Donna, a documentary by Welsh filmmaker, Jay Bedwani paints an intimate and candid portrait of Bay Area trans personality, Donna Personna.
Frameline (San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival)
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Frameline (San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival) / Frameline Film Festival
WHERE: San Francisco, CA, USA
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Founded in 1977, the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival is the longest-running, largest and most widely recognized LGBT film exhibition event in the world. As a community event with an annual attendance of 60,000, the Festival is the most prominent and well-attended LGBT arts program in the Bay Area.
San Francisco’s Frameline45 LGBTQ+ Film Festival Announces Lineup of In-person and Virtual Screenings
Frameline unveiled the full program for Frameline45 LGBTQ+ film festival taking place Thursday, June 10 through Sunday, June 27, 2021.
Frameline announced the full program lineup for Frameline44, promising the world’s largest virtual LGBTQ+ film festival in the Fall.
LGBTQ film festivals: Frameline, Inside Out, NewFest, and Outfest, announced their new alliance, NAQFA: the North American Queer Festival Alliance.
The coronavirus is having a devastating impact on film festivals. San Francisco and RiverRun International Film Festivals have canceled.
Mike Doyle’s new romantic comedy Sell By starring Scott Evans, Kate Walsh, Augustus Prew, Zoe Chao, Michelle Buteau, Christopher Gray, Colin Donnell and Patricia Clarkson will screen at the Outfest 2019 film festival.
THE SURFACE directed by Michael J. Saul (Crush, Adults Only, Go Go Reject) will World Premiere at Frameline, the San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival, at 6:00 pm, June 27, 2015 at the historic Castro Theatre. THE SURFACE follows a lost young man through his struggles to create his own sense of family. Starring Australian model Harry Hains in his leading role debut, alongside Michael Redford and Nicholas McDonald, The Surface tells the story of Evan Jones, an orphan […]
Frameline Film Festival Audience Selects “REACHING FOR THE MOON” “THE NEW BLACK” “DIK” as Best Films of 2013 Festival
Frameline film festival’s audience selected REACHING FOR THE MOON, directed by Bruno Barreto as the Best Feature Film, and THE NEW BLACK, directed by Yoruba Richen as the Best Documentary Film of the 2013 festival. DIK, directed by Christopher Stollery was selected as the Best Short Film. Since 1984 the audience at the the world’s longest running LGBT film festival has been responsible for selecting the Best Feature Film, Best Documentary Film and Best Short Film of the Festival.
REACHING FOR THE MOON, directed by Bruno Barreto tells the story of poet Elizabeth Bishop and her life-changing relationship with the wealthy—and very butch—architect Lota de Macedo Soares. THE NEW BLACK, directed by Yoruba Richen which also received an Honorable Mention, Outstanding Documentary, gives an inside look at efforts within African American communities and churches across the country to address—and then do something about—same-sex equality.
Frameline – San Francisco LGBT Film Festival Set For June 20 -30, Fest to Open With CONCUSSION and Close With G.B.F.
Frameline37: the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival will take place this year from June 20 – 30, 2013. Frameline37 will open with director Stacie Passon’s CONCUSSION, described as “a sexy and daring breakthrough drama about a wealthy lesbian housewife whose straight-laced lifestyle takes a drastic and rebellious turn following a head injury.”
Country singer Chely Wright coming-out Documentary among winners at 2011 San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival
The San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival wrapped up on Sunday, June 26, 2011 and announced the Frameline35 Awards. Frameline35 Outstanding Documentary Feature was presented to Wish Me Away from directors Bobbie Birleffi & Beverly Kopf; the touching film follows the coming-out story of country singer Chely Wright, the first country music star to ever come out as openly gay. Other awards include Frameline35 Outstanding First Feature awarded to the French film The Evening Dress […]