The Feast of Stephen

The Feast of Stephen

The Feast of Stephen
USA, 2009, 5 Minute Running Time
Topic: Gay/Lesbian

Awards: Teddy Award Best Short - Berlin International Film Festival

Based on a poem by Anthony Hecht, this atmospheric tale of one boy's brush with forbidden adolescent desire pays homage to the work of Kenneth Anger, the seminal priest of contemporary homoerotic underground cinema.
Filmmaker expected to attend: Director James Franco.

DIRECTOR: James Franco
Producer: Miles Levy, Vince Jolivette
Screenwriter: James Franco

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