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Totally F***ed Up

Thu, Oct 3 / 7 pm

Dir. Gregg Araki
Starring James Duval, Roko Belic, and Susan Behshid
78 min.

First in the Teenage Apocalypse trilogy, Totally F***ed Up (1993) follows the intertwining lives of six young gay and lesbian characters through a Godardian structure of fifteen separately titled sections. In this film, Araki creates a vivid portrait of everyday adolescent pressures compounded by a host of extraordinary burdens: AIDS, homophobia, gay bashing, parental rejection, and escalating gay teen suicide rates.

 

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