Thurs, Mar 5th / 6 PM / HRC / 1640 Rhode Island Ave, NW
Sponsors: The Cherry Fund, Human Rights Campaign, Tagg Magazine
Promotional Partners: Reel Affirmations, DC Shorts
Tickets: $15, Use LGBTQ to get $5 off
Ticket Link: http://bit.ly/DCIFF-LGBTQ
THE FILMS – Join us as we share insight and thoroughly entertaining stories from the LGBTQ Community. Free Fun (Cyprus/2019/ 5mins) directed by Fehmi Öztürk. When Kika entered an adult VR game, she encountered something she never expected. Going Steady (USA/2019/7:58mins) directed by Brydie O’Conner A woman’s wild imagination about the relationship she truly desires in 1950s Kansas. Where My Girls (USA/2019/21mins) directed by Mads Engel. Three queer women reflect on the creativity, community, and hustle required to make it in a hip-hop culture that has left them to their own devices. Good Genes (USA/2020/19mins) directed by Hannah Welever. Tayla is a black, queer, fashion intern. When her deadbeat father shows up strange other-world things start happening. The Holocaust is Over, Bitch (Israel/ 2019/13.24mins) directed by Ella Altman. Ella falls in love with Lulu: When Lulu disappears, Ella decides she will get her back with a song.
THE PANEL – Join us after for “The State of LGBTQ Filmmaking: How do we get more LGBTQ Films onto the Big Screen. Moderated by Ebone Bell, Publisher, Tagg Magazine.