FFT: Wildhood (Pride Month presentation with opening reception & introduction)

Showings

Studio Theater Wed, Jun 1 6:00 PM
INFORMATION
Rating:Unrated
Run Time:1H 39M
Category:Film
Special Events and Partnerships

Description

PLEASE NOTE:  6pm Reception in Harborview, 7pm Movie in the Studio Theater.

In partnership with Nantucket Pride and in observance of Gay Pride Month, The Dreamland will present one of the stand-out films at this year’s Wicked Queer Film Fest in Boston. Bretten Hannam, wrote and directed this coming of age feature, which premiered at TIFF and is set and filmed on the eastern shores of Canada.


WQFF’s executive director Shawn Cotter will be in attendance to introduce the film, which will be prefaced at 6pm with a reception in the Harborview Room & Deck, featuring lite bites and a cash bar. The film program will begin at 7pm as a special presentation of The Dreamland’s longstanding, weekly series Film for Thought.

 

Synopsis:  In a rural east-coast trailer park, Link lives with his toxic father and younger half-brotherTravis. When Link discovers his Mi'kmaw mother could still be alive, it lights a flame andthey make a run for a better life. On the road they meet Pasmay, a pow wow dancerdrawn to Link. As the boys journey across Mi’kma’ki, Link finds community, identity, and love in the land where he belongs.