Let’s Talk About Sex
Get excited: The Let’s Talk About Sex Festival is getting hot and heavy… and also intellectual. The festival will screen four critically acclaimed indie movies centered around erotica, intimacy and all the different possibilities and manifestations of sex. Catch “(Jun 18-19) about various couples exploring sex and love in suburbia; “(Jun 25-26), a documentary following transgender activist and porn pioneer Buck Angel; Canadian sex comedy “(Jun 19. 26) and Gaspar
Noé’s explicit erotic flick “(Jun 18)—in 3D, no less. The organizers have also partnered up with various bookstores and artists for sex-themed lectures, discussions, and exhibitions around town during this period: check the website for details. Through June 30. Broadway Cinematheque, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square St., Yau Ma Tei; Palace IFC, IFC Mall, 8 Finance St., Central, 2388-6268. moviemovie.com.hk/letstalkaboutsex. $85-105 at cinema.com.hk. UNHCR Charity Refugee Film Festival
Film-goers are invited to get an intimate glimpse at the multi-faceted experiences of refugees around the world, at this festival run by the UN’s Refugee Agency. “follows a young boy’s experiences in an island off the coast of southern Italy, through which thousands of African and Middle-eastern migrants pass through to make a new life in Europe; “chronicles the fears and obstacles that a former refugee in Iran needs to overcome to be the best female boxer in Afghanistan; and “turns the camera on young media activists in Aleppo. Jun 10-19. Palace IFC, IFC Mall, 8 Finance St., Central; Broadway Cinematheque, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square St., Yau Ma Tei; Pacific Place AMC, Pacific Place, One Pacific Place,
Quarry Bay, unhcr.org.hk. $85-98.
How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town” Love” Fire At Sea” The Little Death” Mr. Angel” Boxing for Freedom” Young Syrian Lenses”