Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival: If You Like . . .

Let our recommendation engine guide you through the festival's offerings.

• You wish John Hurt made more movies. The Naked Civil Servant (1975), about Quentin Crisp, is reprised. Egyptian, noon, Sat., Oct. 17. Then he returns to the role in the new An Englishman in New York. Egyptian, 7:30 p.m. Fri., Oct. 16.• Whatever happened to that gal from Mulholland Drive? Not Naomi Watts, but the other one? Laura Harring stars in the road-trip/liberation comedy Drool. Cinerama, 7:45 p.m. Fri., Oct. 23.• You need to be reminded that excess tanning is dangerous. Valentino: The Last Emperor. Egyptian, 9:45 p.m. Wed., Oct. 21.• Quick, which is gayer—Mini Cooper or VW Beetle? The documentary Fagbug resolves the debate. Central Cinema, 2 p.m. Fri., Oct. 24.• You like the taste of brains. ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction was filmed locally and a cult fave at SIFF this year. Admiral, 9:30 p.m. Sat., Oct. 24.• Cheaper than flying down to Rio (and with less risk of kidnapping). Drag queens compete in Queen of Brazil. Northwest Film Forum, 4:30 p.m. Sun., Oct. 18.• Porn was more fun in the '70s, wasn't it? Smut icon Jack Wrangler appears in the 1978 Gemini on a very, very big screen. Cinerama, midnight, Fri., Oct. 23.• Canadian lesbian folk-rock is poised for a big comeback, eh? Ferron: Girl on a Road. Can a Broadway musical and movie be far behind? Northwest Film Forum, 7:45 p.m. Wed., Oct. 21.• At last, a Palestinian twink who isn't a suicide bomber. City of Borders also returns from SIFF. Egyptian, 6 p.m. Tues., Oct. 20.• Because shaving, waxing, and starving yourself are overrated. The Butch Factor reminds us that beer and bears go together. And that real queers don't drink lite beer. Northwest Film Forum, 2:15 p.m. Sun., Oct. 18.• Norwegian '80s flashback! The coming-of-ager The Man Who Loved Yngve features music from the Cure, R.E.M., Joy Division, and the Jesus and Mary Chain. Don't pretend you don't remember. Cinerama, 9:30 p.m. Fri., Oct. 23.• Cagney & Lacey flashback! Sharon Gless stars in the midlife lesbo drama Hannah Free. Don't pretend you don't remember. Cinerama, 6:30 p.m. Sun., Oct. 25.bmiller@seattleweekly.com

 
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