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

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