WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — OUT at the Movies will screen “The Way He Looks” on Aug. 9, 7 p.m., at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, ACE Theatre, 1533 S. Main St.

The presentation marks the southeastern U.S. premiere of the film which hails from Brazil. Its original screening was at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival in February 2014 where it won the FIPRESCI Prize for Best Feature Film in panorama and the Teddy Award for Best LGBT-themed feature.

Written by Daniel Ribeiro, the story revolves around blind teenager Leonardo who becomes enamored with Gabriel, a new arrival at this school. It stars Ghilherme Lobo as Leonardo and Fabio Audi as Gabriel. It serves as a coming-of-age study of someone who seeks more independence while amidst the travails of vulnerability.


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