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ONE Queer Film Fest unspools on Sunday, April 22, in L.A. | VIDEOS

LOS ANGELES - The thid annual ONE Queer Film Fest will take place Sunday, April 22, at REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater) in downtown Los Angeles.

The festival presented by ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, the world's largest collection of LGBT history and culture, is a celebration of the diversity, culture and history of queer communities.

Both historic and contemporary films are screened within the festival to address the growth and transformation of the LGBT community, as well as current cultural and political trends.

The films offer multicultural and multigenerational perspectives, and encourage exchange within the LGBT community.

Complete film listings, ticket purchases additional festival information can be found on the REDCAT site or by calling the box office at 213-237-2800. Tickets are $16 at the box office, 631 W. 2nd St., downtown Los Angeles. A VIP pass to all three series is available for $50. All proceeds benefit the work of ONE Archives.

Films include:

 

April 22,2012

 

1:00 PM

Here & Now: Youth & Family Short Series

 

This PSA Is Gay - Miranda Kasher, George Khabbaz, Patric Verrone, Marka Maberry-Gaulke, Albert Zeng

Thresholds - Yovani Flores

Two Boys - Victor Bumbalo 

Love Our Families - Anjoum Agrama, Xochi Maberry-Gaulke, Gabe Benjamin

Spiral Transition - Ewan Duarte 

Same Difference - Lisa Udelson and Catherine Opie

Panel and Q&A moderated by Deputy Directory of the ACLU Southern California James Gilliam with filmmakers and cast to follow screening.

 

2:45 PM 

Honoring History: LGBT History Program

We Were There - Pat Rocco

Never Too Late - Wendy L. Weinberg

Delphinium: A Childhood Portrait of Derek Jarman - Matthew Mishory

Hope Along the Wind (a biography of gay pioneer Harry Hay) - Eric Slade

Program will be followed by comments from Stuart Timmons, author of The Trouble With Harry Hay, and book signing.



5:00 PM

SAVE ME 

Directed by Christopher Racster

Followed by Q&A moderated by After Elton entertainment reporter Jim Halterman with actors Robert Gant and Chad Allen and writer Robert Desiderio.

 

7:00 PM

Reception with “Save Me” filmmakers and cast with acoustic performances by singer/songwriter
Gabe Lopez.

 

About ONE

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives is the oldest active LGBTQ organization in the United States and the largest repository of LGBTQ materials in the world. Founded in 1952, ONE Archives currently houses more than two million archival items including periodicals, books, films, video and audio recordings, photographs, artworks, organizational records and personal papers. For more information, please visit www.onearchives.org or connect on Facebook.