The 17th Annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Film Festival takes place at the Loews Theater at 34th St and eighth Ave. Tickets to screenings are $11; forums are $5. A sampling of this week’s fare:
Wanted! (Franziska Meletzky, 2004) 88 min. A German woman has a middle-aged awakening when she lets her beautiful neighbor hide out in her apartment. Quejios (Kerry Weldon) 10 min.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 7:45PM
Kiki and Herb on the Rocks (Mike Nicholls, 2005) 64 min. Difficulties of a humorous nature arise when Kiki and Herb go to London to perform. Irene Williams: Queen of Lincoln Rd. (Eric Smith) 23 min. Standing Room Only (Anthony Brownrigg) 5 min.
THURSDAY, JUNE 9, ?PM
Gay Sex in the 70’s (Joseph F. Lovett, 2005) 70 min. The post-Stonewall, pre-AIDS era gets the documentary treatment.
FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 7:45PM
Afterschool Specials A shorts program featuring films focusing on homosexuality and adolescence.
SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 1PM
Filmmakers Forum: Genres: The AIDS Film MIX Film Festival Co-founders Jim Hubbard and Sarah Schulman join other filmmakers for a conversation on cinematic representations of the disease.
Sun, Jun 12 at 6pm