503 SE 6 Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL
7:00 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013
Movies | Film
American Indie – FeatureRetrospective
BOYS DON’T CRY, Kimberely PeirceUSA / 1995 / 118 min / BluRay / EnglishBased on actual events. Brandon Teena is the popular new guy in a tiny Nebraska town. He hangs out with the guys, drinking, cussing, and bumper surfing, and he charms the young women, who've never met a more sensitive and considerate young man. Life is good for Brandon, now that he's one of the guys and dating hometown beauty Lana. However, he's forgotten to mention one important detail. It's not that he's wanted in another town for GTA and other assorted crimes, but that Brandon Teena was actually born a woman named Teena Brandon. When his best friends make this discovery, Brandon's life is ripped apart.ALL SHE WANTED, was the story of Teena Brandon, a woman who passed herself off as a man and had passionate affairs with young women--until she was murdered. Aphrodite Jones's exclusive access to Teena's family, girlfriends, enemies, and convicted killers make this a riveting tale of sexual betrayal and murder. Soon after the book became a best seller, Jones’s story was adapted into the film BOYS DON’T CRY winning an Oscar for Hillary Swank and nomination for Chloe Sevigny.Aphrodite Jones will introduce the film and take Q&A from the audience. Afterwards their will be a VIP Reception in the Courtyard.Special Guest: Aphrodite Jones
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