OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival continues its monthly 954 GLOW series with a special screening of “Swan Song” on Saturday, July 24 at 5 p.m. at the Gateway Cinema, 1820 E. Sunrise Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale.
There’s so much familiar territory visited in gay writer/director Thom Fitzgerald’s “Stage Mother”(Momentum) that watching it conjures feelings of déjà vu.
The 13th annual Fort Lauderdale edition of OUTshine LGBT Film Festival returns Oct. 14 – 24 with more than 40 features, documentaries and shorts, but most importantly, live screenings will finally be returning to theaters.
The OUTshine Miami LGBTQ+ Film Festival responded to the COVID-19 pandemic last August with a virtual alternative, streaming dozens of films online and turning to Zoom to stage post-screening Q&A sessions with filmmakers, actors and writers.
One of the South Florida LGBT arts presenters that’s been most effective in the pivot to pandemic-era safety protocols is the OUTshine Film Festival.
While most movie theaters remain shuttered during the COVID-19 pandemic, OUTshine Film Festival organizers have turned to the internet to showcase the best in new LGBT-themed features, shorts and documentaries.