In the meantime, Jorges best friend, Israel, is struggling with his sexual identity. Israel and Jorge spend time together hanging out on a rooftop, where they spy on a mas-sage parlor and discover that Israels estranged father is a customer of a male masseuse therein. Its an examination of what happens when individual desires are suppressed and ignored because of family obligations.
DarkBlueAlmostBlack runs at 2:15, 4:35, 7:05 and 9:20 p.m.; tickets are $5.75 to $8.75. For information, visit www.denverfilm.org or call 303-595-3456
Dec. 28-Jan. 3, 2007