Want to know the status of a particular movie, TV show, or band? Wondering what a certain actress is up to these days? Send your entertainment-related questions to [email protected] — with your first name, city and country — and we’ll try to answer as many as we can.
Question: Gostaria de saber em que paises já houve a estréia do filme I Can’t Think Straight? Estou procurando este filme a muito tempo, tenho chances de vê-lo até 2010?
— Késsia, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil
Answer: I don’t know exactly what you’re asking since I don’t speak Portuguese, but I suspect it’s about when I Can’t Think Straight will be available to watch in your country, since we keep receiving emails about this from women all over the world.
Lots of them. From all over. Lots.
I have good news for you (and me)! Writer/director Shamim Sharif told us in a previous column that she’s posting all DVD and festival screening dates on the movie’s official MySpace page at MySpace.com/icantthinkstraightep.
So please, for the love of lesbian movies, check there! And if there’s no release listed for your city/country yet, it’s probably because Shamim doesn’t have one yet, so just check back later. On the MySpace page. Over there.
Question: Are you going to do a write up on Faith Trimel’s film Family?
— Kweb, Baltimore, Maryland
Answer: Definitely! But you’ll have to wait a little longer for our review, since Family just kicked off its tour of LGBT film festivals last month.
This new indie movie by Faith Trimel — who wrote and directed Black Aura on an Angel — is a coming-of-age dramedy about a group of lesbian friends experiencing problems in their personal and professional lives because they’re closeted:
The cast of Family
Trimel’s plan is to play the film at national and international LGBT film festivals throughout 2009, and then look for a distribution deal towards the end of the year.
When I asked Faith if there was anything else our readers should know about the film, she said:
Watch the trailer here: