Frameline (San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival)

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Frameline (San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival) / Frameline Film Festival
SINCE: 1977
WHERE: San Francisco, CA, USA
WEBSITE: www.frameline.org
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.

THE SURFACE Starring Australian Model Harry Hains to Premiere at Frameline

THE SURFACE Starring Australian Model Harry Hains to Premiere at Frameline

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 Audience Selects “REACHING FOR THE MOON” “THE NEW BLACK” “DIK” as Best Films of 2013 Festival

REACHING FOR THE MOON directed by Bruno BarretoREACHING FOR THE MOON directed by Bruno Barreto

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.

Country singer Chely Wright coming-out Documentary among winners at 2011 San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival

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 […]