SQFF24 FILM GUIDE
A Guide to Every Upcoming Feature and Short Playing at the 24th Seattle Queer Film Festival.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19
In a small town in the rugged Italian Apennines, Zen, a 16-year-old genderqueer and rising-star athlete, fights to be who they want to be despite torment and social isolation.
What if your soulmate is your best friend? If she’s a woman, what does that mean to a gay guy? When Todd, a mild-mannered twentysomething with OCD, meets Rory, an aspiring actress, their friendship turns into something more, as he questions whether he is really gay and what it means to fall in love with a woman.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20
Set in 1980s Vietnam, this hypnotic drama tells the story of a troubled loan shark, Dung Thunderbolt (Lien Binh Phat), and a traditional Vietnamese opera singer, Linh Phung (V-pop star Isaac), who has assumed the debt of the folk opera company for which he stars.
On a lesbian, feminist, and spiritual adventure, former sex worker Annie Sprinkle, her partner Beth, and their dog Butch take on the pleasures and politics of water from an ecosexual point of view.
Desire can be a powerful force, capable of consuming the heart like a roaring fire. Set in 18th century France, PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE follows Marianne, a young painter commissioned to undertake the wedding portrait of reluctant bride-to-be Héloïse.