The Most Unknowable Thing, Directed by Mary Patierno, United States, FLORIDA PREMIERE
Lesbian filmmaker Mary Patierno
began following her
gay brother David around with a camera crew when she
found out he
was HIV positive.In an attempt to come to terms with his illness, she delves into his relationship with his boyfriend Carlos, the complete collapse of the affair - and David's surprising marriage to Connie, a single mother with two children, who happens to be his chiropractor.
This complex and extraordinarily crafted documentary takes a number of other remarkable turns over the five years of its filming, leaving the viewer to ponder over and overthe meaning of commitment, of family, of life, and of death.Winner of Outstanding Documentary awards at Outfest/Los Angeles and Reel Affirmations/Washington, DC gay and lesbian film festivals. Director Mary Patierno
will attend the screening and discuss her
work with the audience.