Queer Television Rebooted and Re-energized

By Derek Horne / July 31, 2021

This month Amazon Studios announced a new reality TV show filmed in Tampa Bay called Tampa Baes and they describe the cast as the “young lesbian ‘it-crowd’ navigating and celebrating…

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Creative OUTlets Episode 2: Sam Obeid

By Derek Horne / July 9, 2021

CREATIVE OUTLETS – Episode 2   Spoken word poetry continues to gain popularity — from the National Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman’s poem “The Hill We Climb” which she recited at…

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Progress in Pride

By Derek Horne / June 30, 2021

This year’s Pride Month has been a truly celebratory month for diversity. Starting on June 1st when President Joe Biden issued an official proclamation for Pride Month and he outlined…

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QTBIPOC TV Shows You Don’t Want To Miss

By Derek Horne / June 1, 2021

In celebration of Pride Month and Juneteenth and our upcoming “Queer in Color” film festival, we wanted to take a look at what’s worth binge-watching on television to get you…

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Creative OUTlets Episode 1: THESE THEMS

By Derek Horne / May 27, 2021

CREATIVE OUTLETS – Episode 1   Personal Pronouns have become a heated debate, fueling culture wars and political conversations. Here to help demystify and defuse the tension with some insightful…

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Reflections on Q1

By Derek Horne / April 30, 2021

From Derek Horne, Director of Programming: It’s been an interesting start to 2021 and the ripples from the pandemic continue to be felt throughout the film world. Q-1 saw the…

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2021 Valentine’s Day Viewing Guide

By Derek Horne / February 6, 2021

Whether you are spending Valentine’s Day with your partner or alone with a big box of chocolates …the must-have accoutrement for this holiday is the romance film. From rom-coms to…

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2020 Holiday Viewing Guide

By Kayden Rodriguez / December 24, 2020

One of the silver linings of this tumultuous year has been the abundance of queer holiday programming…a perfect way to end 2020 on a high note. This year the Hallmark…

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In Solidarity. Black Lives Matter.

By Renée Cassette / August 19, 2020

6/13/2020 Letter From The Board of Directors and Staff: The Tampa Bay International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival is deeply disturbed by not only the recent death of George Floyd,…

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Women’s Party – Frisky Friday Flashback

By Mariruth Kennedy / August 31, 2018

We are excited to bring back one of our favorite dance nights! Right after Wild Nights With Emily we’ll head a couple blocks down the street to the Hilton Tampa Downtown for…

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TIGLFF Announces Opening Night Film “Wild Nights With Emily”

By Mariruth Kennedy / August 10, 2018

We are excited to announce “Wild Nights With Emily” starring Molly Shannon as our opening night film on Friday October 5th. “Molly Shannon Is Emily Dickinson in the Best Lesbian…

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