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China Cans Beijing Independent Film Fest

By Didi Tang | Saturday Aug 23, 2014
Chinese authorities blocked an annual independent film festival from opening on Saturday, said organizers of an event that has become a rare and influential venue for critical voices.

HBO Latin America Presents The 6th Annual Ft. Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

Sunday Aug 17, 2014
The sixth Annual Ft. Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (FLGLFF) is doubling the number of films it will present and extending the schedule to seven days this year, announced Mark Gilbert, board chair and interim festival director.

Gay Man Documents Journey of LGBT Refugees Fleeing Iran For Turkey

By Anthony Lanni | Saturday Aug 16, 2014
New York filmmaker Rick Flynn addresses and exposes the daunting realities that exist for LGBT abroad in his debut feature documentary "Golf Alpha Yankee."

I Am Happiness on Earth

By Kilian Melloy | Friday Aug 15, 2014
Director Julin Hernndez delves through love, isolation, desperation, the artistic struggle, and a whole lot more with "I Am Happiness on Earth."

Rolla Selbak Launches the 'Grrl's Guide to Filmmaking'

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 14, 2014
Award-winning filmmaker Rolla Selbak goes behind the scenes with today's best female filmmakers in her new series, "The Grrl's Guide to Filmmaking."

Around the Block

By Jake Mulligan | Friday Aug 1, 2014
Slightly unexpected beats can't save director Sarah Spillane's debut from being anything more than another trifle in an often-trod-through pool.

LezFest Chicago Motivates Community for Women's Words Weekend

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
On July 28, Pride Films and Plays presents "LezFest: A One Night Fling," a celebration in words, songs, music and theater at Mary's Attic. Join PFP for an evening all about ladies who love ladies who are artists.

GLAAD Slams Hollywood for Poor Portrayal of LGBT Community

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
GLAAD is criticizing Hollywood's portrayal of the LGBT community in a new report this week, saying filmmakers are failing to represent gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals.

Mood Indigo

By Kilian Melloy | Friday Jul 18, 2014
Gondry might be offering a vision of how time chews everything to bits, or how anxiety and despair infect youthful happiness. In any case, this filmic fairy tale is as colorful, unexpected, grim, and yet energetic as anything in the canon of film.

Marina Rice Bader's 'Anatomy of a Love Seen' Premieres at Outfest

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 16, 2014
Marina Rice Bader screens her new film, "Anatomy of a Love Seen" at the 32nd Annual Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival.