through the eyes and experiences of a cross-section of queers black, white and coloured, cruisy singles, married couples with children, city and township dweller, apartheid survivors and born frees, professionals and and skollies that we see the South African contemporary landscape unfold. Directed by Catherine Stewart, South Africa, 2015, 104min, romantic drama in English, English Subt.
Trailer here: https://youtu.be/z3v_E75-T2M
The Chapel - Teachers College, Columbia University (View)
525 West 120th Street
New York, NY 10027
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|