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Cinema Diverse: The Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival Announces 2015 Festival Favorites

The Eighth annual edition of Cinema Diverse: The Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival called it a wrap on Sunday night, September 20th, 2015, with strong attendance, a record number of screenings, and a ‘diverse’ selection of audience favorites. 

“We screened thirty one feature films this year, fifty one short films, and thirty new media selections,” said Michael C. Green, Festival Director, and Managing Director of The Palm Springs Cultural Center. “That's an incredible number of screenings in just three days (plus our opening night screening)."

"Even more important to us, though, is that our audience surveys continue to indicate a very high level of audience satisfaction. Attendees gave over two thirds of our feature films an eight or higher on a scale of one to ten, and our two top scoring films, BETTER HALF and FROM THIS DAY FORWARD, both scored 9.6.

BETTER HALF, a relative newcomer to the festival circuit that focuses on gay adoption, and the loss of a partner, screened to a sold out house on Saturday afternoon and had audience members raving about it for the rest of the festival. FROM THIS DAY FORWARD, a documentary by…


Posted by Michael Carroll Green on September 22, 2015 at 8:30am

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