Elton John biopic ROCKETMAN will kick off this year’s 29th annual Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival (Inside Out), and the festival will close with the Canadian premiere of the Sundance crowd-pleaser LATE NIGHT.
Zen in the Ice Rift (Zen sul ghiaccio sottile)
NAME OF FILM: ZEN IN THE ICE RIFT (ZEN SUL GHIACCIO SOTTILE)
DIRECTOR(S): Margherita Ferri
STARRING: Fabrizia Sacchi
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: Zen is a rowdy 16-year-old living in a small village on top of the Italian Apennines. Despite being a rising star on the local hockey team, they can’t seem to connect with anyone. The only time Zen isn’t alone is when being bullied at school or during hockey practice. In fact, they seem destined to make a high school career out of their loneliness, until Vanessa comes along. As the hockey team captain’s beautiful girlfriend, Vanessa seems to have it all, yet she shares Zen’s feelings of being misunderstood. But there just might be hope for them as they embark on what becomes an unexpected friendship.