My New Roommate

Ariella Pahlke and Michael Frank

1993, 11:00 minutes, colour, English


Michael moves in with Ariella for several months. He doesn't know anyone in town, but often arrives at home with stories of sexual adventures that happen on his way into town or back, or between errands in Halifax. As this is much the opposite of what's going on in Ariella's life at the time, she is intrigued, but also puzzled. Michael's cruising stories capture her curiousity and they often talk, but one day when he comes home she's equipped with an alter ego and a video camera.

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Critical Writing

Pahlke debuts video at Peggy's Festival: Queer Video and Film...
by Elissa Barnard. The Mail-Star, June 11, 1994.