Tag: film

America in Transition screenings in Peoria on March 31

PEORIA — Peoria Proud is hosting screenings of “American in Transition” for Transgender Day of Visibility on March 31. Both screenings will be at the Big Screen Theater At Peoria Riverfront Museum in East Peoria. From the Facebook event: America in Transition is an award-winning, Sundance-backed documentary series exploring relationships, family, and social issues with trans people…

LGBTQ short rejected by high school to screen at Big Muddy

CARBONDALE — A student’s LGBTQ themed short film, “Since the Day We First Met,” that was rejected by his high school film festival will be screened at the Big Muddy Film Festival of Southern Illinois University. From Alex Rodriguez in The Southern Illinoisan: Originally being rejected by his high school’s film festival for “clearly illustrating…

Drag Docs at Gerber/Hart: Tillie & Jojo Baby, Jan. 24

CHICAGO — The Gerber/Hart Library and Archives will hold a screening at their building on Jan. 24. From the Facebook event page: Join us for a free screening of two documentaries on local Chicago drag performers Tillie “The Dirty Old Lady of Chicago” and Jojo Baby on Thursday, January 24th at 6:30 pm. Daniel Lee’s…

CineKink: Chicago, Nov. 16

CHICAGO — The Leather Archives and Museum in Chicago will host CineKink: Chicago the weekend of Nov. 16 throuth 17. CineKink is a film festival for films that explore and celebrate a diversity of sexuality. The main festival takes place in New York City with Chicago being a major stop for the travelling festival. The…

Pride Film Festival – January 2018

CHICAGO — Pride Arts Center has announced a new, monthly LGBTQ film festival in Chicago. Called the Pride Film Festival, it will feature new and independent features, documentaries and shorts the second Tuesday of each month. It kicks off on January 9. This month’s theme will be Issues, Anxieties and Obsessions. Another Day (Rozana) –…

Gay Film Weekend in Chicago

CHICAGO — This fall, Pride Films and Plays’ developmental work with writers from around the country continues with Gay Film Weekend for new screenplay development. Five finalists have been named in PFP’s 2016 Great Gay Screenplay Contest, an international contest for screenplays with LGBT characters and themes. The five screenplays will be performed as enhanced…

Chicago BearCity 3 Premiere Weekend!

CHICAGO — BearCity 3 is coming to Chicago for an unforgettable weekend. Join them on Friday at 9pm for the Weekend Kick-Off at SOFO Tap 4923 N. Clark St. Then Saturday, the screening at 9:15pm at the Landmark Century Centre Theatre, followed immediately by a Q&A with the filmmakers and cast. Followed by a After-Party at Touché…