It Only Hurts When I Cry (2008)

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It Only Hurts When I Cry is an experimental short film employing a queer viewing of the MGM classic, “Beach Blanket Bingo” and the notion of selective memory. Working with hand-processed 16mm footage, innuendo and a rousing musical number by Donna Loren, the film explores a re-imagined world where boys are different.


Presented in Natural Causes, Visiting Artist Lecture, University of Warwick, England, March 2012

Presented at 2011 Reelout Queer Film and Video Festival, Kingston

Presented at 20th Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film and Video Festival, May 2010, Hogtown Homos Program

Presented at 2010 Emergence Queer Film Festival, University of Western Ontario

Presented at The Images Festival 2009, S is for Student Program