Friday, September 18, 2015

Fall Film Festivals

There are several film festivals coming this fall which might be of interest to area families and LGBTQ people.

REWIND: Celebering 20 Years of LGBT Film - September 19-20, 2015 at The Vashon Theater - The DoVE Project and Three Dollar Bill Cinema present award-winning and audience favorites from the past 20 years of the Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival. CLICK HERE

Port Townsend Film Festival - September 25-27, 2015 in Port Townsend - There are a few LGBTQ films that are being screen including: Back on Board: Greg Louganis, a documentary about the Olympic swimmer and how he has dealt with coming out and being HIV+. Screens Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at Rosebud Cinema. Fourth Man Out is a film about a small-town mechanic coming out in a blue collar town. Screens Friday, September 25, 2015 at 9:00 p.m. at Key City Public Theatre and Saturday, September 26, 2015 at Noon at The Starlight Room. CLICK HERE

20th Annual Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival - October 8-28, 2015 at the Egyptian Theater, Northwest Film Forum, and Pacific Place theater in Seattle - Three Dollar Bill Cinema presents a wild and provocative collection of films from around the world. Some highlights are shown below.  CLICK HERE 

Real Queer Youth Shorts collection at 12:30 p.m. on October 17, 2015. These shorts are The Real Queer Youth program, a local video production and media literacy training program for LGBTQ youth and allies ages 13-20 in Seattle. CLICK HERE

Gayby Baby is an Australian film which plays at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 18, 2015. Recently boycotted by a school in Australia, the film is a moving portrait of four kids—Gus, Ebony, Matt, and Graham—growing up in same-sex families. This honest documentary is told from the kids’ point of view as they deal with everyday life, whether that be developing a love for wrestling, learning to read, or handling issues in school. CLICK HERE


September Meeting - Back to School

Our next Kitsap PFLAG meeting is Monday, September 21 at 6:30 p.m.
We will be discussing our experiences with schools and resources which can help LGBTQ youth navigate the new school year. Kitsap PFLAG meetings are open parents, friends, families, and allies of the local LGBTQ community.
We are meeting at the Family of God Lutheran Church at the corner of Central Valley Road and Fairgrounds Road in East Bremerton.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

June Meeting - Film Screening

Kitsap PFLAG will be screening the film "Faces and Facets of Transgender Experience" at our meeting on Monday the 15th.
This short documentary by the Boulder, CO PFLAG folks shares the stories of 18 transgender people and their families. It is a moving look at the issues that transgender people can face with their families and coworkers.
 Check out the link for more information about the film.
http://pflagboulder.org/pflag-resources/faces-facets


We will start the film at 6:45 p.m. and then have a discussion afterwards (~ 7:15 p.m).
The meeting is in our usual place - the library at Family of God Lutheran Church in East Bremerton. Everyone is welcome.