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31st Toronto Jewish Film Festival June 1 - 11, 2023

Friday Night Adventure


Sponsored By

The Leonard Wolinsky Foundation

Screening Information

September 21 – October 15
TJFF Virtual Cinema

Film Details

Country Canada
Year 1976
Running Time 30 MIN
Language English
Director Frank Vitale

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The first gay-positive drama made for Canadian television, Friday Night Adventure stars Saul Rubinek as a young man who takes elaborate precautions to keep his homosexuality hidden. However, his affair with an older man from the corporate world makes him question his secrecy. This episode of an anthology series is directed by Frank Vitale, who had made Montreal Main a couple years earlier, and written by Richard Benner, who would go on to write and direct the smash hit, Outrageous!.

Presentation Details

Pre-recorded Q & A Saul Rubinek and Director Frank Vitale, in conversation with Brian Bradley, author of Outrageous Misfits: Female Impersonator Craig Russell and His Wife, Lori Russell Eadie.