Out on Film, Atlanta's LGBT film festival
10/4/2018 7:00 PM
Out On Film, Atlanta's LGBT film festival.
two films from India
"Evening Shadows" (Surmaee Shaam)
Saturday, Sept. 29 at 11 a.m. at the Midtown Art Cinema (931 Monroe Drive, Atlanta, GA 30308
“EVENING SHADOWS” (SURMAEE SHAAM)
(India/ 102 min,/Sridhar Rangayan)
In a small town in Southern India, when Kartik, a young gay man, comes out to his conservative mother Vasudha, she has no one to turn to dispel her own fears and self doubts, and understand her loving son’s truth. She has to find her own ways to deal with her intolerant husband Damodar and the unforgiving traditional society around her. “Evening Shadows is a universal story about a mother-son bonding and its emotional strength to withstand the ravages of time and the harsh realities of our society.
More information and a trailer - http://www.outonfilm.org/
"Friends in Law"
Thursday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Midtown Art Cinema (931 Monroe Drive, Atlanta, GA 30308)
(India, 90 min, Amit Khanna)
The warm, funny “Friends in Law” is the uplifting story of an unorthodox south Indian woman (Shreedevi Chowdary) landing up in Bangkok to unexpectedly spend 10 days with her gay son’s partner. What follows is her enlightening journey towards self realization, acceptance and a changed perspective on life. This funny and warm comedy features an exceptional performance by Chowdary as a woman and wife who learns to be more independent about what she wants.
Cast: Shreedevi Chowdary, Ashlin Harris, Amiran Winter
Website - http://www.hrhfilmproductions.