Win a Shadowlands Paperback

Win an autographed Shadowlands paperback by following two easy steps at the bottom of this post!

Introducing an experimental film from first time feature director Charlie David SHADOWLANDS.  Shadowlands will premiere as one of the Centerpiece films at qFLIX Film Festival in Philadelphia on Wednesday, March 21st at 7:15pm.  If you’re in the Philadelphia area, come out and meet some of the cast and crew including Charlie David, Nico Stagias, David Robert Moore, Nicolas James Wilson, Vasilios Filippakis, Sean C. Dwyer and Natasha Balakrishnan.  You can get tickets here.

The film which is made up of three unique stories was inspired by the short story anthology of the same title.  All the stories have a homoerotic nature as well as diving into elements that are supernatural, suspenseful and eerie.  We’ve shared one of the short stories from the Shadowlands paperback previously in this post with the story titled October 13th.

Shadowlands explores love in three stories – a narcissist grasping to comprehend it, a couple renegotiating a relationship, and star-crossed lovers mourning its loss.

Shadowlands paperback Narcissus
The film begins in 1928 with Alex, a plastic surgeon hell-bent on perfection, hosting a house party with an assortment of colorful guests. Amid romantic misfires it becomes apparent that the only person Alex is interested in is himself. 

Shadowlands paperback Mating Season
Oscar Moreno and Nicolas James Wilson in Shadowlands ‘Mating Season’

Fast forward to 1951 and a gay military couple exploring the idea of opening their relationship while on a remote camping trip when they encounter a mysterious stranger.

Shadowlands paperback Pygmalion Revisited
Marc Devigne and Charlie David in Shadowlands ‘Pygmalion Revisited’

The stories conclude in 2018 with a painter who in mourning the loss of his lover, becomes obsessed with creating a realistic painting of him. The resulting piece is so beautiful and life like that he is drawn under its spell.

You can learn more about the painter’s story in this post about the film of Pygmalion Revisited. 

Shadowlands paperback

Enter a draw to win an autographed Shadowlands paperback by writing a review for one of Charlie David’s  books Boy Midflight , Shadowlands Mulligans on Amazon or an online bookseller of your choice.  Take a screen shot of your review and email then with your name and mailing address by Friday, April 20th to [email protected]

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