Take a look at which films won the Jury and Audience Awards, along with special mentions, below. Fresh from its triumphant Cannes premiere, Rafiki is a must-see film that delivers a beautifully acted, nuanced portrayal of being queer in Nairobi. Originally banned in its home country of Kenya for its positive depiction of two young women in love, Rafiki is a global call to action that proves a work of art does not have to be explicit in order to stir resistance in the face of oppression.
Submit your films by using the link below. Best Animation Coyote directed by Nicholas Gibney. Grind Directed by Zachary Halley.
Jude Dry. From the Academy Awards to the young adult TV networks, the last five years have seen an explosion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender stories across all manner of film and television projects. Thirty years later, the festival boasts sponsors from HBO to Stoli to Twitter, and has plastered Times Square with billboards advertising genres such as bisexual glam-rock opera, trans-Filipino fairytale, and queer Muslim thriller.
NewFest showcases amazing films by queer film-makers with LGBT representation in their characters and plots, and this year is definitely no different. In partnership with OutFest in Los Angeles and Film Society Lincoln Center, the festival will run Friday, September 6th through Wednesday, September 11thwith a lineup of 15 narrative features, 4 documentaries, 31 shorts and other special events. NewFest is dedicated to bringing together filmmakers and audiences in the building of a community that passionately supports giving greater visibility and voice to a wide range of expressions and representations of the LGBT experience.
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The festival immediately resonated with audiences, and it continued for five years organized by artists in their spare time. This six-day event, held in the November, is the most widely recognized public face of the organization, presenting over films, videos, installations and presentations by over artists, drawn from 15 countries. The programming at MIX NYC has had a broad influence on film festivals, museums and avant-garde showcases in this country and worldwide.
The mission of DMAC is to create, promote and celebrate multicultural arts through theater, music, dance, art and film. As films are received, they will be screened and those recommended by selection committee will be presented at monthly Audience Choice Screenings. At these screenings, audience members along with screening staff will be given comment cards and asked to rate each film.
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And even though school is out, Adam receives an edifying crash course on friendship, romance, and community through a distinctly queer lens in this crowd-pleasing coming-of-age tale. This electrifying documentary celebrates the personal and political stories behind the thriving scene, and how we seek aspirational outlets, safe spaces, respect, and visibility in the face of marginalization. Meet the House Mothers and members who go to battle on the runway, all the while exploring personal and political issues. And turn some stunning looks while doing so.