Marry Me However is a brief documentary about Orthodox men and women who have hidden their sexuality by entering cis-het marriages. Before I dive into the film, I want to address something first. Reeling labels the screening as the US premiere. However, I know for a fact that this is not true. This film has certainly screened virtually for 2021 Eshel National Retreat. Moreover, Eshel lists a number of previous U.S. festival screenings on its…"Marry Me However – Reeling Film Festival 2021"
Here are some thoughts after attending a pair of Thursday night screenings during the 2018 Reeling Film Festival last night. I was there to watch Funny Story on the big screen for the first time since this year’s Slamdance Film Festival as well as the Transcending Gender shorts program. I was curious how Funny Story would play not only with an audience but watching on a screen larger than my laptop. It played especially well upon…"Reeling 2018: Funny Story, Transcending Gender Shorts"
When Freelancers Anonymous screens tonight, the Chicago-produced indie film will kick off the 36th Reeling Film Festival. Through my covering of other film festivals this year, I’ve been able to see quite a number of these films. Eve though I’ve been quite busy this month with coverage of TIFF, there are a number of films I plan to see again. That is if my sinuses will allow me to do so. Some of my personal…"Some 36th Reeling Film Festival Thoughts"