Thom Fitzgerald sharpens Three Needles

By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com July 04 2003 12:00 AM ET

Variety columnist Army Archerd reports that out Canadian director Thom Fitzgerald (The Hanging Garden, Beefcake) has just finished shooting his latest film, Three Needles. The movie deals with the smuggling of needles in AIDS-plagued Africa and reunites Fitzgerald with Olympia Dukakis, who also stars in Fitzgerald's upcoming film The Event, which will open later this year after hitting several gay and lesbian film festivals this summer.