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Press Screenings - SIFF 2016 - Tuesday May 31 [Jun. 1st, 2016|10:31 pm]
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THE QUEEN OF IRELAND
My rating: ***
IMDB rating: 7.8
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
Press Screening: 10:00am
Mood: Creative Streak
IRELAND 2015 (82 min)
Director: Conor Horgan
Featuring: Rory O'Neill (Panti Bliss)

Outrageously entertaining drag queen Panti Bliss became an accidental activist after her comments about homophobia in Ireland, dubbed Pantigate, lead to international attention that helped pave the way for Ireland's historic referendum on gay marriage.

Festival Screenings:
Thu June 2 | 7:00pm | AMC Pacific Place
Sat June 4 | 12:30pm | SIFF Cinema Uptown
Director Conor Horgan and subject Rory O'Neill (Panti Bliss) scheduled to attend both screenings


THE BRAND NEW TESTAMENT
My rating: ****
IMDB rating: 7.2
US Distributor: Music Box Films
Press Screening: Noon
Mood: Make Me Laugh!

BELGIUM 2015 (112 min)
Director: Jo Van Dormael
Cast: Benoît Poelvoorde, Yolande Moreau, Catherine Deneuve, Francois Damiens, Pili Groyne

In this madcap religious satire from Jaco Van Dormael, all Hell breaks loose when the daughter of God—who turns out to be a cantankerous, vindictive slob living in Brussels—informs Earth's mortals of the exact dates of their demise. Hysterical!

Festival Screenings:
Fri June 3 | 9:30pm | SIFF Cinema Egyptian
Sun June 5 | 2:00pm | SIFF Cinema Uptown

I did not stay for THE PRETTY ONES. Everyone I talked to hated it.
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