CHLOTRUDIS SOCIETY SPONSORS QUEBECOIS COMIC DRAMA ‘I KILLED MY MOTHER’ at PROVINCETOWN FILM FEST

I Killed My MotherChlotrudis is pleased to announce its sponsorship of I KILLED MY MOTHER, at the PROVINCETOWN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (PIFF), to be held June 16 - 20.   The film will have two screenings, 7pm on Friday 6/18 and 7pm on Sunday 6/20, both at the Provincetown Theater. Check www.ptownfilmfest.org for more details.   Celebrating its twelfth year, PIFF remains dedicated to “showcasing independent American and international films, nurturing aspiring independent filmmakers, honoring industry luminaries, and preserving and sustaining cinema as an art form through educational forums”, this year with over 50 films plus special events, panels and parties.  Chlotrudis is also pleased to note that the star of the film it co-presented earlier in the year at IFFBoston, I AM LOVE’s Tilda Swinton, will be one of Provincetown’s special guests!

 

Xavier Dolan’s film was one of the most talked-about directorial debuts of 2009 at last year’s Toronto Film Festival, whose programmers noted, “in a triple-threat feat, Dolan writes, directs and stars in the semi-autobiographical tale of a young gay man coming of age while struggling with his tortured relationship with his mother.”  Dolan plays the lead, a teenager with problems with his single mother – they fight constantly and are both embarrassed and infuriated by the other’s choices, until a standoff leads to an unexpected and stakes-raising escalation.

 

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