IFC and IFC Films Celebrate “Y Tu Mama Tambien” and a John Sayles Retrospective

IFC Presents Sexy Cinema on Friday, April 5 to Sunday, April 7 and Saturday Night With Sayles on Saturday, April 13

The Independent Film Channel (IFC) and IFC Films, the theatrical distribution arm of the company, have collaborated to provide cutting-edge independent films on-air and in theaters. Commemorating IFC Films’ theatrical premiere of “Y Tu Mama Tambien,” the sexy road-trip movie about best friends who find themselves on an unexpected journey of discovery and desire, IFC will present Sexy Cinema, a collection of films tempting enough to whet anyone’s appetite, airing
Friday, April 5 to Sunday, April 7 beginning at 8:00PM/ET. Recently nominated for a Golden Globe and winner of the Venice Film Festival Best Screenplay, “Y Tu Mama Tambien” hits theaters in New York and Los Angeles on Friday, March 15.

Additionally, in conjunction with IFC Films‘ upcoming John Saylesretrospective film tour, IFC presents Saturday Night with Sayles, an all-night tribute, airing April 13 at 8:00PM/ET on the network (see page 2 for on-air schedule). The IFC Films showcase tour, featuring “Lianna,” “Return of the Secaucus 7” and “The Brother from Another Planet,” will begin March 8 at the South-by-Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas. Also included on the tour are stops at the Taos Talking Pictures in Taos, New Mexico; The Detroit Institute of Art; The Philadelphia Film Festival; and screenings at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in June.

The Sexy Cinema line-up, airs Friday, April 5 to Sunday, April beginning at 8:00PM/ET includes:

Damage (1992) – Directed by Louis Malle
Airs Friday, April 5 at 8:00PM/ET
Doctor Stephen Fleming (Jeremy Irons) falls passionately in love with his son’s fianc

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