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Eau Queer Film Festival 2013

OCTOBER 2–6  »  EQFF OFFICIAL SITE

Breaking the Girls

BREAKING THE GIRLS

Saturday, October 5, 2013  >  8:30 p.m.
Woodland Theater of Davies Center


Sara (Agnes Bruckner) and Alex (Madeline Zima) become best friends after a chance meeting at a bar. When Sara is slandered by a university classmate (Shanna Collins), Alex proposes the perfect, untraceable crime — that she and Sara kill each other's respective enemy. Sara thinks Alex is joking. As the sexual tension between them escalates, events begin to unravel with unpredictable consequences. Shawn Ashmore costars.

>  Jamie Babbit’s golden-hued noir Breaking the Girls takes inspiration from Hitchcock’s
    psychological thriller Strangers on a Train (itself based on Patricia Highsmith’s novel)
    and updates it for the texting, it’s-all-about-me generation. — The New York Times

FILM INFORMATION

United States 2012
85 minutes
Color
Not rated
Directed by Jamie Babbit

MORE INFORMATION

Official Site (IFC Films)
Internet Movie Database

Metacritic
Rotten Tomatoes

Co-sponsored by the University Activities Commission of the Student Senate

Admission is free at the door.

In the Name Of

IN THE NAME OF

Sunday, October 6, 2013  >  6:30 p.m.
Woodland Theater of Davies Center


Adam (Andrzej Chyra) is a Catholic priest who discovered his calling as a servant of God at the relatively late age of 21. He now lives in a village in rural Poland where he works with teenagers with behavioral problems who fight and yell abuse. He declines the advances of a young woman named Ewa (Maja Ostaszewska), saying he is already spoken for. However, celibacy is not the only reason for his rejection. Adam knows that he desires men and that his embrace of the priesthood has been a flight from his own sexuality. When he meets Lukasz (Mateusz Kosciukiewicz), the strange and taciturn son of a simple rural family, Adam's self-imposed abstinence becomes a heavy burden.

FILM INFORMATION

Poland 2012
102 Minutes
Color
In Polish subtitled in English
Not rated
Directed by Malgorzata Szumowska

MORE INFORMATION

Official Site (Film Movement)
The Hollywood Reporter review (February 8, 2013)
Internet Movie Database

Co-sponsored by the University Activities Commission of the Student Senate

Admission is free at the door.

Excellence. Our Measure. Our Motto. Our Goal.