Honolulu Rainbow film Festival Schedule
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The 18th annual Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival, formerly known as the Adam Baran Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, continues through Sunday. Tickets are $10 per screening unless otherwise noted; festival passes also are available (www.hglcf.org, 381-1952).
At the Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Academy of Arts
This film is preceded by "We Belong" (2006, USA; 11 minutes). Two rural teenagers stand up against harassment and homophobia.
This film is preceded by "Finding Llorona (The Weeping Woman)" (2006, Canada; 22 minutes). Sofia meets her musical idol.
At the Cupola Theatre, Honolulu Design Center
Focusing on two identical brothers and their relationship as one transitions from male to female.
This film is preceded by "Trannymal" (2006, USA; 2 minutes).
A collection of shorts including "In Memory of Me," "What Don't You Understand About, 'I'm Leaving ... Again?' " "Sure, I'm Fine!" "Seven Questions About Desire," "Flowers in the Park" and "Freeheld."
World premiere of a concert/documentary about comedian Kate Clinton.
This film is preceded by "The Quitter" (2006, USA; 5 minutes). What happens when your girlfriend demands that you quit smoking?
"Laughing Matters ... The Men" (2007, USA; 82 minutes). Focusing on several gay comic writers and performers.
Silent auction begins at 7 p.m., with pupu, drinks, entertainment, special guests and keynote speaker Kim Coco Iwamoto.
"Out Running: Stories from the Campaign Trail" (2007, USA; 22 minutes), 9 p.m. Student filmmakers follow openly LGBT elected officials. A world premiere.
"Oh Mary!" (2007, USA; 6 minutes). A housewife wakes up to find a vision of the Virgin Mary in her life.
"Alexis Arquette: She's My Brother" (2007, UK; 71 minutes).
A chronicle of the world's first transgender gospel choir.
"Kali Ma," "Seoul to Soul," "Oh Mary!" "A Day Out," "The Preacher and the Poet," "Sigmund Freud: Professional Psychoanalyst," "The Red Front," "Peking Turkey"
A portrait of of Father Mychal Judge, Franciscan friar and chaplain of the New York Fire Department.
Barry plays a practical joke on his brother Todd, setting him up on a blind date with Kelly, a gay man.