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Fort Lauderdale LGBT Film Fest

By Charlotte Robinson, October 05, 2015
The 7th Annual MiFo LGBT Film Festival kicks off its Fort Lauderdale edition on October 9th with two weekends of film & events. In a year that has seen momentous advances in LGBT equality LGBT films have also risen to prominence worldwide. This year MiFo is presenting 53 films from 13 countries, guest appearances by actors, directors & producers & a lineup of fabulous parties & events. The array of films includes 7 documentaries, 28 narratives & 18 shorts. Victor Gimenez, Executive Director of MiFo stated, “In addition to a spectacular lineup of films, one of the high points of the festival is the exciting & elaborate events & parties. The Opening Night event at the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale is going to be an over-the-top, elaborate affair & the Closing Night Awards Party, with a lavish buffet & a fun and exciting awards show, is also a must to attend!” The MiFo LGBT Film Fest is committed to its mission to inspire, entertain & educate the public, encourage a sense of community through international & culturally diverse film, video & other media that offer historical & contemporary perspectives on the lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender experience. As one of the most highly regarded LGBT film festivals in the nation, MiFo is presented by Merrill Lynch, Showtime & the Greater Fort Lauderdale Office of Film, Music & Entertainment. The Festival takes place on Friday, October 9th through Sunday, October 11th & on Thursday, October 15th through Sunday, October 18th. Screenings will be held at the Classic Gateway Theatre, 1820 East Sunrise Boulevard; Cinema Paradiso, 503 SE 6th Street; C & I Studios, 541 NW 1st Avenue & an elegant Opening Night at the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale.
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