QDoc: Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: QDoc: Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival

SINCE: 2007

WHERE: Portland, Oregon

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

QDoc is the only festival in the U.S. devoted exclusively to Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) documentaries. Documentaries offer a unique vehicle to creatively engage core issues of queer identity – politics, history, culture, diversity, sexuality, family, aging, and coming-out issues.

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The Case Against 8 Selected as Opening Night Film for QDoc: Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival.

The Case Against 8 Selected as Opening Night Film for QDoc: Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival.

The Case Against 8, Ben Cotner, Ryan White

THE CASE AGAINST 8, which garnered its co-directors Ben Cotner, and Ryan White the award for Best Director at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, and many other awards since, has been selected as the opening night film of this year’s QDoc: Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival. While other films have dealt with the electoral ups and downs of the marriage battle, THE CASE AGAINST 8 focuses on the extraordinary legal strategies that altered the landscape for marriage equality around the country, including Oregon.