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"Boys Don't Cry" at Cinema Paradiso

"Boys Don't Cry": Hilary Swank won an Oscar for her lead performance in this 1999 drama about Brandon Teena, a small-town Nebraska charmer whose life is destroyed when it is discovered that he is actually a biological she, born Teena Brandon. The story is based on the best seller "All She Wanted" by Aphrodite Jones, who will introduce this Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival screening at 7 p.m. at Cinema Paradiso (503 SE Sixth St., Fort Lauderdale). Tickets: $7, $12 (including VIP reception). Info: 954-525-3456, — Ben Crandell

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