Frameline 2011

The ballad of Peter and Raymond

FRAMELINE FILM FEST: A legendary local odd couple gets its due in Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure

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Once upon a time (1987 to be exact), two young men who were old friends moved to San Francisco from the Midwest to take in all the big city had to offer. Like many 20-somethings, Eddie Lee "Sausage" and Mitchell "Mitch D" Deprey didn't have a lot of money and wound up living in a somewhat derelict apartment in the Lower Haight with a bright pink exterior they dubbed "the Pepto Bismol Palace." The paint was peeling and the walls were thin but the rent was cheap.Read more »

Sing out

Musicals take center stage at Frameline 35

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Camp rocks

Director and star discuss the proudly un-PC Mangus!

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FRAMELINE The eponymous character in Ash Christian's Mangus! has a simple ambition: to be Jesus. That is, to play Jesus in the local production of Jesus Christ Spectacular. Mangus does get the part, but his dreams are crushed when a freak limo accident lands him in a wheelchair and his neighbors decide he's no longer cut out to play their Lord and Savior.Read more »

Heroes and hoedowns

Spotlight on homegrown docs and narratives

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FRAMELINE This year's Bay Area-centric Frameline features run a thematic and identification gamut appropriate to the festival's ever-inclusive programming. Several are celebrations of local LGBT heroines and heroines, some recently deceased and some still-with-us.Read more »

Quickies: Short Frameline reviews

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Below are some reviews of films that intrigued us from the upcoming Frameline Film Festival. Check out more of our coverage here.Read more »