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Honors -

Official Selection - Miami Jewish Film Festival

Holy Lands

Thursday June 20th 2019, 8:00 pm

Genre: Comedy, Drama, LGBTQ, Slice of Life

Language: English

Venue: Jewish Community Center

Facing a crossroads in life, lapsed Jew and former cardiologist Harry (Academy Award Nominee James Caan) leaves New York and his family with an unlikely plan – to start a pig farm in Nazareth. His conflict with the town Rabbi, Moshe Cattan (BAFTA Award...

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An Almost Ordinary Summer
(Croce e Delizia)

Saturday April 20th 2019, 7:00 pm

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Gay

Language: Italian with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE

Two very different families spend their holidays in the same seaside house: the aristocratic Castelvecchio’s – open-minded, eccentric, but quite selfish – and the working-class Petagna’s – very tight-knit...

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Jury Winner -

Runner-Up Best Documentary Film - OUTshine

Birds of the Borderlands

Sunday April 21st 2019, 4:45 pm

Genre: Documentary, Historical, LGBTQ, Political

Language: English and Arabic with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

Genderqueer Australian filmmaker Jordan Bryon’s intense and compelling piece of guerrilla filmmaking powerfully illuminates four queer Arab stories: Jordanian teenager Hiba is transitioning in secret, fearful of being killed by her Bedouin tribe; Gay...

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Honors -

Nominee for Best Feature Film - Guadalajara International Film Festival

MEN'S SPOTLIGHT FILM
The Blonde One

Thursday April 25th 2019, 6:45 pm

Genre: Drama, Gay, Romance

Language: Spanish with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

MEN'S SPOTLIGHT FILM
US PREMIERE


In the suburbs of Buenos Aires, Gabriel has just moved in with his colleague, Juan. Shy and reserved, Gabo is reluctant to follow Juan’s wandering hands and meaningful looks. With a revolving...

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Winner – Best Director - Valladolid International Film Festival
Winner – Audience Award for Best Film, Best Actor and Best Director - Toulouse Cinespaña (Toulouse, France)

Canary (Kanarie)

Friday April 26th 2019, 6:45 pm

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Gay, Musical

Language: English and Afrikaans with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

Set in 1985 South Africa against a backdrop of apartheid, religion, and war, Canary is a charming musical drama chronicling one teen’s struggle to find his voice. After being drafted, Johan joins the Canaries (the South African Defense Force...

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Catamaran (Kattumaram)

Tuesday April 23rd 2019, 7:00 pm

Genre: Drama, LGBTQ, Slice of Life

Language: Tamil with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

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Conservative middle-aged fisherman Singaram cares for his orphaned niece and nephew who he loves deeply. As Singaram works hard to provide for his family, he also tries to arrange a groom for his niece. But she rejects...

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Honors -

Winner - Audience Award Best Picture - Slovenia Film Festival
Official Selection - Toronto International Film Festival

Consequences (Posledice)

Saturday April 27th 2019, 9:45 pm

Genre: Drama, Gay, Suspense

Language: Slovenian with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

Seventeen-year-old, hunky Andrej is admitted to a youth correctional facility where he meets Željko, another delinquent and the self-appointed leader of the other detainees. Soon Željko starts exploiting Andrej in return for keeping his homosexuality...

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Honors -

Winner - Teddy Jury Award, Berlinale (Berlin)
Official Selection - Hong Kong International Film Festival

A Dog Barking at the Moon

Wednesday April 24th 2019, 9:15 pm

Genre: Drama, LGBTQ

Language: Mandarin with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

Buried deep under the soil of Chinese family tradition, one family’s secrets gradually come to the surface when a pregnant daughter returns home to visit her parents. The secret no one wants to admit was long ago...

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Drive Me Home

Thursday April 25th 2019, 9:15 pm

Genre: Drama, Gay, Suspense

Language: Italian with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

Antonio and Agostino grew up together in a small town in Sicily; they dreamt of living a different life, somewhere else. Now thirty-year-olds, they both live abroad but they lost touch years ago. When Antonio discovers...

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Honors -

Winner – Special Programming Award for Outstanding Emerging Talent - Outfest (Los Angeles)

Dykes, Camera, Action!

Saturday April 20th 2019, 12:15 pm

Genre: Documentary, Historical, Lesbian

Language: English

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

Lesbians didn't always see themselves on screen. But between Stonewall, the feminist movement, and 1970’s experimental cinema, they built visibility and transformed the social imagination about queerness. The film follows filmmakers, critics, and others...

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Honors -

Nominee for Best Male Lead (Markus Freistatter) - Austrian Film Festival

Erik & Erika

Saturday April 20th 2019, 5:15 pm

Genre: Drama, Historical Fiction, LGBTQ, Trans

Language: German

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

The true story of Erik/Erika Schinegger – the ski sensation that became a media sensation. Declared female at birth, Erika is raised as a girl until a gene test proves that she is genetically male. Athletic success...

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Nominee for Queer Palm - Cannes Film Festival
Nominee for Best Film - Cairo International Film Festival

Euphoria (Euforia)

Saturday April 20th 2019, 9:45 pm

Genre: Drama, Gay, Slice of Life

Language: Italian with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

Matteo is a young successful entrepreneur who is open-minded, charming and dynamic. His brother Ettore, who still lives in the small provincial town where they were born, is a cautious and honest man who has always stayed out of the spotlight out of fear...

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Nominee for Best Film (Golden Berlin Bear) - Berlinale (Berlin)
Nominee for LGBT Best Film (Teddy) - Berlinale (Berlin)

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

Friday April 26th 2019, 7:00 pm

Genre: Drama, Lesbian, Suspense

Language: German

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

Not yet 30, gorgeous Lola is a jet setting business consultant who excels at the aggressive tactics and nonstop work her job requires. She manages her personal life with the same ruthless efficiency she uses to optimize...

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Official Selection - Sundance Film Festival

Halston

Sunday April 28th 2019, 1:30 pm

Genre: Documentary, Gay, Historical

Language: English

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

Roy Halston Frowick was America's first celebrity designer. His life story is a dramatic and visually outstanding tale of the transition from classic Hollywood elegance to the extravagant wild nightlife of the 1970s. His ideas perfectly encapsulated the...

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Highlights

Victor Gimenez - Executive Director

"The best written script in the festival, and a beautifully shot film."

Honors -

Nominee for Golden Camera - Cannes Film Festival

The Harvesters (Die Stropers)

Monday April 22nd 2019, 6:45 pm

Genre: Drama, Gay, Slice of Life

Language: English and Afrikaans with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

A raw, atmospheric drama about masculinity in South Africa's "Bible Belt". The central province of Free State is a stronghold of the white Afrikaner minority. In this conservative farming territory obsessed with strength and masculinity, Janno is different...

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Honors -

Official Selection - DOC NY (New York)
Official Selection - Frameline (San Francisco)

The Ice King

Saturday April 20th 2019, 2:30 pm

Genre: Documentary, Gay, Historical

Language: English

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

SOUTHEAST PREMIERE

John Curry transformed ice-skating from a dated sport into an exalted art form. Coming out on the night of his Olympic win in 1976, he became the first openly gay Olympian in a time when homosexuality was not even fully...

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Highlights

Steve Drukker - Director of Finance and Grants

"This haunting film transports you to a world light years from Miami."

Honors -

Queer Lion Award - Venice Film Festival
Special Mention of the Jury - Bratislava International Film Festival (Slovakia)

José

Friday April 19th 2019, 9:00 pm

Genre: Drama, Gay, Romance, Slice of Life

Language: Spanish

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

José lives with his single mom in cramped quarters in Guatemala, a tough life in one of the world's most dangerous, religious, and impoverished countries. His mother sells sandwiches, and he delivers food at the drive-by diner. Resigned and aloof, the...

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Dan Hunt - Co-Director

In Attendance

Jury Winner -

Best Documentary Film - OUTshine

Honors -


Official Selection - BFI Flare London
Official Selection - DOC NY (New York)

Little Miss Westie

Sunday April 21st 2019, 2:30 pm

Genre: Documentary, LGBTQ, Slice of Life, Trans

Language: English

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

SOUTHEAST PREMIERE

If Ren could go back in time to before she was four, she would tell her parents that she wasn’t happy living as a boy. Now Ren is about to take part in a rite of passage for their community in West Haven, Connecticut,...

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Joe Bilancio - Programming Director

"I am a sucker for stories about people who are living their true selves at all costs."

Jury Winner -

Honorable Mention Best Narrative Feature - OUTshine

Honors -

Winner - Orizzonti Award for Best Actress (Natalya Kudryashova) - Venice Film Festival
Winner - Jury Award Best Film - Zinegoak Bilbao International GLT Film Festival (Spain)

The Man Who Surprised Everyone
(Tchelovek kotorij udivil vseh)

Sunday April 21st 2019, 5:15 pm

Genre: Drama, LGBTQ, Trans

Language: Russian

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

Egor is a fearless state forest guard in the Siberian Taiga. He is a good family man, respected by his fellow villagers. He and his wife Natalia are expecting a second child. But one day Egor finds out that he has...

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Jeff Wolk - Director

In Attendance

Leonard Soloway’s Broadway

Saturday April 27th 2019, 12:15 pm

Genre: Documentary, Gay, Historical, Musical

Language: English

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

EAST COAST PREMIERE

Through verité documentary footage, humorous storytelling, interviews and archival film material, Leonard Soloway's Broadway captures a Broadway few have ever seen as told through the eyes of a legendary Broadway...

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Marilyn

Thursday April 25th 2019, 9:00 pm

Genre: Drama, Gay, LGBTQ, Romance, Suspense

Language: Spanish with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

Marcos and his family work as ranch hands. His father and brother handle the heavier tasks while Marcos stays home near his mother. Each has a path to follow, yet Marcos bides his time waiting for Carnival, the one moment where he can let his true self...

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Highlights

Honors -

Winner - UNESCO Award - Asia Pacific Screen Awards
Official Selection - Venice Film Festival

Memories of My Body
(Kucumbu Tubuh Indahku)

Monday April 22nd 2019, 9:15 pm

Genre: Drama, Gay, LGBTQ, Suspense

Language: Indonesian

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

EAST COAST PREMIERE

Juno is just a child when his father abandons him in their village of Center Java. Alone now, he joins a Lengger dance center where men shape their feminine appearance and movement. But the sensuality and sexuality that...

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Men of Hard Skin
(Hombres de Piel Dura)

Saturday April 27th 2019, 9:15 pm

Genre: Drama, Gay, Slice of Life

Language: Spanish

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

Teenager Ariel lives a seemingly quiet life with his father and sister on their picturesque farm in a rural part of Buenos Aires. However, unbeknownst to his family, Ariel has been abused for years by Omar, his neighborhood priest. Having confused his...

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Mr. Leather

Wednesday April 24th 2019, 9:00 pm

Genre: Documentary, Gay, Historical

Language: Portugese

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

In 2018, the second edition of the Mr. Leather Brazil competition was held. Five individuals vie to wear the sash, each with their own backstory. The winner will be crowned by Brazil’s first Mr. Leather, Dom Barbudo,...

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Mom + Mom (Mamma + Mamma)

Thursday April 25th 2019, 7:00 pm

Genre: Drama, Lesbian, Slice of Life

Language: Italian with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

Mom + Mom is the story of two women who love each other and their desire to have a child together. Karole and Ali still don’t know that the enthusiasm of this first attempt will be followed by many hardships,...

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My Father, The Bride
(Oishi Kazoku)

Saturday April 27th 2019, 5:15 pm

Genre: Comedy, Drama, LGBTQ, Slice of Life, Trans

Language: Japanese with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE

Tohka returns to the island where she grew up to attend the second memorial service for her late mother. She is greeted by her father, Seiji, who is wearing her mother’s clothes and announces that he is getting married...

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Nevrland

Tuesday April 23rd 2019, 9:15 pm

Genre: Drama, Gay, Slice of Life

Language: English and German with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

SOUTHEAST PREMIERE

17-year-old Jakob wants nothing more than to feel alive, yet uncontrollable anxiety attacks force him to escape into fictional and virtual worlds. A chance encounter in a sex-cam-chat marks the beginning of an online relationship...

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Octavio is Dead

Friday April 19th 2019, 9:15 pm

Genre: Drama, LGBTQ, Slice of Life

Language: English

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

Octavio is Dead! is an intense and otherworldly cinematic experience – the unforgettable journey of Tyler, a fearful young woman thrust from her sheltered home in the suburbs to the vibrant and chaotic city. She sets out to learn about the dead...

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Highlights

Honors -

Nominee for Best Feature Film - Guadalajara International Film Festival
Official Selection - Toronto International Film Festival
Official Selection - Dublin International Film Festival

Papi Chulo

Saturday April 20th 2019, 9:15 pm

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Gay

Language: English

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

Cast adrift in Los Angeles, lonely TV weatherman Sean (Golden Globe Winner Matt Bomer) drives past a middle-aged Latino migrant worker standing outside a hardware store looking for work. He decides to hire this kind-looking man – to be his friend. Sean...

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Highlights

Honors -

Winner - Audience Award Narrative Feature - NewFest (New York)
Winner - Audience Award Best Feature Film - Madrid International LGBT Film Festival
Winner - Young Programmer's Choice Award - Dublin International Film Festival

Honors -

Winner - Viewer's Choice Award - Bratislava International Film Festival (Slovakia)
Nominee for Queer Palm - Cannes Film Festival

Rafiki

Sunday April 28th 2019, 1:00 pm

Genre: Drama, Lesbian, Romance

Language: English and Swahili with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

An old Kenyan proverb says "Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives," but Kena and Ziki long for something more. Despite the political rivalry between their families, the girls remain close friends, supporting each other to pursue their dreams in an...

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Harlene Bautista - Executive Producer

In Attendance

Honors -

Winner - Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Screenplay, Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Actress – Metro Manilla Film Festival

Rainbow's Sunset

Saturday April 20th 2019, 4:45 pm

Genre: Drama, Gay, Romance, Slice of Life

Language: Filipino &Tagalog with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

EAST COAST PREMIERE

Elderly Senator Ramon, the pride of his small, provincial hometown, moves in with his terminally-ill best friend Fredo in his final days. It turns out that their connection goes beyond mere friendship, and the revelation...

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Mark Gilbert - Chair

"The movie just blew me away, and it will you to"

Honors -

Special Teddy Jury (LGBT) Award - Berlinale (Berlin)

CENTERPIECE FILM
Retablo

Wednesday April 24th 2019, 7:00 pm

Genre: Drama, Gay

Language: Spanish & Quechua with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

CENTERPIECE FILM

14-year-old Segundo is following in his father’s footsteps in the traditional folk art of crafting intricate, artisan story-boxes. Segundo reveres his father, and when he stumbles across a heartbreaking secret his...

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Alexis Bosch - Marketing Director

Woman directed with 85% women cast and crew!"

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Riot Girls

Sunday April 21st 2019, 9:15 pm

Genre: Action, Adventure, Lesbian

Language: English

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

SNEAK PEAK

Set in a world where adults have mysteriously died and resources are scarce, Riot Girls tells the story of a teenage girl who is called to action when her brother is captured by rivals and set to be executed. Joined by...

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Highlights

Arnel San Pedro - Executive Producer - Festival Runner

"This raunchy, sexy film appeals to the bad boy in all of us :)"

Honors -

Winner - Louis Roederer Foundation Rising Star Award - Cannes Film Festival
Winner - Best International First Film - Jerusalem Film Festival and Namur International Festival of French-Speaking Film
Winner - Ocaña Award - Seville European Film Festiv

Sauvage

Friday April 26th 2019, 9:00 pm

Genre: Drama, Explicit, Gay, Suspense

Language: French with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

22-year-old Leo works as a prostitute. The men come and go without complications until Leo develops feelings for Ahd, who is actively seeking escape from his life of nightly hookups with lonely old men. Leo, in contrast, seems to not know or desire any...

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Ruth Caudeli - Writer/Director

In Attendance

Silvia Varón - Actor

In Attendance

Second Star on the Right

Saturday April 20th 2019, 3:00 pm

Genre: Bi, Drama, Lesbian, LGBTQ, Romance, Slice of Life

Language: Spanish with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

SOUTHEAST PREMIERE

Emilia is a 30-something bisexual woman who refuses to grow up. All her friends seem to have all their lives figured out, including Angélica who is about to get married. Yet Emilia is still living with her mother, trying...

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Mike Doyle - Writer/Director

In Attendance

(WORK-IN-PROGRESS)
Sell By

Friday April 19th 2019, 6:45 pm

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Gay, Romance, Slice of Life

Language: English

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

(WORK-IN-PROGRESS)

Does every relationship have an expiration date? Adam and Marklin are about to find out. Their 5-year relationship has gone from a passionate flame to a medium burn, forcing them to reconcile with each other’s...

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Fred Rosser - Vanguard Award Recipient

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CLOSING NIGHT FILM
The Shiny Shrimps
(Les Crevettes pailletées)

Sunday April 28th 2019, 6:00 pm

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Gay, LGBTQ, Musical

Language: French with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

CLOSING NIGHT FILM

INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE


Matthias, an Olympic swimming champion at the end of his career, makes a homophobic statement on TV. His punishment: coach the Shiny Shrimps, a VERY flamboyant, VERY bad and VERY LGBT...

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Honors -

Nominee for NEXT Innovator Award - Sundance Film Festival
Official Selection - SXSW (South by Southwest - Austin)

Sister Aimee

Monday April 22nd 2019, 7:00 pm

Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Historical Fiction, Lesbian, LGBTQ, Mystery

Language: English

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

In 1926, America’s most famous evangelist is a woman, Sister Aimee Semple McPherson, and she’s looking for a way out. Fed up with her own success, she gets swept up in her lover Kenny’s daydreams about Mexico and finds herself on a wild road trip...

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Highlights

Jury Winner -

Best Narrative Film - OUTshine

Socrates

Friday April 26th 2019, 9:15 pm

Genre: Drama, Gay

Language: Portuguese with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

The sudden, unexpected death of his mother puts 15-year-old Socrates in a precarious position. A child of the São Paulo slums, he now has to survive on his own. At first, he hides his mother's death, telling her employers that she's just sick so he can...

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Honors -

Winner - Outstanding Performance by an Actress (Shelley Thompson) - Atlantic Film Festival (Halifax, Canada)
Official Selection - Toronto International Film Festival

Splinters

Sunday April 28th 2019, 3:15 pm

Genre: Bi, Drama, Lesbian, LGBTQ, Slice of Life

Language: English

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

US PREMIERE20-something Belle has long been at odds with her conservative mother who took it hard when she came out as a lesbian teenager. After returning home to Nova Scotia for her father's funeral and wanting to avoid upsetting her mother again...

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Highlights

Jury Winner -

Honorable Mention Best Documentary Film - OUTshine

Honors -

Winner - Audience Award - DOK.fest Munich

Tackling Life

Sunday April 21st 2019, 12:15 pm

Genre: Documentary, Gay

Language: English and German with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

Adam, Nico and Su are members of Germany’s first gay rugby team. Tackling Life portrays their everyday lives and follows them into the world of the sport, showing their struggle for recognition – in competition with the hetero regional league teams...

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Highlights

Honors -

Official Selection - Toronto International Film Festival

LADIES' SPOTLIGHT FILM
Vita & Virginia

Saturday April 20th 2019, 7:30 pm

Genre: Drama, Historical Fiction, Lesbian, Romance

Language: English

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

LADIES' SPOTLIGHT FILM

London 1922. The aristocratic socialite and writer Vita Sackville-West (Gemma Arterton) first lays eyes on the famous novelist Virginia Woolf and vows to pursue her, beginning one of the most notorious and convention-shattering...

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MADE BY SOUTH FLORIDA
Where Justice Ends

Saturday April 27th 2019, 2:30 pm

Genre: Documentary, LGBTQ, Trans

Language: English

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

MADE BY SOUTH FLORIDA

Where Justice Ends explores the intersection of two important and timely topics of social justice: conditions within the U.S. prison system and the injustices that befall transgender people encountering...

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Wild

Saturday April 27th 2019, 3:00 pm

Genre: Drama, Lesbian, Romance

Language: French with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

19-year-old Nora has just been released from prison and has only one goal on her mind: finding Léa, a young neo-punk artist she has come to admire. The 25-year-old Léa had run away to hide in Portugal where she...

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Highlights

Jennifer Kriz - Vice-Chair

"Molly Shannon captures the vivaciousness, bravery and humor poet Emily Dickinson in this not-to-miss dramedy."

Edwin Scharlau - Producer

In Attendance

Wild Nights With Emily

Sunday April 21st 2019, 7:00 pm

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Historical Fiction, Lesbian

Language: English

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

This is the story of the secret life of Emily Dickinson (played flawlessly by Molly Shannon). The poet’s persona, popularized since her death, is that of a reclusive spinster, a delicate wallflower, too sensitive for this world. This film explores the...

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Highlights

Honors -

Nominee for Queer Lion Award - Venice Film Festival

Zen in the Ice Rift
(Zen sul ghiaccio sottile)

Saturday April 27th 2019, 7:30 pm

Genre: Drama, Lesbian, Slice of Life

Language: Italian with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

Maia (aka Zen) is a rowdy yet solitary 16-year-old tomboy and the only girl on the local ice hockey-team. She is constantly bullied by her teammates for her masculine attitude. When Vanessa – the beautiful and bewildered...

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Highlights

Honors -

Nominee for Best Film (Golden Berlin Bear) - Berlinale (Berlin)
Nominee for LGBT Best Film (Teddy) - Berlinale (Berlin)

Elisa and Marcela
(Elisa y Marcela)

Wednesday April 24th 2019, 6:45 pm

Genre: Drama, Historical Fiction, Lesbian, LGBTQ

Language: Spanish & Portuguese with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

ADDITIONAL FREE SCREENING Donations are requested to support the Lynn Bové Scholarship fund!

1885. It’s love at first sight when Marcela and Elisa meet in high school, and soon a close friendship becomes a secret romantic relationship....

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Highlights

Jury Winner -

Best Short Film Runner-Up - The One You Never Forget - OUTshine

Jury Winner -

Best Short Film Honorable Mention - Black Hat - OUTshine

Men's Shorts - 1

Monday April 22nd 2019, 9:00 pm

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Gay, Slice of Life

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

Here are some of the most interesting, engaging and award-winning shorts from across the land. r u o k Jay Russell, 13 minutes, USA Black...

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Highlights

Daniel Talbott - Writer/Producer

In Attendance

Jury Winner -

Best Short Film - You Say Hello - OUTshine

Men's Shorts - 2

Tuesday April 23rd 2019, 9:00 pm

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Gay, Slice of Life

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

Young and old and everything in between are the people and places that make up this beautiful, thought-provoking and funny compilation of shorts. Sequins Michael Beddoes,...

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Ruth Caudeli - Writer/Director

In Attendance

Silvia Varón - Actor

In Attendance

Ladies' Shorts

Sunday April 21st 2019, 3:00 pm

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Lesbian, Science Fiction

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

Whether thinking back to your first love (how sweet), your recent break-up (not that sweet) or the love that may never be, these shorts are sure to make you feel something. Girlfriends Marie...

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Highlights

Maria Mejia - Participant - Let's Stop HIV Together

Panel Leader

Dr. Josh Caraballo, PsyD - Research and Evaluation Coordinator at Latinos Salud

Panelist

Jeremy Johnston - Anti-Stigma Project Facilitator and Linkage Specialist at Latinos Salud

Panelist

Dr. Audrey Harkness - Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Miami

Panelist

Joey Waknin - Community Outreach Coordinator for Health Promotion and Care at the University of Miami

Panelist

Ashley Richardson - Education and Prevention Specialist at CAN Community Health Member of the Miami Speaker's Bureau

Panelist

Aquilla Lee - Member of the Family Foundation of Greater Miami - Miami Speaker's Bureau

Panelist

Alex McFry - Writer/Director

In Attendance

Let’s Stop HIV Together
(Community Screening)

Saturday April 27th 2019, 4:45 pm

Genre: Documentary, LGBTQ

Language: English

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

FIGHT THE STIGMA A community event focused on fighting HIV stigma. Thanks to the CDC we will be presenting their short documentary Let’s Stop HIV Together: A Short Film followed by a panel discussion with film participants and community...

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Highlights

Honors -

Nominee for Best Film (Golden Berlin Bear) - Berlinale (Berlin)
Nominee for LGBT Best Film (Teddy) - Berlinale (Berlin)

Elisa and Marcela
(Elisa y Marcela)

Friday April 19th 2019, 7:00 pm

Genre: Drama, Historical Fiction, Lesbian, LGBTQ

Language: Spanish & Portuguese with English Subtitles

Venue: Regal Cinemas South Beach

1885. It’s love at first sight when Marcela and Elisa meet in high school, and soon a close friendship becomes a secret romantic relationship. Marcela’s parents are suspicious and send her abroad. When she returns, the reunion with Elisa is magical...

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Highlights

Lynn Bove - Angel Award Recipient

Linda Watson - Board Member

"A beautiful film with stunning performances by Anna Paquin and Holiday Grainger that is worthy to open our Festival!"

Honors -

Official Selection - Toronto International Film Festival
Best Feature Film Nominee - Guadalajara International Film Festival

OPENING NIGHT FILM
Tell It To The Bees

Thursday April 18th 2019, 7:00 pm

Genre: Drama, Lesbian, Romance

Language: English

Venue: The Black Archives
Historic Lyric Theater Cultural Arts Complex

OPENING NIGHT FILM

Gripped by a failing marriage and the responsibilities of having a young son, Lydia (Critic's Choice Nominee Holliday Grainger) finds solace in her growing bond with the town’s recently returned female doctor...

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Thursday July 18th 2019, 7:00 pm

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Gay, Musical

Language: English

Venue: The Classic Gateway Theatre

Sixteen-year-old Jamie New lives on a council estate in Sheffield and doesn't quite fit in. He is terrified about the future, but little does he know – he is going to be a sensation. Supported by his brilliant loving mum and surrounded by his friends,...

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Fireflies (Luciérnagas)

Thursday August 15th 2019, 7:00 pm

Genre: Drama, Gay, Political

Category: 954 GLOW

Language: English and Spanish & Farsi with English Subtitles

Venue: The Classic Gateway Theatre

After he stows away on a cargo ship leaving Turkey, Ramin unexpectedly ends up in Veracruz, Mexico. Having escaped persecution as a young gay man in Iran, his home country, he suddenly finds himself far from everything he knows, experiencing the limbo...

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