This past Spring Boston’s LGBTQ Film Festival a.k.a. Wicked Queer, showcased the Portuguese film, The Ornithologist. The film returns to the Boston area and will play at The Brattle Theatre starting Friday, Sept. 1st.
You can purchase your tickets from the Brattle online, here.
ABOUT THE ORNITHOLOGIST: Director João Pedro Rodrigues reimagines the myth of Saint Anthony of Padua as a modern-day parable of sexual and spiritual transcendence. On a bird-watching expedition in the remote wilderness, Fernando (Paul Hamy) capsizes and loses his bearings. His ensuing odyssey, both intensely physical and wildly metaphysical, involves sadistic Chinese pilgrims, a deaf-mute shepherd named Jesus, pagan tribes, Amazons on horseback, and a glorious variety of feathered friends.
Friday, September 1 at 9:00 PM
Saturday, September 2 at 9:00 PM
Sunday, September 3 at 12:30 PM
Monday, September 4 at 9:00 PM