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    In The Family (World Cinema)

    Friday, November 09, 2012   |   7:00pm - 9:00pm


    World Cinema
    Friday, November 9 at 7pm
    Saturday, November 10 at 7pm
    Sunday, November 11 at 7pm
    Milwaukee Premiere! $6/5/4
    (Patrick Wang, USA, 169 min, 3 5mm, 2011)
    In the town of Martin, Tennessee, Chip Hines, a prec ocious six year old, has only known life with his two dads, Cody and Joey. And a good life it is. When Cody dies suddenly in a car accident, Joey and Chip struggle to find their footing again. Just as they begin to, Cody's w ill reveals that he named his sister as Chip's guardian. The years of Joey's acceptance into the family unravel as Chip is taken away from him. In his n ow solitary home life, Joey searches for a solution. The law is not on his side, but friends are. Armed with their comfort and inspired by memories of Cody, Joey finds a path to peace with the family and closer to his son. Th is deeply humanistic, profoundly touching work representing independent cin ema at its finest is a film not to be missed. Co-sponsored by the Milwau kee LGBT Film/Video Festival