Film Fes­ti­val

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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”

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