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Come To Raindance For... LGBT Stories

Come To Raindance For... LGBT Stories | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

As a celebration of independent film, Raindance Film Festival aims to showcase the most groundbreaking and memorable stories out there. At our LGBT strand, we celebrate the work of filmmakers from around the world to examine the everyday life, complexity and diversity of the LGBT experience.

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9-day Kaleidoscope Festival offers movies, LGBT culture

9-day Kaleidoscope Festival offers movies, LGBT culture | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The Kaleidoscope Film Festival in its third year has morphed and expanded into an LGBT arts and culture festival.
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Asian-American LGBT film BABY STEPS Schedules DVD and BluRay Release

Asian-American LGBT film BABY STEPS Schedules DVD and BluRay Release | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
This engaging Taiwanese-U.S. dramedy is an homage to Ang Lee's cross-cultural classic The Wedding Banquet, including an Asian-Caucasian gay couple, th
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Syrian-born gay man adds his perspective to SF Jewish Film Fest screening

Syrian-born gay man adds his perspective to SF Jewish Film Fest screening | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Syrian-born Subhi Nahas knows he is lucky to be alive. A gay man, he understood that his life was in danger every moment in his homeland. Nahas, who now lives in San Francisco, joined the July 22 panel discussion that followed screenings of two films on the topic of refugees, past and present.

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"Families Like Yours" Documentary Celebrates LGBT Families At World Premiere

"Families Like Yours" Documentary Celebrates LGBT Families At World Premiere | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, is proud to announce the world premiere of Families Like Yours, a powerful documentary exploring the love, compassion, sacrifice, and success of LGBT families in America. Bristol-Myers Squibb, Dk Realizadores, NGLCC, and Wells Fargo underwrote the film's production. Deutsche Bank and Hilton presented the premiere screening in New York City on July 17, 2017.

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Gay NCAA Athlete Makes Moving Short Film About Gay Athlete Falling In Love

Gay NCAA Athlete Makes Moving Short Film About Gay Athlete Falling In Love | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Ryan Beene’s "In The Dark" features a gay college athlete falling in love for the first time.
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Highlights from 35 years of queer storytelling at Outfest Los Angeles

Highlights from 35 years of queer storytelling at Outfest Los Angeles | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Los Angeles' Outfest has been celebrating queer storytelling and storytellers since 1982.
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Silver screens turn a shade of pink in August for the 2017 Vancouver Queer Film Festival

Silver screens turn a shade of pink in August for the 2017 Vancouver Queer Film Festival | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The 2017 Vancouver Queer Film Festival features a line-up of more than 50 films in the annual curated festival celebrating queer cinema.
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'Evening Shadows' Trailer Raises Hopes of LGBT Community and Parents: Watch

'Evening Shadows' Trailer Raises Hopes of LGBT Community and Parents: Watch | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The trailer of Sridhar Rangayan’s upcoming feature film “Evening Shadows” (Surmaee Shaam) which was released recently at the 8th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival has gone viral with around

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Here TV’s Carol Support Group Makes World Premiere at Frameline Film Festival 2017

Here TV’s Carol Support Group Makes World Premiere at Frameline Film Festival 2017 | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Saturday, June 17, 2017, marks the world premiere of the short comedy Carol Support Group, a loving homage to Todd Haynes’s Oscar-nominated feature starring Cate Blanchett. The film is about a support group for people addicted to the movie Carol. The counseling session descends into mayhem, as superfan Blanche embodies lead character Carol Aird and lures her fellow addicts to temptation.

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Damn These Heels adds Sundance award winner to slate of its LGBT films

Damn These Heels adds Sundance award winner to slate of its LGBT films | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Fourteen more films have been selected for the 14th annual Damn These Heels Film Festival, the largest LGBTQ film festival in the Intermountain West — set to run July 14-16 at the Rose Wagner Performin
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SA director pulls out of Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival

SA director pulls out of Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
“It is impossible to look past the fact that the festival could serve as a diversion from the human rights violations being committed by the state of Israel”
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Documentary explores drug use and high-risk sex in London’s gay community

Documentary explores drug use and high-risk sex in London’s gay community | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The William Fairman and Max Gogerty documentary Chemsex depicts the lifestyles of gay men in London who engage in chemsex — sex that incorporates drug use. The film is tough to watch. It is uncensored and evokes fear and discomfort, as the film graphically depicts men having sex while using drugs. 

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How a film about Carnival captures the struggles and triumphs of LGBT Trinidadians

How a film about Carnival captures the struggles and triumphs of LGBT Trinidadians | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
In Play the Devil, I saw aspects of my own inner conflict on the road to acceptance of my sexuality A report by Natasha Barsotti for Xtra.   With bittersweetness, I watched Play the Devil lay out familiar panels of my birth island’s social, cultural and physical landscape. Director Maria Govan’s nuanced 90-minute narrative provides a glimpse of…
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This 24-Hour Gay Porn Pop-Up Theater Harkens Back to Pre-VHS Los Angeles

This 24-Hour Gay Porn Pop-Up Theater Harkens Back to Pre-VHS Los Angeles | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Beginning at midnight on Aug. 4, the NYC-based queer film collective Dirty Looks will host Sesión Continua, a "mixtape" of gay erotica an
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Black, gay and fearless: how Louis CK’s Check It subverts expectations

Black, gay and fearless: how Louis CK’s Check It subverts expectations | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
A documentary about a gay street gang is the natural successor to Paris is Burning and Tangerine
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Queer film festival addresses pressing issues of Korea’s LGBT community

Queer film festival addresses pressing issues of Korea’s LGBT community | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
On Thursday afternoon, the 17th Korea Queer Film Festival kicks off, the latest event in a monthlong program organized as part of the Korea Queer Culture Festival.Saturday’s gay pride parade proved a massive success, drawing a record 85,000 people to Seoul Plaza. The turnout apparently shows Korea becoming more understanding of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, and the organizers hope to buil
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God’s Own Country at PTown Film Fest

God’s Own Country at PTown Film Fest | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

I think I saw nine feature films plus some shorts at this year’s Provincetown International Film Festival in June—and an excellent bunch of movies it was. This is not a gay-themed festival, but—this being P’town—a healthy proportion (a third?) of the films on offer had an LGBT-theme. I saw four films in that genre…

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Gay author topic of former Salinan's documentary

Gay author topic of former Salinan's documentary | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Bill Weber couldn't believe a documentary had never been made about the life of Armistead Maupin, so he decided to make one himself.The former Salinan, who works as a film and video editor and documentary director in San Francisco, already was well aware of Maupin's fame in the city by the bay. In 1974, Maupin began writing a newspaper serial called "Tales of the City," telling the stories of eccentric characters who bond while living at a San Francisco boarding house owned by a pot-smoking
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Queercore: A Dirty History of the LGBTQ Movement That Spits on Respectable Gays

Queercore: A Dirty History of the LGBTQ Movement That Spits on Respectable Gays | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Queercore was an offshoot of the punk rock scene that challenge societal stereotypes about LGBTQ people.... and now it's also a kickass documentary
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The film about New York, LGBT youth and queer ball culture

The film about New York, LGBT youth and queer ball culture | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
We talk to Sara Jordenö’s about her documentary ‘Kiki’, a story of struggle, survival and vogueing, told from the perspective of NYC’s ballroom community
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GAZE LGBT Film Festival announces 2017 programme, Aug 3-7

GAZE LGBT Film Festival announces 2017 programme, Aug 3-7 | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The GAZE LGBT Film Festival has announced details of the 25th edition of the programme. Festival runs August 3rd - 7th at Light House Cinema.
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In ‘David, In Brief,’ Boxers Reveal The Lives Of SF's LGBT Community

In ‘David, In Brief,’ Boxers Reveal The Lives Of SF's LGBT Community | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The short film debuting at this weekend's Frameline41 film festival takes a fresh look at the biblical tale of David versus Goliath through the experiences of gay and transgender men.
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This gay man’s hate letter sparked a play, a movie & a movement

This gay man’s hate letter sparked a play, a movie & a movement | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
When the fear of their love being discovered proved to be too much, Rodrigo Bellott's boyfriend took his life. That tragedy inspired him to help others.
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Historical 'Before Homosexuals' Closes 9-Day Hartford LGBT Film Fest

Historical 'Before Homosexuals' Closes 9-Day Hartford LGBT Film Fest | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
In its 30 years, the Connecticut LGBT Film Festival has shown scores of documentaries, usually profiles of famous LGBT men and women, tragic stories about AIDS
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