The 4th Annual PrideFest Film Fest, now with ALL free film screenings. REGISTER for your free tickets with the links below.
ALL DATES ARE FOR SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 2018
AGELESS SHORTS • 12:30pm (Total Run Time: 78 min)
Stories of young love, reflections of elders on lifetime experiences, and seeing how generations intersect. The common struggles and joys in this short film collection prove to be ageless.
CONVERSATIONS WITH GAY ELDERS • 2:30pm (David Weissman, 2016, 60 min)
Conversations With Gay Elders is a compilation of of single-character video documentaries of varying length, focused on older gay men. In addition to creating a repository of passing history, it will also function as a vehicle for facilitating intergenerational dialogue and understanding. David Weissman, producer/director
EDIE WINDSOR: To a More Perfect Union • 4:30pm (Donna Zaccaro, 2017, 63 min)
To A More Perfect Union: U.S. v Windsor is a feature-length documentary that tells a story of love, marriage and a fight for equality. The film chronicles octogenarian Edie Windsor and her battle with the U.S. government who was forcing her to pay a huge estate tax penalty simply because her late spouse had been a woman. Edie decided to sue the United States government – and won.
LOVE, SIMON • 7:00pm (Greg Berlanti, 2018, 110 min)
From the producers of The Fault in Our Stars comes this heartfelt coming-of-age story about the adventure of finding yourself and falling in love. Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year-old Simon Spier (Nick Robinson) it’s a bit complicated: he’s yet to tell his family or friends he’s gay and he doesn’t actually know the identity of the anonymous classmate he’s fallen for online.
Panel with youth and elders to follow to explore representation in Hollywood, tokenization, and actors chosen for LGBTQ roles.