|Fri 28th Sep||7.45pm|
|Sun 30th Sep||7.45pm|
|Tues 2nd Oct||7.45pm|
Dir: Desiree Akhavan | USA | 2018 | 91 mins
Cast: Chloë Grace Moretz, Sasha Lane, Forrest Goodluck, Jennifer Ehle
Appropriate Behaviour director Desiree Akhavan’s outstanding adaptation of Emily Danforth’s novel depicts the horrifying reality of conversion therapy, colloquially known as ‘pray away the gay’. 1993: Cameron (Chloë Grace Moretz) finds herself packed off to a teen gay conversion retreat. Falling in with the ‘bad kids’, Adam (Forrest Goodluck) and ‘Jane Fonda’ (Sasha Lane), she attends sessions with Dr. Marsh (Jennifer Ehle) and guitar-playing Reverend Rick (John Gallagher Jr), and learns, despite the facility’s stated aims, how to navigate and survive an intolerant world. It’s an important film – sad, gripping, tender and profoundly humane.
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