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Byline: The Register-Guard

Gay-themed festival

opens on campus today

The 12th annual University of Oregon Queer Film Festival begins tonight and runs through Sunday in 180 Prince Lucien Campbell Hall, 1415 Kincaid St.

Twenty-five films, from shorts to features, will be screened.

Diego Lerman's comic drama "Suddenly" will be shown at 7 p.m. today, followed by a reception. At 10 p.m., three honorable-mention short films will be shown.

On Saturday, the Bijou Art Cinemas will have a free screening at 12:30 p.m. of Duncan Roy's "AKA," in which a young man looking for identity, meaning and love escapes from a dead-end working class environment into an upper class world of sex, cocaine and disco.

Also Saturday, back at 180 PLC: "Don't You Worry: It'll Probably Pass" at 4 p.m., followed by winners and more honorable mentions from the juried short film competition at 7 p.m. The winners are "The Milkman," "Salty Wet" and "Love Life."

Sunday's program will begin at 1 p.m. with two documentaries: "Hope Along the Wind," about lesbian and gay rights activist Harry Hay, and "Word Is Out," in which more than two dozen people talk about their experiences.

The other Sunday screenings are "Brother Outsider"
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Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Date:Feb 20, 2004
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