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GLAAD film report: More LGBTQ characters, but lack screen time

GLAAD film report: More LGBTQ characters, but lack screen time | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Films have improved LGBTQ representation, but there's still a lack of transgender characters and people of color, according to GLAAD's annual report.

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Here TV Steps Back Into the Distribution Spotlight with All Rights Acquisition Deal

Here TV Steps Back Into the Distribution Spotlight with All Rights Acquisition Deal | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Here TV, America’s first and largest LGBTQ+ video channel, has acquired all US rights for the feature film “Family Members” (Los Miembros de la Familia), nominated for Best Feature Film at the Berlin International Film Festival in addition to the Grand Jury Prize at Milan and Santiago.
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Boys’ Love: The Gay Romance TV Genre Taking Over Southeast Asia

Boys’ Love: The Gay Romance TV Genre Taking Over Southeast Asia | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Some see it as a win for diversity, others fear problematic representations of the LGBTQ community.

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Out Filmmaker Fiona Mackenzie Releases Modern Romantic Comedy “Tell Me I Love You”

Out Filmmaker Fiona Mackenzie Releases Modern Romantic Comedy “Tell Me I Love You” | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Modern Romantic Comedy “TELL ME I LOVE YOU” tells the story of 3 Malibu best friends, roommates and bandmates discovering their dreams and discovering love with a crazy plot to make some cash on the way, set to release on VOD and DVD June 2nd with special virtual screening event Q&As, courtesy of Vision Films.

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Taiwan’s LGBTQ Streamer GagaOOLala Launches Worldwide

Taiwan’s LGBTQ Streamer GagaOOLala Launches Worldwide | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

LGBTQ-focused streaming platform GagaOOLala officially launched worldwide Friday in all territories except for China and North Korea.  The streamer is backed by Taipei-based Portico Media, one of t…

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“All in My Family” Highlights the LGBT+ Asian American Experience

“All in My Family” Highlights the LGBT+ Asian American Experience | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

“All in My Family” documents the experiences of Hao Wu, a gay Chinese American film director, as he and his partner start a non-traditional family and learn how to raise children via surrogate mothers amid backlash from Wu’s conversative family. But this 40-minute documentary is also about the cultural and generational barriers gay people all over the world have to overcome.

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How to Self-Isolate According to Portrait of a Lady on Fire

How to Self-Isolate According to Portrait of a Lady on Fire | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Portrait of a Lady on Fire, is a critical darling that features plenty of good, gay tips for how to responsibly self-isolate in this uncertain time.

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Astrid Ovalles’ Award-Winning Feature Film “Road of Bygones”

Astrid Ovalles’ Award-Winning Feature Film “Road of Bygones” | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Venezuelan-born out actress, writer and filmmaker Astrid Ovalles has a lot to be grateful for these days! Her award-winning kinky dark comedic feature-length drama, Road of Bygones, is set to be released on Amazon, March 15th 2020.

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Harvey Guillén Explains Why LGBTQ Artists Need to Tell Their Own Stories: 'You Need to Control the Narrative'

Harvey Guillén Explains Why LGBTQ Artists Need to Tell Their Own Stories: 'You Need to Control the Narrative' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Sundance 2020: "What We Do In the Shadows" actor spoke on a panel at the Latinx House in Park City on Sunday.

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LGBT rights: The film about gay love shaking up Georgia

LGBT rights: The film about gay love shaking up Georgia | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Protests from priests and the far-right greet a new film amid a Church scandal over homosexuality.

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Filmmaker Scott J. Ramsey’s Erotic Queer Thriller “X” Gets San Francisco Premiere

Filmmaker Scott J. Ramsey’s Erotic Queer Thriller “X” Gets San Francisco Premiere | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Filmmaker Scott J. Ramsey has a lot to be happy about these days. His directorial debut “X” is receiving its San Francisco premiere at Another Hole In the Head Film Fest on December 3rd, 2019.

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Why 'Before Stonewall' Was Such a Hard Movie to Make

Why 'Before Stonewall' Was Such a Hard Movie to Make | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Making a landmark documentary about LGBTQ Americans before 1969 meant digging through countless archives to find traces of a forgotten subculture.

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‘Rafiki’: Kenya Banned Her Film for Its ‘Corrupt’ Lesbian Romance. So She Showed It Off to the World.

‘Rafiki’: Kenya Banned Her Film for Its ‘Corrupt’ Lesbian Romance. So She Showed It Off to the World. | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Director Wanuri Kahiu’s joyous lesbian romance ‘Rafiki’ was banned in her home country of Kenya. So she sued the government—and showed it off to the world.

Keila Snyder's curator insight, April 21, 2019 10:28 PM
This is a touching piece on oppression of the community and I honestly cannot wait to see it. I admire that she fought just as hard for the film production and distribution as her characters are fighting for their love. Yes this is a credible source and no it is not widely used in the industry.
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Award-Winning Filmmaker Nicole Conn Launches Nicole Conn Films Global (NCFG)

Award-Winning Filmmaker Nicole Conn Launches Nicole Conn Films Global (NCFG) | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Kicking off on June NCFG’s mission is to provide a digital space where artists, creators and financial investors can come together to create, network and build partnerships to develop new entertainment projects.

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'We Were There, Too' to tell story of Black, Brown, LGBTQ 'outsiders'

'We Were There, Too' to tell story of Black, Brown, LGBTQ 'outsiders' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

'We Were There, Too' is a coming-of-age film inspired by 1980 John Hughes movies, but focusing on "the Brown kids, the LGBTQ kids, the Black kids, the real outsiders, and not the Brat Pack cool kids." The project from Gloria Calderon Kellett and Natasha Rothwell will debut on HBO Max.

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CSUF News Center - Titan Filmmaker Expands the Boundaries of Queer Storytelling in Dream Job

CSUF News Center - Titan Filmmaker Expands the Boundaries of Queer Storytelling in Dream Job | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Alumnus Damien S. Navarro shares his unconventional journey from aspiring film student to his current role as Executive Director of Outfest, a media and entertainment nonprofit that supports, develops and empowers LGBTQIA+ artists.

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Suk Suk film review: award-winning Hong Kong gay romance follows the twilight affair of two closeted family men

Suk Suk film review: award-winning Hong Kong gay romance follows the twilight affair of two closeted family men | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Suk Suk film review: award-winning Hong Kong gay romance follows the twilight affair of two closeted family men

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Award-Winning Director Wendy Jo Carlton’s Love Triangle Feature Film Gets Digital Release

Award-Winning Director Wendy Jo Carlton’s Love Triangle Feature Film Gets Digital Release | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Wolfe Video, the largest exclusive distributor of gay and lesbian films, today announced the early digital release of Wendy Jo Carlton’s critically acclaimed feature film, Good Kisser.

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'It's a triggering film': visceral South African drama Moffie

'It's a triggering film': visceral South African drama Moffie | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The story of a gay conscript in the army in the 80s gave one critic a panic attack – but its director says it sheds light on the nation’s toxic masculinity

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Same Same, A Web Series By And About Queer Women

Same Same, A Web Series By And About Queer Women | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Meeting through a dating app, three women from very different backgrounds navigate life, love and the complexities of the modern queer experience.

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‘José’ Review: Coming of Age Gay in Guatemala

‘José’ Review: Coming of Age Gay in Guatemala | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

A teenager uses online romantic connections to escape the oppression of his hometown.

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David Del Rio’s Indie Queer Horror Film “Road Head” to World Premiere at the 2020 Cinequest & Creativity Festival

David Del Rio’s Indie Queer Horror Film “Road Head” to World Premiere at the 2020 Cinequest & Creativity Festival | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Named #1 film festival by USA Today’s readers, Cinequest announced its international lineup of dramatic and documentary competition films for the next edition of the popular California winter event, taking place March 3-15, 2020 in San Jose and Redwood City, CA.

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‘And Then We Danced’ Returns Queer Film to Political Relevance With Global Impact

‘And Then We Danced’ Returns Queer Film to Political Relevance With Global Impact | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Levan Akin's queer coming-of-age drama stoked protests in Tblisi, Georgia, and pushed the filmmaker to make his most impactful film yet.

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Season of Love Premieres December 2019

Season of Love Premieres December 2019 | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The production team of Tello Films and DASH Productions are bringing something new and different this holiday season: “Season of Love” – the first ever Lesbian/Queer Holiday Rom-Com.

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Filmmaker Nicole Conn World Premieres “More Beautiful for Having Been Broken”

Filmmaker Nicole Conn World Premieres “More Beautiful for Having Been Broken” | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Multiple-Award winning filmmaker, Nicole Conn is world premiering her brand new film, “More Beautiful For Having Been Broken” at Frameline.

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