Our guide to the 2009 Vancouver Queer Film Festival

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With 71 films to see in eleven days, it’s simply not possible to take in all the films and festivities. Here is our list of films and parties we will not miss this year at the 2009 Vancouver Queer Film Festival.

Festival Passes and individual advance screening tickets are available online or at Little Sisters (1238 Davie Street), Black Dog Video (1470 Commercial Drive). Tickets will also be available for purchase at Cinemark Tinseltown from August 14-22. Finally, tickets can be purchased at the door where the film is screening, based on availability. For all the ticketing details visit the Vancouver Queer Film Festival website.

Saturday, 22 August 2009

Half Life @ 7pm
Vancity Theatre
A provocative fusion of science fiction and domestic drama. Presented by GayVancouver.Net (Gay Vancouver Online).

Sissyboy @ 9:30pm
Vancity Theatre
Documentary about Portland’s shock-drag troupe Sissyboy as debut filmmaker Katie Turinski documents Sissyboy’s loudest and last hurrah – their West Coast tour.

View all the shows on August 22nd

Sunday, 23 August 2009

MunecaMuñeca @ 7pm
Closing Gala Film

Empire Granville 7 Cinemas
Dancing a thin line between comical and uncomfortable.

Closing Gala Slow Dance Party @ 9pm
Celebrities Night Club, 1022 Davie Street
Close the Festival by dancing cheek to cheek. Graciously hosted by Symone. Free admission and refreshments



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