Filmmaker magazine named Isidore Bethel one of the “25 New Faces of Independent Film” last year. We’re honored to host him in Chicago this week for a special screening of his new film Acts of Love, a docu-fiction hybrid story about make sexuality he co-directed with Francis Leplay. The Hollywood Reporter called Acts of Love, which was shot in Chicago, an “exciting, genre-bending film” that “stands out in its exploration of attraction, desire, sex and intimacy.”
Get your tickets now to see this innovative film, as well as a live Q&A with Bethel and actor Ed Sanderson following the screening, on Tuesday Oct. 19 at 8:30pm.
What’s the last great film you’ve seen?
Jordan Lord’s Shared Resources
Where’s your favorite spot to sit in a movie theatre?
Third row from the screen, right in the middle.
What’s your favorite movie theatre snack and/or drink?
Ice cream and a beer.
Who should play you in a movie about your life?
Someone who would approach the situations I’ve experienced totally differently from how I have.
What’s your favorite Chicago food staple?
I had Al’s Italian beef once and it was an experience. I can’t remember if it was dipped or wet.
What does it mean to you to be back seeing movies in a theatre alongside fellow movie-lovers?
It’s about being able to hear your neighbors breathe, gasp, chuckle, whisper, shift in their seats.