Annual Indiana LGBTQIA Film Festival Begins

Posted on 9/29/2016 3:08:01 PM

The 13th annual Indiana LGBTQIA Film Festival begins Sunday, October 2, 2016, and continues each Sunday evening in October. Films will be shown at 6:00 p.m. in Beard Auditorium, Stouffer Hall. Admission is free; however, donations are gratefully accepted. 

The film schedule is as follows:

Sunday, October 2

Front Cover

Th e story of a gay New York fashion stylist who has rejected his Asian upbringing.

Sunday, October 9

Me, Myself, and Her

This comedy features t wo women who share the same apartment and every other aspect of their lives, but are not always sure whether they are a couple.

Sunday, October 16

Real Boy

This film follows the struggles of Bennett Wallace as he tries to gain the love and acceptance of his mother and her struggles with his transition.

Sunday, October 23

Love is All You Need?

A powerful film which brings new perspectives to the social LGBT teen suicide, taking the audience inside the issue. Different people and their individual, unique lives intertwine and collide in a world confronted with controversy and forbidden love.

Sunday, October 30

Akron and A Young Man’s Future

The first feature this evening is a moving family drama about two college-age men whose love for each other is complicated by a tragedy from the past in one of their families. The final feature is the story of a gay couple whose future is bright until one of them develops schizophrenia.

Selected short subject films will be shown before the feature film each of the first four weeks. The Indiana LGBTQIA Film Festival is made possible with funding from the Indiana Cares Campaign, PFLAG of Indiana, various departments and organizations at IUP, and the support of individual donors.

IUP organizations cosponsoring the festival include LGBTQIA Support, Pride Alliance, the LGBTQIA Commission, the Lively Arts at IUP, Women’s and Gender Studies, the Honors College, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the departments of English, Political Science, and Sociology.

For further information about the Film Festival and other ICC events, please e-mail indianacarescampaign@yahoo.com.