Forced to go virtual, organizers were surprised to find that the festival actually attracted more viewers and turned a small profit. The ability to reach more viewers across the state of Florida, and in some cases, the country, gave the 31st annual festival a 42 percent bump in audience growth over the festival. There were a few hiccups, however. Agreements with film distributors put some limitations on how far the festival could reach a virtual audience.
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LGBT film festivals often screen films that would struggle to find a mainstream audience and are often activist spaces for awareness-raising around LGBT rights as well as for community building among queer communities. Also new markets, especially East Asia and Eastern Europe, started to emerge. Category:LGBT culture. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikipedia list article. This article needs additional citations for verification.
Philadelphia gay and lesbian film festival
By Al Hoff. For socializing, there are a couple of '80s-themed mixers and a closing-night party. See www. Norman Rene's ensemble drama casts its net over the first decade of the AIDS crisis, as seen through a group of NYC friends -- from a mysterious "gay cancer" reported in through the back-to-back funerals that defined the late '80s.
By admin July 25, The 9th Philadelphia International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival ended July 22nd with a new attendance record — attracting 26, people from around the country. The Film Festival offered 13 days of individual screenings of 53 features, 14 documentaries, and 66 shorts from 24 countries, plus four special presentations and 20 parties, forums and other events. The festival gave five world premieres, one North American premiere and seven East Coast premieres of feature films, beginning with the world premiere of C. Eighteen screenings of 14 films sold out during the festival.