On Thursday, June 19, the internationally renowned Frameline38: the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival begins its 11-day showcase of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) cinema. CAAM is excited to co-present two special documentaries: Alec Mapa: Baby Daddy (directed by Andrea James) on Sunday, June 22, and Jennifer Kroot’s To Be Takei on Tuesday, June 24. We hope you will join us at these films.
Frameline38 runs June 19-29, with San Francisco screenings at the historic Castro Theatre (429 Castro Street), Roxie Theater (3117 16th Street) and the Victoria Theatre (2961 16th Street), and in Berkeley at Rialto Cinemas® Elmwood (2966 College Avenue). Visit Frameline’s website for more information and to buy tickets.
“America’s “Gaysian Sweetheart,” comedian Alec Mapa (Ugly Betty, Desperate Housewives), sparkles onstage with incisive and flirtatiously filthy stand-up. Director Andrea James’ Alec Mapa: Baby Daddy is a bigger-than-life performance film featuring his sold-out, high-paced, award-winning show, Mapa takes on every topic in his amazingly queer life: hosting gay porn award shows, his sex life, meeting other gay celebrities, working gay cruises, his lack of knowledge (and deep love) of most musical theater, reality television, body-image issues in Los Angeles, and a diverse array of bodily functions.”
Alec Mapa: Baby Daddy (Andrea James)
Sunday, June 22 at 6:30 pm
USA, 2013, 78 minutes
To Be Takei: “The stellar centerpiece documentary of Frameline38 celebrates the Star Trek legend, the marriage-equality advocate, the spokesperson for Japanese Americans imprisoned in internment camps during World War II, Facebook phenomenon (with nearly 7 million fans), and the recipient of this year’s Frameline Award: superstar George Takei.”
To Be Takei (Jennifer Kroot)
Tuesday, June 24 at 6:30 pm
USA, 2014, 90 minutes
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