Lazy Eye, Screening November 15

Passions re-ignite and secrets revealed when a graphic designer reconnects with the great, lost love of his life for a weekend tryst at a house in the desert near Joshua Tree.

Reserve Your Tickets

6–9pm, Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 69 Charlton St, Second Floor

  • 6:00pm – Doors open for beer, popcorn, & socializing
  • 6:45pm – Doors close, film starts
  • 8:30pm – Interview with the film’s director Tim Kirkman
  • 8:55pm – Wrap & photos

 

FEATURE FILM

Advanced preview of an indie film

REFRESHMENTS

Free beer and popcorn included

INTERVIEW

Ask the filmmaker your questions

NETWORKING

Intimate opportunity to meet cinema buffs

 

Event Details

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LAZY EYE
87-min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | USA 2016
Writer/Director: Tim Kirkman
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CAST

Lucas Near-Verbrugghe … Dean
Aaron Costa Ganis … Alex
Michaela Watkins … Mel

 

 

SYNOPSIS

Dean, a graphic designer in Los Angeles, can’t seem to find his focus. A stylish, fit, urban gay man, Dean learns a recent change in his vision requires a significant change in his eyeglass prescription. When Alex, an ex-lover he has not seen in fifteen years, emails Dean one night, a buried dissatisfaction with his life begins to rise to the surface. Haunted by their distant summer fling in New York City, Dean hesitantly invites Alex to spend a weekend at a rustic house in the desert near Joshua Tree. As soon as Alex arrives, the heat and passion is rekindled in what at first seems like the inevitable conclusion to the most romantic of stories. But it is only the beginning of a weekend in which both men will reveal secrets and lies and grapple with the respective decisions that have led them to this point in their lives. Set against the backdrop of the stark, beautiful desert landscape, Lazy Eye explores what happens when the one who “got away” comes back.

 

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

tim kirkman directorTim Kirkman wrote and directed LAZYE EYE, his fifth feature, which he also produced with Todd Shotz. Tim received Emmy, GLAAD, Gotham and Spirit Award nominations for his first film, DEAR JESSE, which won the Audience Award at Frameline and was named Best Documentary of the Year by the Boston Society of Film Critics.

He wrote and directed LOGGERHEADS, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, won the Grand Jury Prize at Outfest and numerous other awards. He also directed THE NIGHT LARRY KRAMER KISSED ME and 2ND SERVE. A North Carolina native, Tim lives in Los Angeles.

Join us for a live interview with Tim after the film screening.

VENUE

Refilmery Series Screening Room

The Refilmery Series Theater, 69 Charlton St, Second Floor

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