Queering the Canon: THE BROKEN HEARTS CLUB (2000) - NewFest


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An all-star cast anchors this nostalgic time capsule of a gay gaggle as they navigate the ups-and-downs of friendship and love in Los Angeles.


“So likable”Roger Ebert

From weekend brunches to gym hangs to the softball field, this debut feature from Greg Berlanti (LOVE, SIMON) includes a fresh-faced ensemble of Timothy Olyphant, Billy Porter, Dean Cain, Matt McGrath, Zach Braff, Andrew Keegan, Justin Theroux, John Mahoney, and a hilarious Jennifer Coolidge cameo.

Part of Queering the Canon: Rom-Coms
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This Closing Night Gala Film selection at NewFest’s annual festival in 2000 features a sly soundtrack of The Carpenters covers to hum along with as characters swap boyfriends and learn life lessons while developing a sense of chosen family community along the way. 96 mins, 2000. 35mm screening.

Presented in Partnership with BAM


Greg Berlanti