The fifth annual Inside Out Ottawa-Gatineau LGBT Film and Video Festival is currently underway, running until Nov 20.
Among the films screening is Weekend, the breakout film by director Andrew Haigh.
The movie tells the story of two guys who hook up and spend the weekend having sex, drinking and doing drugs. The film has picked up numerous awards, including the Best Feature Audience Award at the Toronto LGBT Festival and a special award from Montreal’s Image + Nation festival for the lead actors.
Xtra‘s Peter Knegt interviewed the director. Below is a video report.
For more information on the Ottawa-Gatineau LGBT Film Festival click here.