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A candid and authentic celebration of queer men of color in search of love, this groundbreaking rom-com explores the universal aspects of friendship and romance in dynamic and surprising ways.

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“Terrific entertainment, full of wit and energy, alternately hilarious and serious...and very sexy.”The Los Angeles Times

Celebrated for its candid and authentic celebration of queer men of color in search of love when it premiered at Sundance and had an award-winning festival run in 2000, this groundbreaking rom-com has been unavailable to rent or stream for decades. Set in sunny, sexy Los Angeles and featuring an endearing ensemble that includes Seth Gilliam, Dwight Ewell (CHASING AMY), and the iconic Jazzmun as a drag diva, PUNKS focuses on four friends navigating the dating world with outrageous verve and wit to find their mythical Mr. Rights.
 
Part of Queering the Canon: Rom-Coms
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Unprecedented in the way it centers Black gay life and love, this vivacious debut film from writer-director Patrik-Ian Polk (NOAH’S ARC) explores the universal aspects of friendship and romance in dynamic and surprising ways. 104 mins, 2000. 35mm screening.

The screening includes a special Q&A with writer/director Patrik-Ian Polk.

Presented in Partnership with BAM   |  Sponsored by Jack'd

Director

Patrik-Ian Polk

Genre

Romantic Comedy

Venue

In-Person: May 1 at 4:30PM

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