The Cape Ann Community Cinema and NorthShoreLesbian.com have partnered to bring you a monthly screening of LGBT films right here on the North Shore of Massachusetts.
For our kickoff event – Reaching for the Moon has been nominated for a GLAAD Media Award in the category of OUTSTANDING FILM in Limited Release.
This sumptuous English-language ‘50s period piece recounts the mid-life years of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop (a MA native, played by Miranda Otto, Lord of the Rings) when she left America to live and write in Rio de Janiero — where she would also fall in love with well-off architect Lota de Macedo Soares (butched up to the hilt by beautifully handsome Brazilian TV star Gloria Pires). Initial hostilities between the pair make way for a complicated yet long-lasting love affair that dramatically alters Bishop’s relationship to the world around her.
From renowned Brazilian director Bruno Barreto (Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands), Reaching for the Moon is an intimate snapshot of the search for inspiration, wherever and however you find it.
FILMS: $10.00 ADULTS * $8.50 STUDENTS & SENIORS (60+) * $7.00 MEMBERS