Cinema Diverse! The Palm Springs Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

September 2016 Blog Posts (6)

Cinema Diverse: The Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival Announces Festival Favorites; Director's Awards.

Cinema Diverse: The Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival Announces Festival Favorites; Director's Awards.

The Ninth annual edition of Cinema Diverse: The Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival called it a wrap on Sunday night, September 25th, 2016, and today announced its annual selection of audience favorites, plus another group of films…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on September 30, 2016 at 1:12pm — No Comments

FREE Tickets to Sin Verguenza.

We have a limited number of FREE tickets available for both the Friday and Saturday screenings of SIN VERGUENZA.

To take advantage of this offer and get your FREE tickets, you do need to reserve them.

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on September 22, 2016 at 10:20am — No Comments

Trans Stories Abound in Cinema Diverse

Within the LGBTQ world, the Trans community has been one of the last groups to gain acceptance, legal rights and equal protection under the law. Their stories are often painful and turbulent, but also endearing and inspiring. Take for example, MAJOR!, a new documentary about Miss…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on September 22, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Religion Remains a Hot Topic in Cinema Diverse

Over the years, Cinema Diverse has featured a number of films dealing with religion, and this year's line-up is no exception. Two documentaries focus on two of America's largest protestant denominations. OUT OF ORDER explores the struggles of the Presbyterian Church to accept  LGBTQ clergy. Although the church officially voted to allow LGBTQ people to become ordained, many local churches resist hiring them.…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on September 21, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Cinema Diverse Line-up includes films by quite a collection of returning filmmakers.

People who attend Cinema Diverse every year are sure to recognize some familiar faces when it comes to the filmmakers attending this year's festival. That's because no less than ten of the filmmakers have had films featured in Cinema Diverse in the past. "Independent filmmakers, especially…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on September 21, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Cinema Diverse 2016 To Include Films With Local Connections

The 2016 edition of Cinema Diverse: The Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival has a number of films with local connections, beginning with this year's opening night film, LAZY EYE. "Much of LAZY EYE was filmed at a house in the desert near Joshua Tree," said Michael C. Green, Festival Director.…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on September 20, 2016 at 5:05pm — No Comments

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