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Russian filmmaker defies government to shoot rare LGBT feature

Russian filmmaker defies government to shoot rare LGBT feature | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Ksenia Ratushnaya’s Outlaw is only the fourth LGBT Russian film to be made.
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2018 Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival Announces Complete Lineup

2018 Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival Announces Complete Lineup | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Celebrating its 36th Anniversary, Outfest – the Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization promoting equality by creating, sharing, and protecting LGBTQ stories on the screen – today announced the complete programming lineup for the 2018 Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival presented by HBO. The nation’s leading LGBTQ festival will be held July 12-22, 2018.

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Indie LGBT Documentary BETWEEN THE SHADES Announces LA Premiere

Indie LGBT Documentary BETWEEN THE SHADES Announces LA Premiere | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Dances with Films  (DWF) officially announced the LA Premiere of LGBT Doc Between the Shades to screen at The TCL Chinese Theatre as one of six feature documentaries on June 11th.

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Stars Of Starz Network's VIDA Set To Appear At LGBT Center's CINEARTE

Stars Of Starz Network's VIDA Set To Appear At LGBT Center's CINEARTE | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
CineArte, the 5th annual arts festival of the queer Latinx community presented by The Los Angeles LGBT Center, announces a special, red-carpet event and an advance screening of the first two episodes of the STARZ network's highly anticipated new original series Vida on Saturday, April 21, at The Village at Ed Gould Plaza, located at 1125 N. McCadden Place in Hollywood.
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Outfest Helps Acquire 60-Plus LGBT Movies New to Amazon Prime

Outfest Helps Acquire 60-Plus LGBT Movies New to Amazon Prime | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The streaming service is adding dozens of LGBT-themed films to its library including Howl with James Franco, G.B.F., and modern favorites about queer women like Loving Annabelle. 

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Director Andrew Haigh on the State of Gay Cinema (Exclusive)

Director Andrew Haigh on the State of Gay Cinema (Exclusive) | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The 'Lean on Pete' writer-director sits down with ET to talk about the challenges of making his latest movie and how his perspective of being gay is seen in all of his work.
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Breaking Glass Pictures Nabs U.S. Rights to ‘My Big Gay Italian Wedding’

Breaking Glass Pictures Nabs U.S. Rights to ‘My Big Gay Italian Wedding’ | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Italy’s True Colours has closed deals following the European Film Market on a slew of titles, including comedy “My Big Gay Italian Wedding,” which is currently performing well at the Italian box office and will be released in the U.S. by Breaking Glass Pictures. Breaking Glass, which is run by industry veterans Richard Wolff and Richard Ross, has also picked up Italian drama “Tainted Souls” from True Colours. North American rights to body-swa
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VIDEO: The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin Documentary At LGBT Film Festival in Palm Springs

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin is a new documentary and was the Opening Night film for the 2017 LGBT Cinema Diverse Fil

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Desperado LGBT Film Fest Coming to Paradise Valley Feb. 9 to 11

Desperado LGBT Film Fest Coming to Paradise Valley Feb. 9 to 11 | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Here's what to expect at the 2018 Desperado LGBT Film Festival at Paradise Valley Community College.

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Tunisia holds its first ever LGBT film festival, Focus on Africa

Tunisia holds its first ever LGBT film festival, Focus on Africa | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Tunisia holds its first ever LGBT film festival
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‘In the Fade’ Director Fatih Akin Shares the Love in Palm Springs After His Globe Win

‘In the Fade’ Director Fatih Akin Shares the Love in Palm Springs After His Globe Win | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Akin kept making his promotional rounds after his unexpected Golden Globes win, turning up at the Palm Springs International Film Festival.
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Dekkoo Launches Season 2 of Smart, Angsty Gay Dramedy "I'M FINE" January 25

Dekkoo Launches Season 2 of Smart, Angsty Gay Dramedy "I'M FINE" January 25 | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

On January 25, Dekkoo.com, the gay global streaming media service catering to gay men, will launch season 2 of their third original series, "I'm Fine."

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Quentin Lee's GAY HOLLYWOOD DAD Premieres This August at the New York Asian American International Film Festival

Quentin Lee's GAY HOLLYWOOD DAD Premieres This August at the New York Asian American International Film Festival | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Margin Films has announced the festival premiere and digital debut of release of Quentin Lee's Gay Hollywood Dad.  Originally developed as a web series, the latest film from Quentin Lee (White Frog, The People I've Slept With) follows Lee's journey to fatherhood in the City of Angeles.  The feature-length version of Gay Hollywood Dad will premiere August 2nd at the New York Asian American International Film Festival before launching on Amazon Instant Video on August 3rd.
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The Summer’s Most Hilarious, One-of-a-Kind Comedy Event ’OUT on Stage’ Will Be Coming Out in Movie

The Summer’s Most Hilarious, One-of-a-Kind Comedy Event ’OUT on Stage’ Will Be Coming Out in Movie | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

This summer, moviegoers can expect a rowdy, raucous good time with the feature-length comedy event "OUT on Stage," which will be screened in cinemas across the country for a one-night event on Tuesday, July 24. Hosted by comedian Zach Noe Towers, the event contains 90 minutes of laugh-out-loud content from a lineup of renowned gay and lesbian stand-up comedians, including Brendan Scannel, A.B. Cassidy and Janine Brito.

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Old and gay: Doc aims to smash stereotypes, call out ageism and make you laugh

Old and gay: Doc aims to smash stereotypes, call out ageism and make you laugh | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
When an interview subject said this to Steen Starr, it just clicked for the Toronto-based filmmaker from Hanna, Alta. "I hadn't heard anybody say it so succinctly," Starr told The Homestretch. "I started to think about the film when I turned 50 when I started to think about aging
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2018 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival Announces Achievement Award Recipient & Gala Screenings

2018 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival Announces Achievement Award Recipient & Gala Screenings | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Outfest – the Los Angeles based non-profit organization promoting equality by creating, sharing, and protecting LGBTQ stories on the screen – today announced its 2018 Achievement Award recipient, Angela Robinson, and its galas, including Opening and Closing Night.

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Tribeca 2018: The Best LGBT Films to See at This Year’s Festival, From ‘Disobedience’ to ‘Studio 54’ Documentary

Tribeca 2018: The Best LGBT Films to See at This Year’s Festival, From ‘Disobedience’ to ‘Studio 54’ Documentary | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
This year's festival launches Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams as Orthodox Jewish lesbians, and sees Alia Shawkat embracing her inner tomboy in "Duck Butter."
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After cyclone, transgender Tongans hope movie will help build acceptance

After cyclone, transgender Tongans hope movie will help build acceptance | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

A movie about transgender women fighting for acceptance in Tonga hopes to bring about change in the Pacific island nation - and help local activists start over after a cyclone smashed their main office, a leading gay rights campaigner said. Leitis in Waiting, which has its European premiere at the Festival of Commonwealth Film in London on Sunday, follows Joey Mataele, a prominent transgender activist, as she organizes a beauty pageant amid growing pressure from religious groups.Gay sex and cross-dressing are illegal under colonial-era laws in Tonga - one of 36 Commonwealth members that criminalize same-sex activity, according to the Commonwealth Equality Network.

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Epstein and Friedman, whose docs influenced LGBT history, get SFFilm honor

Epstein and Friedman, whose docs influenced LGBT history, get SFFilm honor | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

For the past 30 years, filmmaking partners Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman have created some of the most dynamic and humane documentaries of our times. Their films have not only positively changed the trajectory of LGBT history, but also have helped influence later generations of documentarians from all walks of life, particularly in the realm of bringing narrative techniques to nonfiction work. Now they are being honored with the Georg

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As The Sun Rises, a new, one-off LGBT drama

As The Sun Rises, a new, one-off LGBT drama | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
A same sex affair ends up with one death, two in the dock and an explosive finale. | Check out 'As The Sun Rises, a new, one-off LGBT drama' on Indiegogo.
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Oscar Wilde biopic by Everett hails 'Christ-like' gay icon

Oscar Wilde biopic by Everett hails 'Christ-like' gay icon | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Gay cinema pioneer Rupert Everett said his new biopic about legendary literary dandy Oscar Wilde captures him as a "Christ-like" figure who sacrificed himself for the future global LBGTQ rights movement. Everett penned, directed and starred in his years-long passion project about the flamboyant

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Rupert Everett on 'The Happy Prince': An "Extremely Human" Fall of an LGBT Icon

Rupert Everett on 'The Happy Prince': An "Extremely Human" Fall of an LGBT Icon | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

He stars in his directorial debut, a "warts-and-all" biopic of Oscar Wilde’s tragic final years that Scott Rudin once championed and a string of helmers turned down before the Brit actor stepped behind the camera himself: "That was obviously a tough sell."

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Exploring the complexities of life for gay men in West Hollywood

Exploring the complexities of life for gay men in West Hollywood | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Exploring the complexities of life for gay men in West Hollywood. A behind-the-scenes look at season two of web-series I’m Fine.
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'Saturday Church' Film Review: Character Study of a Young Black LGBT Man Feels Too Tentative

'Saturday Church' Film Review: Character Study of a Young Black LGBT Man Feels Too Tentative | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

First-time writer-director Damon Cardasis approaches his characters and their world at arm’s length

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