Rodrigues (The Ornithologist, To Die Like a Man) made his feature directorial debut with, and co-wrote, this story of obsession that was named Best Feature at NYC’s longtime LGBTQIA+ films showcase NewFest. Trash collector Ricardo Meneses works the night shift in Lisbon, where colleague Beatriz Torcato has eyes for him; but he is riveted by elusive motorcyclist Andre Barbosa.
In Portuguese with English subtitles
The Sex Garage
Fred Halsted, 1972, U.S., 35m, DCP
This short film by Halsted (L.A. Plays Itself) traffics in gearheads and erotica, and the explicit commingling of same.