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Offbeat Movie Musicals: THE BIG GAY MUSICAL
Thursday, June 9, 2011
6:45 PM-8:15 PM
Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903
Auditorium (3rd Floor)
Love ‘em or Hate ‘em -- Offbeat, Contemporary Movie Musicals
Silly, dark, creepy, or campy -- mind-bending musicals from the likes of David Byrne, Spike Lee, John Turturro, and more!
NOTE: These films are intended for adult audiences - some contain adult themes, situations, and language. Please see ratings, below.
Thursday, June 9, 6:45pm -- THE BIG GAY MUSICAL, 2009, Non-Rated (90 minutes)
Life imitates a play, and that's just the thing for sending up the Bible in this no-feathers-barred fantasia that swirls around Paul (Daniel Robinson) and Eddie (Joey Dudding), the leads in a musical called "Adam and Steve Just the Way God Made 'Em." Offstage, the pair act out the story of their own star-crossed lives: Paul, recently dumped, just wants to stay in, while Eddie's still coming out. But rest assured that the show tunes will go on.
Thursday, June 16, 6:45pm -- ROAD, MOVIE, 2009, Non-Rated (97 minutes)
Reluctant to take over his father's flailing hair-oil business, young Vishnu (Abhay Deol) becomes the sole proprietor of a traveling cinema after he hops on a truck containing a library of film reels and a film projector. During his odyssey across the Rajasthan desert, he befriends a young runaway, a gorgeous gypsy and others in this funny and romantic adventure, a hit at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. Genre: Bollywood Language: Hindi with translation