Halloween 1987

2022 | 14 min | USA


All Meg wants is the perfect Halloween couples costume, but for Cory dressing like their girlfriend will be something they never forget.


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QBURGH MAGAZINE: Reel Q, Pittsburgh’s annual LGBTQ+ film festival and one of the oldest LGBTQ+ film festivals in the world, will be hosting the world premiere of Halloween 1987. The film is based on the memoir of Jenny Jae Cory of Towanda, Pennsylvania. READ...

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 Directed by Hansen Bursic | Produced by Kenagh Babcock | Starring Derek Van Holmes as “Cory” | Isabella Conrad as “Meg” | Director of Photography Mad Bishop | Editor Eric McKelvey | Production Designer Chris Andricola


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