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Friday April 24
Patrik, Age 1.5 7:30PM | Gusman Theatre
Sven and Goran make up an attractive and successful gay couple who’ve left the bustle of city life behind and relocated to a small town in their native Sweden. Gay people are few and far between here, and the couple’s arrival is met alternatively with hostility and over compensating pleasantries…

Saturday April 25
Antarctica 1:00PM | Regal 17
This sexy and sweet Israeli feature navigates past the region’s politics to present a film about two siblings searching for love and happiness while dealing with the Jewish mother from hell…

The Country Wedding 3:15PM | Regal 17
Borrowing from the great tradition of ‘road movies’, The Country Wedding is a thoroughly charming and funny look at what happens when you put a squad of ill-matched characters together on a journey none of them are prepared for…

Mr. Right 7:30PM | Regal 17 & 18
This delightful, heartwarming romantic comedy follows the lives of three gay, metrosexual couples in London. Harry wants to ditch his job producing home improvement shows on TV to travel the world. Harry loves Alex, a young aspiring actor who barely loves himself…

Every Little Step 9:40PM | Regal 18
“One singular sensation” is more than a memorable lyric from a joyfully infectious tune: it is at once a great description of both A Chorus Line the stage musical from which it comes and of John D. Stern and Adam Del Deo’s fantastic documentary film…

Grimm Love 10:30PM | Regal 18
It is said that reality is often stranger than fiction. The superbly executed Grimm Love proves that axiom to be true…

Sunday April 26
Her Name Was Steven 1:00PM | Regal 18
Steve Stanton had the epitome of the American Dream. As City Manager of Largo, Florida, Steve had a successful career as a public servant, where he managed a $130 million dollar budget and 1,200 employees and was respected and liked by his peers. His six-figure salary afforded a nice life for him, his wife, and son. Yet in early 2007 Steve’s world came to a scratching hault when the guarded secret of his forthcoming sexual reassignment surgery was leaked to the local press…

Suddenly, Last Winter 1:30PM | Regal 17
Licking wounds after the recent passages of Propositions 8 and 2 in California and Florida, blinking bewilderedly at the absurdly homophobic landscape in which they live, America’s gays and lesbians stare with envy at Canada, Spain, and numerous other countries who have achieved legal recognition of same-sex unions on a federal level…

Fairytale Of Kathmandu 3:00PM | Regal 18
Director Neasa Ní Chianáin first encounters legendary Irish Poet Cathal O Searcaigh as a student in awe of him. Years later, the two are now friends and the poet invites her to accompany him on his annual three month visit to Nepal, which he considers his spiritual home…

The Country Teacher 3:15PM | Regal 17
With its beautiful cinematography, quiet but captivating performances, and the gorgeous vista of the Czech countryside, The Country Teacher affirms itself as one of eastern Europe’s greatest LGBT offerings in some time…

Baby Love 7:45PM | Regal 17
This excellent ‘comedy of manners’ movie, set in Paris, is about Manu, a Pediatrician in his mid 40’s with a very successful life, who desperately wants to be a Dad even though his determination causes him to break up with his longstanding partner, Philippe, a lawyer who has no paternal instincts at all…

One Day In A Life 9:45PM | Regal 18
As One Day In A Life begins, Salvatore arrives at a beautiful beach. Clad only in his Speedos, the confident and handsome man quickly catches the attention of a younger admirer and the two go off into the dunes together for a brief tryst…

Muñeca 10:00PM | Regal 17
A long time South American bastion of conservatism, Chile seems to be redefining itself as a modern and progressive country, having elected a woman, Michelle Bachelet, as president, and shifted its portrayal of gay characters from stereotypes into well-rounded figures…

Monday April 27
Clapham Junction 9:45PM | Regal 17
Set during a 36 hour period in urban-London, Clapham Junction is a film where the characters and their lives intersect, often to tragic result. Though the comparisons to Paul Haggis’ Crash will be quickly drawn, this film takes you places Haggis wouldn’t dream of entering…

Tuesday April 28
Victim 7:30PM | Regal 17
With its echoes of film noir, the superb Victim was the first serious approach to homosexuality the cinema had ever made. Made in Britain in 1961 where, as in the US, being gay was still a crime, the movie was later banned from American theaters simply because it used the word ‘homosexual’…

What Boys Want 9:30PM | Regal 17
Brace yourself for nearly an hour and a half of laughter. These funny shorts will take you on a comic journey, from mock-infomercials to musicals and everything in between…

Wednesday April 29
El Niño Pez 7:30PM | Regal 17
Lucia Puenzo quickly made a name for herself with her debut film XXY, a haunting and beautiful story about an intersex boy finding his way through adolescence and a society that doesn’t understand him, and finding love and affection along the way…

Luchando 9:30PM | Regal 17
Like the sweat that glistens on the bodies of the boys who stroll the malecon, sex and sensuality ooze from the pores of the Cuban people. Havana, from its heydays in the 1950’s as the nightlife capital of Latin America, to its current position as a favored vacation destination for toursits, echoes the sexiness of its people…

Thursday April 30
What Girls Like 7:30PM | Regal 17
Bringing you the best in women’s shorts from all over the globe, this program is sure to titillate, make you laugh, and make you feel. Get ready for a journey that will take you from drama to crisis to love. You’ll be smiling when the lights come up…

Paolo 9:30PM | Regal 17
In Andrea Franco Batievsky’s documentary film Paolo, we are introduced to the adorable Paolo Reategui. Like the millions of other immigrants who’ve made New York City their home, Paolo is searching for his version of the American dream…

Friday May 1
An Evening with John Waters – “This Filthy World”
8:00PM | Lincoln Theater
The Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival & Edison Farrow are proud to present an evening with the iconic, irreverent, and deliciously twisted John Waters! The man who brought us Hairspray, Pink Flamingos, and made Divine a cult-icon will take to the stage of the Lincoln Theater on South Beach for one-night only, in his first South Florida stage appearance in over a decade! John Waters’ one-man show is a “vaudeville” act that celebrates the film career and obsessive tastes of the man William Burroughs once called “The Pope of Trash.”

Saturday May 2
Annul Victory 1:00PM | Miami Beach Cinematheque
If you woke up on November 5th and your elation about Barack Obama’s groundbreaking victory was tinged with sadness because of the passing of Proposition 8 in California, then Annul Victory is a film for you . . . more

Fig Trees 2:00PM | FIU Biscayne Bay Campus
Every year thousands of people die from AIDS for lack of access to treatment. In this startling and inventive experimental documentary, filmmaker John Greyson and composer David Wall employ opera to tell the story of two activists at opposite ends of the world fighting for mass-access to HIV/AIDS medication…

Experimental Shorts 3:00PM | Miami Beach Cinematheque
For the first time at the MGLFF, we’ve decided to push the envelope by providing to audiences a fresh and different kind of shorts program. These films are not for the faint at heart, but if you like Tarentino and can stand the sight of a little blood, you’ll love the sick and sticky stories in here…

City of Borders 4:00PM | FIU Biscayne Bay Campus
This excellent award-winning documentary follows the lives of five different and totally diverse gay men and women in Israel/Palestine whose common link is the fact that they all hang out at ‘Shushan,’ Jerusalem’s only gay bar…

Shank 8:00PM | FIU Biscayne Bay Campus
This gritty, cutting-edge drama is a part of a new genre from contemporary queer filmmakers that shows another side of gay life. Shank is no cozy affair; void of the cliché plot devices typical of a coming of age story, this is a film that is refreshingly shocking, very explicit and painful at times…

Sunday May 3
Ruby Blue 1:00PM | Colony Theatre
Jan Dunn’s latest feature is a slow building meditation on suburban isolation and the healing effects of relationships. With fine performances by Bob Hoskins and Josiane Balasko, Dunn is able to transcend plot contrivances to create a personal film, addressing issues of mob mentality, child neglect and transphobia…

Little Ashes 6:30PM | Colony Theatre
The setting is 1922 Madrid. Spain is in flux, serving as a perfect breeding ground for rebellious creative types who dare to be different. The Residencia de Estudiantes (the local fine arts university), a gathering place…


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