Based on the 2010 award winning short, “The Way He Looks,” is the feature length Brazilian film.
“Blind high school student Leonardo (Ghilherme Lobo) is searching for independence, respect and happiness. Enter new student Gabriel (Fabio Audi), who needs friends himself and finds a kindred spirit in Leo. But adolescence is seldom simple and soon friendships, peer pressure and attraction become to complicate everyone’s lives. ”
The film is screening at almost every LGBT festival and is a must see. Portuguese with English subtitles. Watch the trailer and see the list of festivals screening the film in October below.
Portland Queer Film Festival. (October 3 – 9). Portland, Oregon. pdxqueerfilm.com
Tampa International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. (October 3 – 11). Tampa, Florida. tiglff.com
Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival. (October 9 – 19). Seattle, Washington. threedollarbillcinema.org
ImageOut The Rochester Lesbian & Gay Film & Video Festival. (October 10 – 19). Rochester, New York. imageout.org
Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. (October 10 – 12 & 16 – 19). Fort Lauderdale, Florida. flglff.com
Dayton LGBT Film Festival. (October 10 – 12). Dayton, Ohio. daytonlgbt.com
Your Normal LGBT Film Festival. (October 15 – 19). Normal, Illinois. yournormalfilmfest.com
Milwaukee LGBT Film Festival. (October 16 – 26). Milwaukee, Minnesota. http://www4.uwm.edu/psoa/film/lgbtfilmfestival/
Louisville LGBT Film Festival. (October 17 – 19). Louisville, Kentucky. louisvillelgbtfilmfest.com