First Look: DILEMMA OF DESIRE, CITY SO REAL at AFI Docs

First Look: DILEMMA OF DESIRE, CITY SO REAL at AFI Docs

Steve James' CITY SO REAL and Maria Finitzo's THE DILEMMA OF DESIRE will be streaming as official selections of AFI DOCS Film Festival Online. Here is your first look at both of these highly anticipated documentary projects...

Cliteracy and THE DILEMMA OF DESIRE

After having its world premiere thwarted by the cancellation of SXSW, Maria Finitzo, Cynthia Kane, and Diane Quon are thrilled to announce the US Digital Festival premiere of THE DILEMMA OF DESIRE at the AFI DOCS International Film Festival this Sunday, June 21st. The entire festival is virtual, meaning your ticket purchase gets you a link to screen the film in your home anytime on the 21st.

After you screen the film, be sure to jump on Instagram at 8pm ET on June 21st for a live Q&A with director Maria Finitzo, cliteracy artist Sophia Wallace, and sex toy designer and CRAVE co-founder Ti Chang, moderated by filmmaker Toni Bell.

Here is your first look at THE DILEMMA OF DESIRE:

Oscar Nominee's Latest Addition to His Portrait of Chicago

Steve James CITY SO REAL made its World Premiere at the Sundance Film Festival to rave reviews. An impressionistic, mosaic portrait of current-day Chicago which delivers a deep, multifaceted look into the soul of America’s third-largest city, set against the backdrop of its history-making 2019 mayoral campaign. Four episodes will be screening online from June 18 through the 21st, click here to purchase your ticket.

Here is an exclusive preview of CITY SO REAL for you. In Episode 1, community members from Chicago's south side protest the police killing of local barber Harieth Augustus.

CSR_EP1: Harieth Augustus Vigil & Protest from Kartemquin Films on Vimeo.

To unlock a film at AFI DOCS, you must have either a Screening Pass – which gives you access to watch films in the Features, Cinema’s Legacy, Shorts or Episodic sections for no additional cost – or you can “unlock” (aka get a ticket for) individual films by clicking here.