Strange Attractions
There are No Direct Flights from New York to Marseille
Home NewsFilmsCompany ProfileFilmmaker BioProfessional AreaLinksContact
Written and Directed by Peter Friedman
Assistant Director/Co-editor Florence Fradelizi
Commissioned by Christoph Jorg for ARTE-France
Produced by Philip Brooks and Laurent Bocahut
A Production of Dominant 7, Paris
49 minutes
To the filmmaker, a New Yorker, Marseille seems like a terrible place to be gay. But from the inside, things arenít so simple. This poetic portrait of an exotic city, combines personal diary footage and portraits of local activists.
Screened at:
  • The Jerusalem International Film Festival
  • The Rotterdam International Film Festival
  • The Paris Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
  • Independentís Night at the Walter Reade Theatre, New York City
  • The Black Maria Film Festival (New Jersey)
How to Buy:
for Sales and Licensing contact