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2018 Festival Launch Party


Come join us for the 29th Annual Tampa Bay International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (TIGLFF) Launch Party.

We’re kicking off our annual festival at The Vault, in downtown Tampa, with a dazzling evening of friends, cocktails, music by DJ T-Money and more.  Be among the first to pick up your program and see trailers for this year’s film festival.  So that you’re ready for opening night, you will be able to purchase or pick-up your previously purchased Crown Circle or Simply Fabulous Passes.

Enjoy delicious bites by CW’s Gin Joint under direction of Chef Gui, (1) one complimentary drink with your ticket purchase, a cash bar where you can purchase a specialty drink made for the evening or other drinks that suit your fancy, film previews, spend time with friends, and more.

Don’t miss this special evening as we kick off the 29th year of Tampa’s longest running film festival.

Tickets on sale beginning 06/22/2018 — $45 in advance, $55 at the door – Free Valet parking.
(Tickets includes – (1) free beverage, reduced price specialty drink, followed by cash bar)

** Purchase your tickets by September, 1st and be entered to win 2 Crown Circle Passes.

** If you win, and have already purchased your Crown Circle Passes, you are still eligible to win and you may give them away, or request a refund for your previous purchase. **

A Special Thank You to our Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor:

Executive Producers:

Thom Isbon
Phil Dinkins & Ed Lally
Jason Fields & Channing Floyd


Josh Baker & Terry Council
Chuck Cave & Jeff Hartley
Donald Ebbert
David Ezell & David Fitzgerald
Ken Hardin & Armando Maiquez
Mark Puskarich & John Tonnison
Rob Akins & Tony Tarosky
Ed Gunning & Patrick Kenny
David Schintzius & Geoff Guidera
Dr. Elise Zahn & Dr. Dené Williamson  (Zahn Health Solutions)
Amy Mandel


Larry Biddle & David Warner
Karen Goforth & Karen Garcia
Annie Hiotis & Connie Lancaster
Todd Richardson & Jeffrey Link
Mikio Kato
Bryan Farris & Andy Johnson
David K. Johnson


Kevin Beckner
Gil Sainz
Brett Cobb

Thank you to our TIGLFF Launch Party Committee:

Ed Lally, Chair, ed@tiglff.com
Rob Akins, Co-chair, rob@tiglff.com



Date: September 13, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm
Cost: $




The Vault
611 North Franklin St
Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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