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Cinema Diverse 2014 is now accepting submissions.

We are now accepting submissions for our 2014 Festival (September 18-21, 2014).

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Posted by Michael Carroll Green on May 6, 2014 at 3:05pm

Coming soon: Cinema Diverse at Sea Spring Cruise and Fundraiser

Cinema Diverse at Sea: Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

7 nights | Apr 26-May 3, 2014 • All Aboard the Celebrity Century!

Pursue your passion for screening the best new independent gay and lesbian films on cruise vacations designed for the entire LGBT community, our families, friends and supporters. Produced by Michael C. Green, Managing Director of The Palm Springs Cultural Center, and hosted by the incredible (and VERY funny) Shann Carr, Cinema Diverse at Sea supplements the 7-year history of this world-class LGBT film festival.

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Posted by Michael Carroll Green on April 7, 2014 at 6:00pm

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Thank you for a very successful 2013!
Check out this year's record number of Festival Favorites:

Audiences chose a record number of Festival Favorites (16 Feature Films and 22 Shorts). To be a Festival Favorite, a film must score an average audience approval rating of 8.5 or higher on a scale from 1 to 10. 

Feature films selected by audiences as Festival Favorites include Southern Baptist Sissies, Undressing Israel: Gay Men in the Promised Land, Chicken Soup with Knives, Carl(a), Disturber of the Peace, Lewd and Lascivious, Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years: 1984-1992, Big Gay Love, Out West, What’s the “T”, Teach Your Children Well, In the Name Of (which also had the highest average among the favorites), Birthday Cake, In Harvie: Superhero, I Am Divine and The Last Match.

 

Audience picks as Festival Favorites among Short Films included Brighton, The Package, The Denied, Families are Forever, Dear Santa, Barbie Boy, Straight with You, Whispers of Life, Bakersfield, Earth, Way too Many Problems, Playing it Straight, Straight Talk, Cologne, Dry Dock, An Exchange, Greg's List, The Ugly Duckling, Lavender Hill, Being Stavros, Remember to Breathe, Scotty Works Out, Happy Birthday, and Born to Dance This Way.

Welcome to Cinema Diverse: The Gay & Lesbian Film Festival • Palm Springs

All screenings take place at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs.


Tickets and passes on sale now!
PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE:www.camelottickets.com

IN PERSON: Camelot Theatres Box Office
(11:30 AM - 8:00 PM) 2300 E. Baristo Road

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2013 Schedule at a Glance

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2013 

Thursday, 9/19 5:30pm Theatre One – Opening Night Reception with Del Shores and the Cast of Southern Baptist Sissies

Thursday, 9/19 7pm Theatre One

SOUTHERN BAPTIST SISSIES (138 Minutes)

AFTER PARTY

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2013

Friday, 9/20 11am Theatre Two

Short: GREG’S LIST (20 min)

Feature: METH HEAD (108 min)

Friday, 9/20 11:30am Theatre Three

Short: THE PACKAGE (O Pacote) (18 min)

Feature: CELLULOID (120 min)

Friday, 9/20 1pm Theatre Two

Short: BRIGHTON (27 min)

Feature: UNDRESSING ISRAEL: Gay Men in the Promised Land (46 min)

Friday, 9/20 1:30pm Theatre Three

Short: HATBOXES (18 min)

Feature: CHICKEN SOUP WITH KNIVES (59 min 30 sec)

Friday, 9/20 4pm Theatre Two

Short: HOLDEN (20 min)

Feature: LEATHER (100 min)

Friday, 9/20 4:30pm Theatre Three

Short: GEEN KLOTE! (6 min 37 sec)

Feature: CARL(A) (75 min)

Friday, 9/20 7pm Theatre Two

Short: THE DENIED (15 min)

Feature: HOT GUYS WITH GUNS (105 min)

Friday, 9/20 7:30pm Theatre Three

Short: ANNALYN (32 min 6 sec)

Feature: HETEROSEXUAL JILL (80 min)

AFTER PARTY

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2013

Saturday, 9/21 9:30am Theatre One

FREE FALL (100 min) (Cosponsored by The Desert Film Society)

Saturday, 9/21 9:30am Theatre Three

Sneak Preview of DISTURBER OF THE PEACE, with Malcolm Boyd, Mark Thompson and Andrew Thomas

Saturday, 9/21 11am Theatre Two

SHORT SELECTIONS: GROWING UP GAY (104 min 30 sec) (Families are Forever (21 min), Dear Santa (22 min 3 sec), Barbie Boy (13 min), Straight with You (18 min 59 sec), Whispers of Life (11 min), Bakersfield, Earth (9 min), Way to Many Problems (9 min 28 sec))

Saturday, 9/21 11:30am Theatre Three

SHORT SELECTIONS: TORN BETWEEN LOVERS (64 min 13 sec) (Playing it Straight (20 min), Straight Talk (9 min 13 sec), Cologne (12 min), Dry Dock (10 min), An Exchange (13 min))

Saturday, 9/21 1pm Theatre Two

Short: THE UGLY DUCKLING (23 min)

Feature: LEWD AND LASCIVIOUS (50 min 20 sec)

Saturday, 9/21 1:30pm Theatre Three

Short: LAVENDER HILL (25 min)

Feature: AUDRE LORDE The Berlin Years 1984-1992 (79 min)

Saturday, 9/21 4pm Theatre Two

Short: BEING STAVROS (10 min)

Feature: BIG GAY LOVE (85 min)

Saturday, 9/21 4:30pm Theatre Three

Short: LOST PINES (17 min)

Feature: CAMP BEAVERTON: Meet the Beavers (62 min 34 sec)

Saturday, 9/21 7pm Theatre Two

Short: SUFFERIN’ TIL YOU’RE STRAIGHT (3 min)

Feature: OUT WEST (93)

Saturday, 9/21 7:30pm Theatre Three

Short: REMEMBER TO BREATHE (26 min)

Feature: BREAKING THE GIRLS (83 min)

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2013

Sunday, 9/22 11am Theatre Two

Short: WHEN I WAS A BOY I WAS A GIRL (29 min)

Feature: WHAT’S THE “T” (70 min)

Sunday, 9/22 11:30am Theatre Three

Short: DREAM DATE (3 min 2 sec); LEGAL STRANGER (14 min)

Feature: TEACH YOUR CHILDREN WELL (39 min) 

Sunday, 9/22 1pm Theatre Two

Short: SCOTTY WORKS OUT (15 min 20 sec)

Feature: PIT STOP (80 min) 

Sunday, 9/22 1:30pm Theatre Three

Short: SWEET HONEY CHILE (18 min 26 sec)

Feature: IN THE NAME OF (102 min) 

Sunday, 9/22 4pm Theatre Two

Short: HAPPY BIRTHDAY (23 min 20 sec)

Feature: BIRTHDAY CAKE (85 min)

Sunday, 9/22 4:30pm Theatre Three

Short: IT TAKES BALLS (19 min)

Feature: IAN HARVIE: SUPERHERO (71 min)

Sunday, 9/22 7pm Theatre Two

Short: BORN TO DANCE THIS WAY (11 min)

Feature: I AM DIVINE (90 min)

Sunday, 9/22 7:30pm Theatre Three

Short: LITTLE LIES (15 min)

Feature: THE LAST MATCH (LA PARTIDA) (94 min)

WRAP PARTY

 
 
 

CINEMA DIVERSE: The Palm Springs Gay & Lesbian Film Festival is dedicated to presenting the best in LGBT Cinema.


Cinema Diverse is a program of the Palm Springs Cultural Center, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to advancing education, to nurturing community-wide participation in the cultural arts, and to sponsoring scholarship awards for deserving individuals. For more information, please visit www.psculturalcenter.org.

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