All Genders, Lifestyles, and Identities Film Festival August 22-25
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Anything (w/director and producer Skype Q & A)

  • Alamo South Lamar 1800 South Lamar Boulevard Austin, TX, 78704 United States (map)

Texas Premiere

Tickets: $10 (ON SALE SOON)

Early Landry (John Carroll Lynch) is a paragon of human kindness and decency. Grief-stricken over the recent death of his wife, Early moves from Mississippi to Los Angeles and, despite the objections of his overprotective sister (Maura Tierney), into a run-down apartment complex in Hollywood. He is a welcome presence in his new environment, and quickly finds himself in an intense friendship with his neighbor Freda (Matt Bomer), but the simplicity of their shared loneliness and growing affection must be reconciled with the complexity of their disparate backgrounds. Executive produced by Mark Ruffalo, as non-judgmental as its southern protagonist, writer/director Timothy McNeil’s debut feature is a deceptively quiet love story and an all too timely parable on the pressing need to bridge barriers and find common ground.

Skype Q & A to follow the screening w/ writer & director Timothy McNeil and Associate Producer Kylene K.Steele.

“A pleasingly quiet, small-scaled drama about love between strangers and siblings, solidarity between lonely Angelenos and the transformative power of kindness… “Anything” sneaks up on you with sharp stabs of humor and surprising depth of feeling.” -Jon Frosch, Hollywood Reporter

Dir. Timothy McNeil, 2017, USA, 94 min, DCP