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Eban and Charley

Film/Video

Eban and Charley

James Bolton, 2000

GLBT F/V 5

<p>GLBT F/V 5 is a festival of eight films screened in three days highlighting gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered themes.</p></b><p>Note:<b>A separate ticket is required for each film.</b>Some films contain adult material.</p><p>Presented in association with<b>Ohio State's Office of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Student Services.</b>Thanks to Brett Beemyn, Coordinator, for his help with this series.</p>

Fri, Apr 26, 2002 9 PM

"A demonically pensive . . . Bergmanesque work."--Gus Van Sant

Named Best Narrative at Chicago's Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, Eban and Charley touches on the sensitive issue of intergenerational relationships-in this case, between Eban, a 29-year-old ex-soccer coach who returns to his parents' home on the Oregon coast, and Charley, the lonely 15-year-old boy he meets there.

First-time director Bolton tells their story in all its emotional complexity, opting for understatement rather than sensationalism. With an evocative score by Stephin Merritt of Magnetic Fields. (86 mins.)

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