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Connecticut Virtual LGBTQ Film Festival

By Charlotte Robinson, September 23, 2020

Out Film CT announced their lineup for the 33rd annual Connecticut LGBTQ Film Festival that runs October 2nd to 10th with the virtual festival to include over 100 films plus 3 Drive-In events at Parkade Cinema in Manchester, CT. Shane Engstrom Out Film CT Festival Director stated, "As in recent years, we received hundreds of submissions from LGBTQ filmmakers from across the United States as well as around the globe. In keeping up with the massive cultural shifts this year with the pandemic & the Black Lives Matters movement, we have assembled our most diverse & inclusive festival ever plus launched a virtual platform to allow everyone across Connecticut & surrounding states to enjoy the best of LGBTQ cinema safely." In addition to feature-length films & documentaries the 33rd Connecticut LGBTQ Film Festival will include a greatly expanded slate of short films with 2 Gay programs, 2 Lesbian programs, a Trans/Non-Binary short program, Youth & International shorts & there will be all-new programs of Drag/Cross-Dressing, Bisexual, Queer People of Color & Documentary shorts. There will also be an inaugural program of "Connecticut Connections" shorts featuring films with filmmakers, actors or locations associated with the Nutmeg State. Out Film CT’s mission is to entertain, educate & promote community through the exhibition of LGBTQ film. Connecticut’s largest LGBTQ cultural event holds a special place in the state’s cultural landscape, bringing the community together to introduce, celebrate & rediscover the ideas & values that make the LGBTQ community unique. Out Film CT also presents the monthly Queer Thursdays film series in partnership with Cinestudio usually shown on the second Thursday of each month. For More Info & Tix...

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