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Saturday, August 26 • 5:15pm - 6:51pm
Princess Cyd

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Princess Cyd
Directed by Stephen Cone
USA, Narrative, 96 minutes

Nine years after a cryptic family disaster, 16-year-old Cyd arrives in Chicago to spend the summer with her aunt Miranda, a famous author. The film moves meditatively, as Cyd and Miranda come to understand each other and Cyd processes the losses in her family. Meanwhile, Cyd explores her gender and sexual identity with Katie, who she meets and quickly forms a close relationship with. Skillfully written and directed by SHOUT/Sidewalk all-star alum, Stephen Cone, Princess Cyd is a beautiful, ruminative exploration of romantic, familial, and self love.
- Kate Michel

Saturday, August 26th
5:15 PM
ASFA Dorothy Jemison Day Theater
Admission included with VIP, Weekend, and Saturday Day Passes. Premium Single Tickets also available.
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Saturday August 26, 2017 5:15pm - 6:51pm CDT
ASFA: Dorothy Jemison Day