Straight Up

Director: James Sweeney
Magnolia :: Narrative Features
Running Time:95:00 minutes
Event Date(s)
4:15 PM
Thursday, November 14
Thalian Main
10:00 AM
Saturday, November 16
Thalian Main

An OCD gay twentysomething finds his intellectual soul mate in a struggling actress.


James Sweeney grew up near the Yellow Rock in Eagle River, Alaska. His previous short films include Normal Doors and Long Time Distance, a segment of the anthology Bushwick Beats. Straight Up is his feature debut. Sweeney is based in Los Angeles, though he rarely leaves the valley.

Screening with:
Pep Talk
Director: Rachel Wolther / 4:38
Coach O’Neill peps herself up before her big pep talk.