Daddy and the Muscle Academy

Sunday, April 9, 2023
3:00 pm–5:00 pm
Harry and Mildred Remis Auditorium (Auditorium 161)
Ticket Required

Directed by Ilppo Pohjola (Finland, 1991, 55 min.). Finnish and English with English subtitles.

Tom of Finland is one of the gay world’s few authentic icons. His drawings have had an enormous influence on gay identity. Tom’s ultimate leather men are known and seen everywhere. They are symbols of gay pride and friendship. This documentary includes some titillating “enactments” inspired by Tom’s artwork.

Stay tuned after the film for a panel discussion moderated by Mr. New England Leather 2022.

Preceded by:

The Holey Grail
Directed by by Ethan Folk and Ty Wardwell (Germany, 2022, 6 min.). English.

It’s trial by goblet for this horny cup bearer on his first day. Madame is thirsty and he’d better not spill a drop!

Also preceded by:

Directed by Kilian Feusi, Jessica Meier, and Sujanth Ravichandran (Switzerland, 2022, 4 min.). No dialogue.

Bob the plumber is hired to fix a broken pipe. To his surprise, the job is at a gay fetish club.

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Wheelchair accessible

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