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QFest 2017: Tom of Finland
Sunday, July 30, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tom of Finland
Directed by Dome Karukoski
(2017; 115 min; Finland; Color: DCP; Kino Lorber; Not Rated)
Featuring: Jakob Oftebro (Kon Tiki), Werner Daehn (The Lives of Others), and Pekka Strang (Naked Harbour)
A captivating biopic of artist Touko Laaksonen, aka Tom of Finland, one of the most influential gay artists of the 20th century, whose trailblazing homoerotic illustrations were created while homosexuality in his country was illegal. Winner of the FIPRESCI prize at the Gothenburg Film Festival.
(courtesy of SIFF)
Tickets available at the box office and online, check out the full lineup on http://www.q-fest.com