TIGLFF Review: The Happy Sad

Acted with nuance and intelligence by an attractive cast (including Keith Carradine’s daughter Sorel, Charlie Barnett of NBC’s Chicago Fire and the wonderful Maria Dizzia of Orange Is the New Black), The Happy Sad centers on a black gay male couple and a white heterosexual couple whose lives and loves intersect in funny, sexy, sometimes heartbreaking ways. Director Rodney Evans (Brother to Brother) explores a world of shifting sexual identity where the lines seem to have blurred — but not, as one character says, without consequences. Opening Night Film, Fri. Oct. 4, 8 p.m, free admission.

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