Pogo screening: Shortbus
September 12, 2011 19:30Tagged as: gender
Pogo Cafe, 76 Clarence Rd, E5 8HB
Shortbus is a 2006 comedy-drama film written and directed by John Cameron Mitchell. The plot revolves around a sexually diverse ensemble of emotionally challenged characters trying desperately to connect in New York City.
The characters converge in a weekly Brooklyn artistic/sexual salon loosely inspired by various underground NYC gatherings that took place in the early 2000's. According to Mitchell, the film attempts to "employ sex in new cinematic ways", and it includes a variety of explicit scenes of sexuality.