Remembering The Man
New York PremiereJury Prize for Documentary, Audience Award, MiFO
Dir: Nickolas Bird & Eleanor Sharpe, Australia, 2015, 83 mins
This elegantly crafted ballad to everlasting love charts the companionship of Tim Conigrave and star of the football team John Caleo, two Australian Catholic school boys fell head over heels for each other in 1976. Their relationship spans sixteen years, overcoming all possible obstacles and inspiring novels and films decades on (including this year’s HOLDING THE MAN). Featuring extensive archival footage of Tim and John’s early years, REMEMBERING THE MAN is an personalized portrait of an epic romance. This is the true story of how Romeo met Romeo and what happened ever after.
Writers: Nickolas Bird, Dennis K. Smith Cast: George Banders, Reece Manning, Richard Bligh
Preceded by short: RIBBONS
Dir: Brandon Cordeiro, US, 2016, 9 mins
In this love letter to Provincetown, Brandon Cordeiro revisits a pubic AIDS memorial that his mother took him to as a child.