Reel Q festival schedule
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Reel Q, formerly the Pittsburgh International LGBT Film Festival, continues through Sunday at the Harris Theater, 809 Liberty Ave., Downtown.
General admission tickets, $9, will be sold at the theater. Special price of $15 for closing night film, "Love or Whatever," also provides entry to a party at Cruze Bar, 1600 Smallman St., Strip District.
The festival also offers three passes: A Diva Pass, $125, provides admission for one person to all films; Screen Queen Pass, $70, grants 10 tickets (closing not included); and a Cheap Thrills Pass, $45, offers six tickets (closing not included).
Passes and party packages can be purchased online at ReelQ.org or at Banner Coin Exchange, 347 Fourth Ave., Downtown.
7 p.m.: Our Shorts -- Collection of eight shorts, ranging from 8 to 25 minutes and including "Tar Baby Jane," a 17-minute film by Gregory Scott Williams Jr. about Pittsburgh artist Vanessa German.
9 p.m.: "Men to Kiss" -- Although opposites attract, a serious-minded banker who is new to Berlin is often unsure whether a bubbly performance artist takes their relationship as seriously as he does in this German-language comedy.
7 p.m.: "Stud Life" -- A black lesbian and white gay man who share an apartment and a living photographing weddings find their future put to the test when she begins a tumultuous relationship with a beautiful woman in this film shot in London in 2010.
9:30 p.m.: "Joshua Tree, 1951: A Portrait of James Dean" -- See review.
3:30 p.m.: "North Sea Texas" -- See review.
7 p.m.: "Kiss Me" -- Talk about a variation on the usual meet-cute. Mia, a well-to-do architect, unexpectedly falls in love with free-spirited Frida at an engagement party. Frida's mother is about to marry Mia's father, and Mia also is engaged to a longtime boyfriend.
9:30 p.m.: "I Do" -- When a gay man who has devoted himself to his late brother's family faces deportation to his native England he hatches a scheme to marry his best friend. But she's spooked by the possibility of being charged with fraud and he's intrigued by a sexy Spaniard in this film starring David W. Ross, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Alicia Witt and Maurice Compte.
4 p.m.: "I Am a Woman Now" -- Dutch documentary in which the first generation of transsexuals who had their sex change in Casablanca in the mid-1950s to 1960s take stock of their lives. The women in the film were all treated by the same "miracle doctor" who asked no questions as long as the patients paid him. In English, French, German and Dutch with subtitles.
7 p.m.: "Love or Whatever" -- See review.
First Published October 18, 2012 12:00 am