Reeling 2009, the second-oldest LGBT film festival in the world, will run Nov. 5-15 in Chicago, according to a press release.
Reeling will take place at Landmark’s Century Centre Cinema, 2828 N. Clark; Film Row Cinema, 1104 S. Wabash; Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport; and the festival’s home base at Chicago Filmmakers, 5243 N. Clark. Additional venues will be confirmed at a later date.
This year’s opening-night film will be The Big Gay Musical, which features a cast of Broadway talent; the closing-night movie will be Evgeny Afineevsky’s Oy Vey! My Son is Gay!!, which features Lainie Kazan, Bruce Vilanch, Carmen Electra, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy‘s Jai Rodriguez and Vincent Pastore from The Sopranos, among others.
The festival’s complete line-up will be announced the week of Sept. 28. Tickets will be available for purchase beginning in October; see www.reelingfilmfestival.org .