Pushing Dead - TWIST Centerpiece Film

Sunday  16 October  2016  8:15 PM    Sunday  16 October  2016 10:15 PM
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“AIDS” and “comedy” are seldom two words one expects to belong together. But San Francisco–based director Tom E. Brown and his dedicated cast and crew have pulled it off with PUSHING DEAD, a quirky look at disjointed lives and the daily struggle for survival we all go through.

Dan Schauble (James Roday, Psych), an HIV-positive writer, struggles to get access to his medication because of a ludicrous roadblock in the pharmacy system that would enrage even the most patient person. Equally frustrating is the rejection Dan’s status elicits in the dating world. His roommate Paula (Emmy nominee Robin Weigert, Deadwood) is experiencing an absence of intimacy herself, and so develops a strange connection with a stuffed monkey. Dan’s boss Bob (award-winning LETHAL WEAPON icon Danny Glover) is having unrelenting quarrels with his wife Dot (Khandi Alexander, Tremé). Dan’s increasingly surreal fight against the pharmacy’s red tape leaves him with no other option but to keep at it, while admirably remaining a support system for the people he loves. More than just an everyday comedy, PUSHING DEAD is a relatable drama about keeping it together and finding moments of magic wherever you can.

Also, don’t miss director Tom Brown’s delightfully entertaining short comedy, TRADESMAN’S EXIT, playing in the BOYS SHORTS program.

Sponsored by Caliber Home Loans, Inc. and AHF Seattle. Food provided by Sizzle Pie, beverages by Two Beers Brewing Co. and Seattle Cider Company. Tickets on sale by September 15!

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Egyptian Theater
805 E Pine Street, Seattle, 98122, WA, United States

TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival Commento inserito tramite Facebook
-- 16/10/2016 18:19
Today's PUSHING DEAD Centerpiece screening (and reception) has been moved to the Broadway Performance Hall directly across Pine Street from the Egyptian Theatre. See you at the movies! #TWISTfilmfest

TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival Commento inserito tramite Facebook
-- 14/10/2016 23:35
Coming to PUSHING DEAD this Sunday AND own a #Subaru? Then Carter Subaru's got your parking covered at the Seattle Central College garage (right across from the Egyptian) if you come in your #Subaru vehicle! #TWISTfilmfest #queeritup #LGBTQ+
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Egyptian Theater
805 E Pine Street, Seattle, 98122, WA, United States
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