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Gay Film Festivals

Australia Censors Gay Film: What Gay Filmmaking Can Learn From Porn

Tim Valenti | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tim Valenti

From its early days, gay filmmaking has faced constraints when finding an audience. Just this week, Australian censors banned I Want Your Love -- a tremendous film, part meditation on gay identity, part love letter to San Francisco -- from screening at all in the country.

Getting Back In The Activism Game

Corey Scholibo | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Corey Scholibo

I stopped being an LGBT activist not because my beliefs changed, but for the same reason that someone who's worked at an ice cream parlor for years eventually can't stomach another scoop. So it was with some surprise that I found myself on the board of the Don Thompson Film Festival.

Lessons from the North Louisiana Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

Bruce Vilanch | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Bruce Vilanch

Shreveport, La. is not what we -- the imperial we who live on one of the coasts -- think it is, and it took a gay and lesbian film festival for me to realize this.