64th BFI London Film Festival LGBTQ+ highlights

The 64th BFI London Film Festival (LFF) runs from October 7th-18th, and like many other festivals, Covid-19 restrictions mean that it's taking a different form this year. Given current circumstances the 2020 programme offers a reduced number of feature films, just 58, plus collections of short films and experimenta, but with an expanded reach across... Continue Reading →

Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival marks 38th year with virtual event Sept 24th – Oct 4th

The world's second-oldest queer film festival, Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival, will mark its 38th anniversary next week with its first virtual edition. Reeling38's programme will include 30 features and 54 short films from 21 countries, along with more cast and filmmaker Q&As than ever. As there will be no in-person screenings, over... Continue Reading →

Sydney’s Queer Screen kicks off virtual festival September 17th with 90% of lineup available nationally

Following the lead of other film festivals, Sydney's Queer Screen is delivering its 8th edition lineup of over 40 narrative features, documentaries and shorts, including 29 Australian premieres, digitally - making 90% of the programme accessible nationally online from Thursday September 17th to September 27th. “This festival, we get to queer up screens and devices... Continue Reading →

NAQFA: North American Queer Festival Alliance’s inaugural event celebrates Sam Feder’s Disclosure

Last week it was announced that four leading North American LGBTQ film festivals, San Francisco's Frameline, Toronto's Inside Out, New York's NewFest, and Los Angeles' Outfest had joined forces to form NAQFA: the North American Queer Festival Alliance. NAQFA's first collaborative event, taking place tonight Wednesday June 24th 6pm PST/9pm EST, is a live-streamed celebration... Continue Reading →

Black Queer Town Hall hosted by Peppermint & Bob the Drag Queen June 19th – 21st

A three-day virtual Black Queer Town Hall event from NYC Pride in conjunction with GLAAD, hosted by Peppermint and Bob the Drag Queen, begins today at 6:30pm ET, aimed at supporting and raising funds for Black queer organizations and LGBTQIA+ performers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1xnfsZ7Xi0&feature=emb_title Black Queer Town Hall Day 1: Reflection Streamed on Facebook and YouTube, the... Continue Reading →

NYC Pride announces Virtual Rally June 26th hosted by trans trailblazers Ashlee Marie Preston & Brian Michael Smith

Pictured: NYC Pride Rally 2020 co-host Brian Michael Smith. NYC Pride has announced a virtual Rally to be held on Friday June 26th 2020 from 5pm to 8pm EDT. Streamed simultaneously on Facebook and YouTube, the event will be hosted by trans trailblazers Ashlee Marie Preston and Brian Michael Smith. Speakers will include Ceyenne Doroshow, Annie Segarra, Edafe Okporo and Leandro E. Rodriguez... Continue Reading →

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