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ADAM

  • Northwest Film Forum 1515 12th Avenue Seattle, WA, 98122 United States (map)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2019 | 7:00 PM | NORTHWEST FILM FORUM

USA | 2019 | 95 minutes | Rhys Ernst

Director Rhys Ernst is scheduled to attend.

In this nail-biting comedy, privileged and painfully awkward high-schooler Adam (Nicholas Alexander) spends the summer of 2006 in NYC with his scenester queer sister Casey (Margaret Qualley) and her roommates (Chloë Levine, Leo Sheng). While accompanying them to parties and protests, he is misread as trans—and he goes along with it when he locks eyes with dreamy Gillian (Bobbi Salvör Menuez). As he enters further into a radical queer subculture, Adam’s bad decisions progressively lead to unfathomable predicaments, and he must decide if he is going to grow up. Trans director Rhys Ernst (producer of Transparent) and his queer ensemble take some big risks with his debut feature, ones that shows how far we’ve come.

This film is not deaf-friendly.


ADAM

Director: Rhys Ernst

Principal Cast: Nicholas Alexander, Bobbi Salvör Menuez, Margaret Qualley

Country: USA

Year: 2019

Running Time: 95 minutes

Producers: James Schamus, Howard Gertler

Writer: Ariel Schrag

Editor: Joe Murphy

Music: Jay Wadley

Language: English 

Content Warnings: Vulgar language, non-explicit sexual situations, explicit sexual situations

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