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October 2018

White Rabbit

October 12, 2018 @ 10:00 pm | | freeFall Theatre

Recently single, Korean-born LA artist Sophia Lee devotes herself to her public performance art, whether it’s a provocative Korean perspective on the LA Riots at a park or supermarket, or quirky digital art on social media. Meanwhile, when a stranger makes Sophia late for a TaskRabbit gig, she loses her temper, only to run into her repeatedly and discover a strong connection.

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$15

Every Act of Life

October 13, 2018 @ 11:15 am | | freeFall Theatre

Terrence McNally says he goes to the theater, “to see characters strip themselves of their secrets, to let us see into their hearts.” He walks the talk in this candid documentary of his work and of his life. With plentiful footage of Terrence himself, this documentary is an honest and loving portrait of a man who has lived his life out loud .

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$15

BELIEVER – (Youth Program-Free!)

October 13, 2018 @ 11:30 am | | Tampa Museum of Art

Dan Reynolds (Imagine Dragons) is a believer – he believes in the Book of Mormon, he believes in Jesus Christ, he believes in his “people.” He also believes that if he leads the charge, he can get people, his people (Mormons, and Christians in general), to start an important conversation about the role of LGBTQ people, especially youth, in the Church.

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Free

Fun In Your Shorts

October 13, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm | | freeFall Theatre

Lighten your mood with this quirky collection of seven short films.

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$15

Just Friends (Gewoon Vrienden)

October 13, 2018 @ 3:30 pm | | freeFall Theatre

Dreamy medical student Yad moves backs home after too much partying in Amsterdam and not enough studying. He attempts to land a job as a surf instructor, but ends up as home help for elderly clients, much to his parent’s disapproval.

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$15

Two In The Bush: A Love Story

October 13, 2018 @ 5:30 pm | | freeFall Theatre

Sometimes one in the hand isn’t better – just take it from Emily. An aspiring documentarian, Emily is toiling away as personal assistant to filmmaker Kenneth, getting verbally berated on a daily basis. She returns home early from work to find her girlfriend Kate in bed with their best friend Peter.

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$15

Ideal Home

October 13, 2018 @ 8:00 pm | | AMC Sundial 20+IMAX

Paul (Paul Rudd) and Erasmus (Steve Coogan) are a quintessentially bitchy couple with a rhythm of contempt for each other so rutted in disdain there is an inevitable breaking point. And that’s when the kid shows up. The kid is Erasmus’ 10-year-old grandson and he is street-wise, cynical and predictably, changes everything.

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$15

November 2018

At The End Of The Day (Encore Presentation)

November 15, 2018 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
freeFall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave
St. Petersburg, FL 33710 United States
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The audience loved this one so much we thought we would share it again in case you missed it or want to see it again!

After his wife leaves him and he is tossed out of his counseling job, Dave finds himself as a conservative professor at a Christian college. When the Dean gets word that a group is trying to buy a building he wants for expansion, he asks Dave to join the group and find out about their progress.

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January 2019

Lez Bomb (Encore Screening)

January 16, 2019 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
freeFall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave
St. Petersburg, FL 33710 United States
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Jenna Laurenzo, 2017, USA, 90 min. From the executive producer of There's Something About Mary comes a holiday comedy about a woman (Writer-Director, Jenna Laurenzo) who comes home with life changing news. As it turns out, there is no good time to drop the Lez Bomb, mostly because Lauren’s family is completely nuts. As family members arrive, mere miscommunications quickly become hazardous and Lauren is stymied time after time in her efforts to drop the bomb. Her progressive parents (Kevin…

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Steam Room Stories Tampa

Steam Room Stories

January 30, 2019 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Creative Loafing, 1911 N 13th St (2nd Floor)
Tampa, FL 33605 United States
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The most popular LGBT webseries in history—with over 52 million YouTube views—is now a feature film. 

Traci Lords stars as an evil cosmetics mogul bent on acquiring an Encino gym which she believes sits atop a magical fountain. But the handsome hunks in towels will do anything to save their beloved steam room from her evil clutches. Available in “CinemaScent” (with scratch & sniff cards).

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February 2019

Rafiki

February 20, 2019 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm | | The Portico

We are honored to be screening this film before its release in April.

Rafiki (lit. "Friend") is a 2018 Kenyan drama film directed by Wanuri Kahiu. Inspired by Ugandan Monica Arac de Nyeko's 2007 Caine Prize-winning short story "Jambula Tree", Rafiki is the story of friendship and tender love that grows between two young women, Kena and Ziki, amidst family and political pressures. The film had its international premiere in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.

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$10

March 2019

Tucked -Encore Presentation

March 9, 2019 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm | | freeFall Theatre

There are those of us who believe that people come into our lives at exactly the right time, just when we need that particular person, that particular light. Jackie and Faith find themselves together at the precise moment they both needed the other.

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$10

April 2019

Anchor & Hope Lesbian Movie

Anchor & Hope

April 17, 2019 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
freeFall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave
St. Petersburg, FL 33710 United States
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In their mid-30s, Eva (Oona Chaplin) and Kat (Natalia Tena) have a fun and carefree simple life in their London canal boat until Eva, inspired by her exceptional mother Germaine (played by her real mother Geraldine Chaplin), presents Kat with an ultimatum: she wants a child. Kat resists, knowing that it will end the bohemian lifestyle that she's always envisioned with Eva. When Kat's best friend, Roger (David Verdaguer), drops in from Barcelona, the three of them toy around with…

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May 2019

From Zero To I Love You

May 15, 2019 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm | | Creative Loafing
Gay Movie May 15

Darryl Stephens plays Pete Logsdon-just a guy in Philadelphia who happens to have a history of getting involved with married men. His father, played by veteran Richard Lawson and his soon-to-be step mom, Leslie Zemeckis, are on him to find someone who's actually available and to settle down. Instead, he finds a man named Jack who is fifteen years into a perfect marriage with two beautiful children and an enviable wife. A Gay Rom-com that never shies away from the…

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$10

Tell It To The Bees

May 30, 2019 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm | | freeFall Theatre

In 1950s small town Britain, a doctor develops a relationship with her young patient's mother.

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$10

June 2019

Evolution of Drag

Evolution of Drag – Drag Through the Decades

June 1, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Palladium Theater, 253 5th Ave N
St Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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Glamazon and drag performer/producer Daphne Ferraro brings her smash hit multi-media drag extravaganza to St. Pete

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July 2019

Evening Shadows

July 20, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Portico, 1001 N Florida Ave
Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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Under the 'Evening Shadows', truth often plays hide and seek. Set in South India and Mumbai, 'Evening Shadows' is a tender heartwarming story about a mother-son bond that has to withstand the ravages of time, distance and truths. While gay rights and marriage equality has been embraced by most countries, a small town in Southern India lives within a cocoon of traditions and social morality. In such a milieu when a young gay man Kartik, comes out to his mother…

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August 2019

SHOWGIRLS (1995) w/ Matthew McGee offering hilarious commentary

August 24, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Metro Wellness and Community Center, 3251 3rd Ave N
St Petersburg, FL 33713 United States
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Dust off your glittery g-strings for a hilarious screening of the 1995 film SHOWGIRLS.  Actor/drag artist and film buff Matthew McGee will be offering hilarious commentary and encouraging audience participation throughout the evening as we raise money for TIGLFF with all the class and style of Nomi Malone in her brand new Versace party dress. Audience members are encouraged to dress in their raunchiest, leopard print, see-through nighties or glam it up in sequined costumes that would give Cristal Conners a…

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September 2019

2019 Festival Launch Party

September 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Rialto Theatre, 1617 N Franklin St
Tampa, Florida 33602 United States
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We’re kicking off the 30th annual festival at the historic Rialto Theatre in north downtown Tampa's Heights District with a dazzling evening of friends, cocktails, and music.  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.

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Mario – {Free Showing}

September 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Reeves Theater (University of Tampa – Vaughn Center 2nd Floor), 401 W Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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Why should a talented young man choose between his lifetime dream and the first love of his life? Mario has been working and dreaming toward a career as a professional soccer player. He was well on his way when Leon walked into his life. Leon is beautiful and a talented player, in his own right.

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October 2019

Sell By – {Opening Night}

October 4, 2019 @ 7:30 pm | | Tampa Theatre

A charming ensemble comedy with a great cast and lots of fun! Adam and his insta-gay boyfriend Marklin have been together for five years. They love each other, but … their relationship is so bored and aimless, they consider marriage just because “it’s time.” The women in their lives are their best friends. They are caring and devoted and have their own love issues.

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$15

BIT

October 4, 2019 @ 10:00 pm | | Tampa Theatre

BIT is the lesbian vampire film everyone has been waiting for – campy, fresh, aggressive, provocative and sexy. On her first night in LA, Laurel, a transgender teenage girl on vacation falls in with four queer feminist vampires.

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$15

Queering The Script

October 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am | | Metro Wellness and Community Center

Queer nerd alert! This fascinating documentary is a fun and informative look at the subculture of queer fandom. Hear from fans at conventions like ClexaCon, as well as Pose actress Angelica Ross, The L Word creator Ilene Chaiken, and Xena: Warrior Princess herself, Lucy Lawless.

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$15

Trick

October 5, 2019 @ 11:30 am | | Tampa Theatre

Let’s revisit aspiring Broadway songwriter Gabriel and hot go-go dancer Mark on their quest through the streets of New York, looking for places to seal the deal. Trick made Miss Coco Peru a household name with her infamous bathroom warning… “It burns!”

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$15

Zen In The Ice Rift (Zen sul ghiaccio sottile)

October 5, 2019 @ 1:00 pm | | Metro Wellness and Community Center

Maia (who prefers to go by Zen) is a walking cube of ice, freezing out the world. Zen plays hockey on the high school boys’ team to hone the skills needed to land a place on the national women’s team. She is constantly bullied by her teammates.

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$15

Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America

October 5, 2019 @ 1:45 pm | | Tampa Theatre

In this powerful documentary, renowned filmmaker, Tom Shepherd follows the intense struggles of four LGBT+ refugees from Africa and the Middle East. Cheyenne and Mari (Angolan), Subhi (Syrian), and Junior (Congolese) have fled homophobic violence and are starting over in San Francisco.

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$15

This is Not Berlin (Esto no es Berlín)

October 5, 2019 @ 3:00 pm | | Metro Wellness and Community Center

In high school Carlos is an outsider who likes unpopular music and building robotic sculptures. But one night when he gains entrance to the unique El Azteca nightclub in Mexico City, he suddenly finds himself to be at home among a crowd of outsiders.

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$15

Something to Cry About: Drama In Your Shorts

October 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm | | Tampa Theatre

Join us for a collection of eight dramatic short films that celebrate queer people of diverse backgrounds and experiences.

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$15

Same But Different: A True New Zealand Love Story

October 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm | | Tampa Theatre

Single mom Rachel is fresh, funny and ready to “get back out there” after several years of chaste devotion to her job and her family. She gets the surprise of her life when she attends a Māori film festival and lays eyes on filmmaker Nikki Si’ulepa.

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$15

The Shiny Shrimps (Les Crevettes pailletées)

October 5, 2019 @ 8:00 pm | | Tampa Theatre

Not since Priscilla, Queen of the Desert have queer men had so much fun on a bus. And that’s just part of this hilarious film about a flamboyant amateur water polo team on its way to the Gay Games. Add in a straight Olympic swimmer ordered to coach them as penance for a televised homophobic remark.

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$15

Last Ferry

October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 pm | | Tampa Theatre

A young lawyer is looking for love on Fire Island. As he explores what little there is to do during the “off-season,” he is drugged, mugged, and witnesses a murder. When a handsome stranger comes to his aid, Joseph believes his luck is changing.

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A Bigger Splash

October 6, 2019 @ 11:45 am | | Tampa Theatre

David Hockney, still fruitful at 81, is a great American artist. He also is gay. His paintings of nude men and sun-kissed landscapes, in southern California and elsewhere, are instantly recognizable as uniquely his own. In 1973, filmmaker Jack Hazan documented Hockney’s evolving relationship with a young man who was once his lover and remained his muse.

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Billie and Emma

October 6, 2019 @ 1:45 pm | | Tampa Theatre

Billie and Emma are sent to a Catholic high school for very different reasons. Set in the Philippines of the mid-1990’s, Billie is banished by her city parents to get her away from her girlfriend. Emma is brilliant, overachieving, popular, and on course for a bright future.

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Six Characters in Search of a Play – w/ Del Shores

October 6, 2019 @ 3:45 pm | | Tampa Theatre

Del Shores is a consummate storyteller.  In this cinematic version of his staged performance, Del opens the secret vault of his memory and shares six characters whom we have not met, but whom those of us from the south certainly know.

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Adam

October 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm | | Tampa Theatre

In the summer of 2006, Adam escapes another boring family vacation to stay with his cool older sister Casey in NYC. Adam's horizons rapidly expand as he follows Casey to lesbian bars and gay marriage rallies, but it isn't until he is mistaken for a trans guy that he really gets a crash course in LGBT vocabulary.

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$15

Good Kisser

October 6, 2019 @ 8:00 pm | | Tampa Theatre

Jenna agrees to a sexy weekend fling with girlfriend Kate (Rachel Paulson) and the worldly Mia. As the night unfolds, Jenna realizes she’s bitten off more than she can chew. Jenna is unsure of herself, and the entire situation for that matter, while Kate is more than ready to get to the main event.

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Tongues Untied

October 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm | | Tampa Theatre

Thirty years ago, filmmaker Marlon Riggs detailed his own experiences as a gay man coming to terms with his sexual identity, the death of many of his friends to AIDS, and the particular stigma that Black gay men faced. Both deeply personal and a brilliant experimental critique of the politics of racism, homophobia, and exclusion of the time.

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More Beautiful For Having Been Broken

October 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm | | Metro Wellness and Community Center

Devoted FBI Agent McKenzie “Max” De Ridder has recently lost her mother. In the wake of grief, she forms a bond with a young boy with special needs and an unexpected - and at first tense, then loving - relationship with his mother.

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For They Know Not What They Do

October 7, 2019 @ 6:45 pm | | Tampa Theatre

From The Director of "For The Bible Tells Me So" This new documentary takes us on a journey of understanding and sheds light on religion, gender identity, and sexual orientation in America. At the core of the story are four families whose faith is their source of strength and, sometimes, a source of pain.

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$15

José

October 7, 2019 @ 8:45 pm | | Metro Wellness and Community Center

José fills his free moments playing with his phone and having random sex with other men, arranged on street corners and dating apps. When he meets attractive and gentle Luís, a migrant from the rural Caribbean coast, they pursue an unexpected relationship with more emotion than José has ever felt.

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Paradise Hills

October 7, 2019 @ 9:15 pm | | Tampa Theatre

In this futuristic fairy tale, Uma (Emma Roberts) wakes up in a rose- and tulle-filled boarding school for wayward young women, whose families pay big bucks for their daughters to emerge perfect. With the love and support of the women in this beautiful prison, she must find a way to escape, or risk being erased.

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Vision Portraits

October 8, 2019 @ 5:15 pm | | Tampa Theatre

Queer filmmaker Rodney Evans becomes the almost unwilling subject of his own film, as he chronicles his loss of vision. Evans talks with fellow artists - a photographer, a dancer, and a writer - who have gone through similar experiences and who have thrived despite their visual impairments.

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Being Impossible (Yo impossible)

October 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm | | Metro Wellness and Community Center

After attempting her first sexual experience with her boyfriend, Ariel discovers that she is different. Her gynecologist reveals that her sex life may be complicated by "corrective" surgery and a strictly gendered upbringing by her family and religious societal norms of Venezuela. Now, as she discovers her body for the first time, Ariel must decide who she wants to be.

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Straight Up

October 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm | | Tampa Theatre

A highly entertaining romantic comedy with a twist: a love story without the thrill of copulation. Hyper-articulate, obsessive compulsive gay twenty-something Todd (Sweeney) wants to try being straight. Not because he thinks being gay is bad. He just thinks he is bad at being gay.

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$15

Universal Drama (Shorts)

October 8, 2019 @ 8:30 pm | | Metro Wellness and Community Center

Join us for a collection of six short films that celebrate queer people around the world.

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The Ground Beneath my Feet (Der Boden unter den Füßen)

October 8, 2019 @ 9:00 pm | | Tampa Theatre

Lola is a jet-setting overachiever in a cutthroat corporate environment. She keeps both her relationship with her boss, Elise, and the existence of an older sister, Conny, a secret.  But when she receives the news that Conny has attempted suicide, Lola's secrets threaten to explode into the open.

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Seahorse

October 9, 2019 @ 5:00 pm | | Tampa Theatre

This thoughtful documentary about a transgender man named Freddy who undertakes to start a family by becoming pregnant. Though Freddy yearns to raise his own child, pregnancy challenges his understanding of masculinity, gender, and parenthood more than he could have ever imagined.

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Kattumaram

October 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm | | Metro Wellness and Community Center

Anandhi understands loss. Her parents and relatives perished into the waves of a Tsunami off the coast of India. Her Uncle Singaram feels the loss even deeper, as he is the only one left to look after Anandhi, with all the tenderness and the hand wringing of an anxious father.

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Circus of Books

October 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm | | Tampa Theatre
Circus of Books

Karen and Barry Mason were just looking for a way to support their young family when they became distributors for Hustler Magazine. When they took over the renowned LA sex toy and video store Circus of Books, they became fully immersed in the gay community and became a safe place for queer people.

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Clementine

October 9, 2019 @ 8:30 pm | | Metro Wellness and Community Center

Heartbroken Karen becomes unwittingly entangled with the younger Lana after breaking into her ex's lake house on a bender of passion and without much forethought. She comes to find that Lana is a loose cannon, and with a little weed and nothing better to do, the women grow a friendship that might be another bad idea.

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Benjamin

October 9, 2019 @ 9:15 pm | | Tampa Theatre

In this charming romance, Benjamin is a young filmmaker in London, boyishly handsome, awkwardly brilliant, full of self-doubt. He must navigate the pretentious local arts scene to build his career, and his love life sucks. He bogs himself and others down in obscure philosophical banter.

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Changing The Game

October 10, 2019 @ 5:15 pm | | Tampa Theatre

For young transgender athletes, the sport they love often turns into a minefield of controversy. Decried as cheaters if they excel or barred from competing among the gender they identify with; positive outcomes are rare. But when a sport is a lifeline, what is fair?

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History Lessons (Shorts)

October 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm | | Metro Wellness and Community Center

Join us for a collection of six short films that celebrate the history of queer people from long before Stonewall to the present day.

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$15

An Almost Ordinary Summer (Croce e delizia)

October 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm | | Tampa Theatre

When two grandfathers from different backgrounds fall in love, telling their families is the last hurdle before their wedding. What better way to get it over with than to bring them all, unsuspecting, to neighboring beach houses, drop the bomb and watch the fireworks begin?

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Song Lang

October 10, 2019 @ 8:30 pm | | Metro Wellness and Community Center

When a hunky, brooding, and hardened debt collector and martial arts practitioner Dung “Thunderbolt” threatens to set fire to a pile of traditional opera costumes for an upcoming performance, one of the actors, Linh Phung, steps in to argue for more time. This non-traditional meeting instead ignites a slow burn between the two men.

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Knives and Skin

October 10, 2019 @ 9:15 pm | | Tampa Theatre

Carolyn, Joanna, Laurel, and Charlotte are your average teenage girls in rural Ohio: they front afro punk bands, make out with fellow cheerleaders in the woods, and deal with unstable parents. But when Carolyn disappears one night, the town must come together to investigate this unimaginable trauma.

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You Don’t Nomi

October 11, 2019 @ 5:30 pm | | Tampa Theatre

When does a critically “bad” film become a cult film? Is “camp” manufactured or does it just happen?  Jeffrey McHale’s documentary asks these questions, but in the subtlest of ways. McHale digs deep in his detailed exploration of the nuances and the blatant exploitation of Showgirls, the 1995 worst everything in cinema. 

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Suzanne Westenhoefer in Tampa

October 11, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St
Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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Suzanne never does the same show twice. She can’t. She doesn’t write anything down. She charges boldly onto the stage and what happens is always a mystery and a delight. So if you have seen her before, never fear, she has new and fun stories and observations every day! Be prepared for 90 minutes of laughter and fun!

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End of the Century (Fin de siglo)

October 11, 2019 @ 10:00 pm | | Tampa Theatre

Time bends in this sexy film about the chance meetings of two scruffy, handsome men. Ocho meets Javi while vacationing in Barcelona. The electricity between them is immediate.

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And Then We Danced

October 12, 2019 @ 3:30 pm | | Tampa Theatre

Merab has been dancing since he was ten. He aspires to make the National Ballet and he feels confident, until Irakli shows up. Irakli is strong, handsome, and confident in the way someone can be when they have always been better than everyone else.

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Tickle In Your Shorts

October 12, 2019 @ 5:45 pm | | Tampa Theatre

Lighten your mood with this quirky collection of eleven short films.

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Gay Chorus Deep South – {Closing Night}

October 12, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | | Tampa Theatre

The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus set out to bring their message of hope and resiliency in response to the 2016 presidential election by spending a week touring throughout the deep south.
The Chorus, joined by The Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, brought a message of music, love, and acceptance to communities and individuals confronting intolerance.

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January 2020

For They Know Not What They Do (Encore)

January 31 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm | | Metropolitan Community Church of Tampa

From The Director of "For The Bible Tells Me So" This new documentary takes us on a journey of understanding and sheds light on religion, gender identity, and sexual orientation in America. At the core of the story are four families whose faith is their source of strength and, sometimes, a source of pain.

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Free

February 2020

SAINT FRANCES

February 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm | | AMC Sundial 20+IMAX

See it before anyone else!  Official Release Date:  28 February 2020 Maya and Annie are a middle age couple with two kids - a new baby boy and Frances, a fascinatingly precocious six-year-old, who needs a nanny. Frances gets the final say on the nanny and after her first choice flames out, she selects Bridget, a thirty-four-year-old with dwindling employment choices. Maya is suffering with postpartum depression, while Annie is preoccupied with work. That leaves Frances and Bridget to explore…

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$10

May 2020

Laughter in Lockdown (shorts) {FREE}

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - May 20 @ 11:59 pm | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

Since we can't gather together in person... We are excited to announce the launch of our new virtual screening platform TIGLFF Online, where we will be presenting regular virtual screenings! The program is curated by our new Director of Programming Derek Horne. We are kicking off the series with a free short film retrospective of some of the best LGBTQ comedy shorts of the past decade. This program will be available in our virtual screening room starting at 7:00pm on…

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Free

Breaking Fast

May 28 @ 7:00 pm - May 31 @ 11:30 pm | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE
Breaking Fast Movie

Our First Virtual Full Length Film! Mo Hamoud, a mid-30s doctor living in West Hollywood, is full of passion and optimism which shows in every interaction he has. We meet him as he prepares to host dinner for his family on the first night of Ramadan, the holiest time of year for Mo, when Muslims fast from food, water, and impure thoughts and activities from sunrise to sunset. Controlled, stable, and decisive, Mo is thrown off track when he finds…

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June 2020

SHIRLEY

June 5 - July 31 | | Partner Online Screening

Elisabeth Moss stars as renowned horror writer Shirley Jackson who is on the precipice of writing her masterpiece when the arrival of newlyweds upends her meticulous routine and heightens tensions in her already tempestuous relationship with her philandering husband. The middle-aged couple, prone to ruthless barbs and copious afternoon cocktails, begin to toy mercilessly with the naive young couple as a mysterious sensuality develops between Shirley and Rose, the strange young woman now living in her house. TIGLFF is thrilled to…

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$5.99

Trans Musicians: Life in Harmony

June 11 @ 7:00 pm - June 17 @ 11:30 pm | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE
Genderline

To celebrate Pride Month, we present a pair of inspiring documentaries about two transgender musicians who are living their lives in true harmony. Cidny Bullens and Glenn Copeland reflect on their transformational musical journeys. Program Features Two Films The Gender Line– (13min/2019/USA) Directed by T.J. Parsell Inspiring portrait of transgender rock star, Cidny Bullens (formerly Cindy Bullens) who once sang in Elton John's band. Cidny is fortunate to have been both a wife and husband in the same lifetime. He…

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Give or Take

June 18 @ 7:00 pm - June 21 @ 11:30 pm | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

Celebrate Father’s Day and Pride Month with a sneak preview of this poignant and comedic drama about a son coming to terms with the memory of his deceased dad who lived his later years out and proud. Starring Norbert Leo Butz (Bloodline) and Cheri Oteri (SNL) When a disillusioned New Yorker's father dies, he goes home to Cape Cod and prepares the house for sale while sharing it with his father's temperamental live-in boyfriend. Grieving, they circle each other, butt…

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PROUD

June 20 - August 31 | | Partner Online Screening

This three-part French mini-series tells the story of Charles, Victor, and Bao. Three generations of men from the same family, who are transformed by the social progress happening in the country. Each episode is dedicated successively to each one of them, around three historic moments. Retrospective and epic, the series also portrays a family as well as a social and a political situation. In 1981, it was still illegal to be gay in France. Today, same-sex marriage is recognized and…

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$12

From St. Pete to Saint Petersburg

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - June 30 @ 11:30 pm | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

In the spirit of Pride Month, we present two documentaries that starkly contrast the state of the LGBTQ+ community in the U.S. and Russia. The Countdown is a short documentary produced by the St. Pete City Council chronicling the preparations for last year's Pride Week Parade and Festival which marked the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. A Worm in the Heart is a feature-length documentary filmed in six cities along the Trans-Siberian Railway, starting in Saint Petersburg where their…

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$5

July 2020

Pioneers of Queer Cinema

July 1 - August 31 | | Partner Online Screening
Victor Victoria

Take a trip into the past with these classics of early queer cinema that were all way ahead of their time. This trilogy of restored classic films presented by Kino Marquee include Victor and Victoria, Mädchen in Uniform, and Michael.  See all three for $15 and you'll have 10 days to watch. Or choose individual films and you'll have five days to watch. Either way, your purchase will support the Tampa Bay International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. $15 for…

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August 2020

Stage Mother

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - August 16 @ 6:00 pm | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

TIGLFF is proud to present a special advance screening of the fabulous new comedy STAGE MOTHER, starring Lucy Liu, Adrian Grenier, and Jacki Weaver as a conservative church choir director who inherits her late son's San Francisco drag club. This film is guaranteed to lift your spirits! PURCHASE TICKETS/VIEW FILM HERE

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October 2020

PORT AUTHORITY

October 2 - October 3 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

The NYC Port Authority is a mecca dedicated to getting people where they need to go but when Paul, a young Midwestern probation dodger with a damaged past and a chip on his shoulder, first arrives here - he’s got nowhere to go. His desperate search for a sense of belonging finds him reluctantly working for crooked movers who prey on the poor.

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AHEAD OF THE CURVE

October 3 - October 17 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

An inspirational tribute to the fascinating life and career of Franco Stevens, creator of the ground-breaking lesbian magazine Curve, which generated a world-wide sense of community and positive visibility for gay women.

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BREAKING FAST

October 3 - October 17 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

Cocooned in strict Muslim beliefs about family, faith, and food, Mo – an adorably shy gay doctor in postbreak-up mode – cautiously expands his comfort zone during Ramadan to connect with Kal, an All-American gay actor who happens to speak Arabic and make great mloukieh (jute stew).

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DRAMARAMA

October 3 - October 17 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

In this bittersweetly nostalgic drama-rama-com set in 1994, pop-culture references and witty wordplay are as plentiful as clues in a mystery novel when five high school theater friends dress up in costumes for one final murder mystery party before they leave for college.

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ELLIE & ABBIE (& ELLIE’S DEAD AUNT)

October 3 - October 17 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

Move over Cinderella… this modern queer fairytale belongs to Ellie who has her very own fairy godmother in the form of her reincarnated Aunt Tara appearing just in the nick of time to give advice to Ellie who is coming out to her mother and trying to pursue Abbie, the girl of her dreams at school.

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LATTER DAY JEW

October 3 - October 17 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

Meet H. Alan Scott: a gay former Mormon/converted Jew/cancer survivor/writer-comedian, as he finds his spiritual path while preparing for his Bar Mitzvah, traveling to Israel during their Gay Pride celebration, and immersing himself in Jewish life and culture.

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MAKING SWEET TEA

October 3 - October 17 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

Grab a tall one and settle in to watch this intimate documentary that chronicles the reflective journey of southern-born, black gay researcher and performer, E. Patrick Johnson as he travels home to North Carolina to come to terms with his past.

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A SKELETON IN THE CLOSET (TODOS TENEMOS UN MUERTO EN EL PLACARD O UN HIJO EN EL CLOSET)

October 3 - October 17 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

Peak inside a playfully loving family and their coming out, coming-of-age, and coming around discoveries as they unravel their long-held layers of prejudice and pride.

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TRANSFORMISTAS

October 3 - October 17 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

Filmed covertly without permission from the Cuban government, this intimately epic documentary fluctuates between the past and the present, contrasting the struggles that different generations of drag queens have faced in their country.

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YOUNG HUNTER (EL CAZADOR)

October 3 - October 17 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

A horny teen left alone by vacationing parents may have a familiar ring but this film’s intimate treatment of a gay boy’s early sexual explorations is far more original with its mystery and mayhem mix of thriller and coming-of-age story.

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SHORTS PROGRAM #1: RITES OF PASSAGE

October 3 - October 17 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

From birthdays and bat mitzvahs to prom dates and expiration dates, this bittersweet program celebrates those special occasions that leave indelible impressions on a life’s journey from adolescence to adulthood

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SHORTS PROGRAM #2: WILDEST DREAMS

October 3 - October 17 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

Oh the places you’ll go… with these sexy, sensual, surreal, and silly journeys into the subconscious.

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SHORTS PROGRAM #3: MIXED SIGNALS

October 3 - October 17 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

These sly and sardonic shorts prove that technology can’t improve our relationships when it comes to the confusion spawned by human flaws in communication

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STAGE MOTHER

October 9 - October 10 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

Stage Mother delivers the ultimate wish-fulfillment fantasy for any misfit who longs for their parent’s unconditional approval. This feel-good, laugh-out-loud, sing-along comedy proves that it is never too late to change your mind, change your views, and change your life.

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ALICE JÚNIOR

October 10 - October 17 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

In this uber hip, pop culture film laced with electrifying emojis, the stunningly gorgeous Anna Celestino Mota stars as Alice Junior - a high octane social influencer and Teen Top Model trans girl – who panics when she finds she must move to the Brazilian hinterlands to attend a Catholic school.

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Bare

October 10 - October 17 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

Nudity is beautiful - this is the theme of famed Belgian choreographer Thierry Smits’ new production. We follow eleven male dancers as they bare more than just their bodies, they bare their souls for all to see.

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GIVE OR TAKE

October 10 - October 17 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

When a disillusioned New Yorker’s father dies, he goes home to Cape Cod and prepares the house for sale while sharing it with his father’s temperamental live-in boyfriend. Grieving, they circle each other, butt heads, and are forced to negotiate how to remember the man they both loved.

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MINYAN

October 10 - October 17 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

Set in the Russian-Jewish enclave of Brighton Beach during the 1980’s, this contemplative coming-of-age/ coming-out story follows the soul-searching journey of David, a closeted gay Yeshiva student who moves in with his grandfather in a Jewish religious center.

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STEELERS: THE WORLD’S FIRST GAY RUGBY CLUB

October 10 - October 17 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

Come for the eye candy of hunky rugby players and their spunky lesbian coach…stay for the meaningful stories, exciting tournaments, and the surprising half-time drag show.

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SHORTS PROGRAM #4: DESPERATE MEASURES

October 10 - October 17 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

When up against formidable odds, these truth-seekers discover that the ultimate battle is waged within their own minds and, to win a sense of peace, they must out-maneuver themselves.

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SHORTS PROGRAM #5: IDENTITY CRISIS

October 10 - October 17 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

It’s not me…it’s YOU. These perceptive shorts show that sometimes the only identity crisis that’s going on is the one that’s happening in someone else’s judgmental mind.

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SHORTS PROGRAM #6: ROLE REVERSAL

October 10 - October 17 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

In these inspiring documentaries, change-making role models use their ingenuity and integrity to disrupt the status quo and help define a “new normal.”

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FIRST BLUSH

October 14 - October 17 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

When a young married couple becomes involved with another woman, they learn to navigate the emotional intricacies of a polyamorous relationship in this tenderly told, relatable story about the pursuit of love.

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SURVIVING THE SILENCE: THE UNTOLD STORY OF TWO WOMEN IN LOVE WHO HELPED CHANGE MILITARY POLICY

October 14 - October 17 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

In this monumental coming-out-story, Colonel Patsy Thompson and her wife Barbara Brass reveal how they had to keep their relationship secret for years in order to preserve her military career.

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UNSOUND

October 15 - October 17 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

There’s a silent synchronicity on the screen when Noah, a disillusioned musician, returns home to Australia for some soul searching and falls for Finn, a deaf trans DJ.

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WHO’S ON TOP? LGBTQs SUMMIT MT. HOOD

October 15 - October 17 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

Meet Ryan, Shanita, Stacey, Taylor, …and Wy’east (the Native American name for Mt. Hood) which is also a character in this glorious documentary that captures the spectacular scenery of Oregon’s tallest mountain.

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TWO OF US (DEUX)

October 17 - October 18 | | TIGLFF SCREENING ROOM-ONLINE

Tender lesbian love story. Edge-of-your-seat thriller. Wickedly amusing dark comedy. Director Filippo Meneghetti delicately blends disparate genres in a grippingly unique tale about “open-door policy” neighbors.

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