Friday, July 17, 2009

FREE SATURDAY SCREENING

July 18th, 2009

Pride Series

3:00 PM

THE BOYS IN THE BAND

Dir. William Friedkin (USA, 1970) 118 mins

Based on an off-Broadway play of the same title The Boys in the Band was one of the first Hollywood features to take a close look at queer culture A group of gay men have gathered at Michael’s apartment on New York City’s Upper East Side to celebrate their friend Harold’s birthday. When their straight friend Alan turns up tensions begin to mount. As the party progresses the men become drunker and the group dynamic changes for the worse.

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