Aging lesbian partners make a humorous and touching break for the Canadian border. A stirring documentary chronicles one group’s struggle against the AIDS epidemic. Gay men and transgenders fight for survival in three different homosexual-intolerant countries.
And that’s just for starters.
Thirteen feature films and 21 shorts from 11 countries will comprise the 2012 Milwaukee LGBT Film and Video Festival, presented by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts Department of Film. The “2nd annual 25th anniversary edition” of the festival runs from Oct. 18 to Oct. 21, with an opening night showing of Thom Fitzgerald’s “Cloudburst,” starring Olympia Dukakis (see interview page 18) and Brenda Fricker at the Oriental Theatre, 2230 N. Farwell St. All other screenings will be held at the UWM Union Theatre, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.
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