A Very Natural Thing
Dir. Christopher Larkin, 1974, USA, 80 mins, 35mm
A landmark of gay representation in independent cinema, co-writer/director/producer Larkin’s heartfelt autobiographical saga explores the tension between the monogamy and free love. A former monk (Robert Joel) turned NYC public school teacher falls for David (Curt Gareth), as the two of them experience the joys and tribulations of commitment amid vistas of Manhattan and Fire Island.
Part of the Coming Out Again program–an ongoing series in collaboration with Quad Cinema that surveys lesser-known landmarks of LGBTQ film history.
NewFest Members receive a discount to this event at the box office. To receive exclusive, year-round perks, become a member today.