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Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!!
Directed by Evgeny Afineevsky
Produced by Evgeny Afineevsky
Svetlana Anufrieva
Rich Cowan
Igor Zektser
Alexei Diveyeff-Tserkovny
Written by Evgeny Afineevsky
Joseph Goldman
Martin Guigui
Starring Lainie Kazan
Saul Rubinek
Vincent Pastore
John Lloyd Young
Jai Rodriguez
Bruce Vilanch
Carmen Electra
Music by Lilo Fedida
Eddie Grimberg
Cinematography Peter N. Green
Edited by Michael Southworth
Production
company
New Generation Films
North by Northwest Entertainment
Oy Vey My Son Is Gay Productions
Distributed by New Generation Films
Turtles Crossing
Release dates
  • August 29, 2009 (2009-08-29) (Montreal World Film Festival)
  • December 24, 2010 (2010-12-24) (United States)
Running time 91 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $89,507 (US)[1]

Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!! is a 2009 comedy film directed, written and produced by Evgeny Afineevsky which stars Lainie Kazan, Saul Rubinek, Vincent Pastore, John Lloyd Young, Jai Rodriguez, Bruce Vilanch, and Carmen Electra.[2] The theme song, "The Word Is Love" is written by Desmond Child and performed by Lulu. "The Word is Love" was contending for nominations in the Original Song category for the 82nd Academy Awards.[3]

Awards[edit]

  • Official Selection 26th annual Boston LGBT Film Fest 2010
  • Charlotte Gay & Lesbian Film Festival 2010
    • Festival Special Award
  • Official Selection Filmfest Hamburg 2010
  • FilmOut 2010
    • Best Actress in a Feature Film – Lainie Kazan
    • Best Direction – Evgeny Afineevsky
    • Best Narrative Feature - Evgeny Afineevsky / Svetlana Anufrieva
    • Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Saul Rubinek
    • Freedom Award – Ensemble Cast in a Feature Film
  • Fire Island Pines International Film Festival 2009
    • Spotlight Award - Evgeny Afineevsky
  • Fort Worth Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival 2010
    • Rising Star Award – Evgeny Afineevsky
  • 13 Annual Jewish Film Festival In Miami 2010
    • Audience Award for Best Feature Film
  • LesGaiCineMad – Madrid International LGTB Film Festival 2010
    • Special PUBLICO Award LesGaiCineFamilia (Special Audience Award LesGaiCineFamilia)
  • 24th Festival Mix Milano 2010
    • Premio speciale del pubblico (The Audience Award)
  • Monaco Charity Film Festival 2008
    • Award for Best Original Comedy Screenplay - Evgeny Afineevsky
  • Official Selection Montreal World Film Festival 2009
  • Official Selection 32 Moscow International Film Festival
  • New York International Independent Film & Video Festival 2009
    • Best Ensemble Cast in a Feature Film Award
    • Audience Award for Best Feature Film
  • 6th Philadelphia QFEST 2010
    • Audience Award winner - Best Comedic Feature
  • Official Selection 28th Reeling Chicago Film Festival 2009
  • Official Selection Rochester ImageOut 2010
  • Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival 2010
    • Outreach Award – Evgeny Afineevsky
  • Official Selection 19th Tokyo International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival 2010
  • 25th Turin LGBT Film Festival 2010
    • Audience Award for Best Comedy Feature Film
  • WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival 2008 & 2010
    • Best Comedy - Adaptation or Original Screenplay - Evgeny Afineevsky
    • First Directors Crystal Vision Special Jury Award - Evgeny Afineevsky
    • Silver Remi Award - Evgeny Afineevsky
    • Special Jury Rising Star Award - Evgeny Afineevsky

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oy Vey! My Son is Gay! (2010)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Oy Vey! My Son is Gay! Movie in Theaters November 6". Diversity News (Diversity News Publications). 2009-11-04. Retrieved 2010-09-25. 
  3. ^ "63 Original Songs Tune Up For 2009 Oscar®". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 16 December 2009. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 

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Broadway World
Wed, 14 May 2014 10:37:30 -0700

Breaking Glass Pictures is excited to announce the June 10, 2014 DVD release of the romantic comedy Oy Vey! My Son is Gay! Oy Vey stars Lainie Kazan (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), Saul Rubinek ("Warehouse 13"), Vincent Pastore ("The Sopranos"), John ...
 
TheBacklot
Tue, 11 Jun 2013 11:51:10 -0700

... to Lainie Kazan, the latter of whom costarred with him in the cute indie comedy Oy Vey, My Son Is Gay!! Though that movie was released in 2010, director Evgeny Afineevsky has launched an Indiegogo campaign to garner the film some greater distribution.
 
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
Wed, 29 May 2013 12:25:24 -0700

Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!!”, a completed indie comedy, needs your help to spread our message of “Love Is Love”. Help this award-winning film secure distribution in theaters nationwide! “Oy Vey!” is a heartwarming and inspirational story following a ...

OUTTAKE VOICES (blog)

OUTTAKE VOICES (blog)
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 02:44:41 -0700

Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay! was produced by Russian filmmaker Eugeny Afineevsky & he feels there's no time better than now to spread the message that love is love out into the world. With recent news of the horrendous anti gay bill passing through the lower ...

Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal
Thu, 19 Jun 2014 13:53:32 -0700

However remarkable Mr. Young may have been in the original Broadway show (which I didn't see), he lacks experience as a movie actor; in his only feature before this, "Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!," he was notable for his earnestness. All of which raises ...

LGBT Weekly

LGBT Weekly
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:27:55 -0700

The actor, model and recording artist was speaking from a secret location in London, where our sources tell us the star of the Scary Movie film franchise, Cheaper by the Dozen 2 and Oy Vey, My Son is Gay – to name just a few titles from her filmography ...
 
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Thu, 03 Jul 2014 00:18:45 -0700

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MiamiHerald.com (blog)
Sun, 07 Aug 2011 18:16:34 -0700

Russian-born writer-director Evgeny Afineevsky presented his new film, Oy Vey! My Son is Gay! Sunday afternoon at Temple Beth Am in Pinecrest. Oy Vey! My Son is Gay! at Temple Beth Am 021 Hundreds of congregants and supporters turned out to ...
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