2014 CineSLAM Vermont LGBT Short Film Festival
Vermont’s 9th Annual Gay Film Festival Closes June Pride Month
Opening Night at The Hooker Dunham Theater @ 7:30pm, Saturday June 21, 2014
The Hooker Dunham Theater is located at 139 Main Street in Brattleboro, Vermont
The Pride Dance follows the festival at the nearby American Legion Hall at 32 Linden Street in Brattleboro, Vermont, starting at 9pm.
- Set in New York, which neighbors Vermont, Lavender Hill: a love story reveals the rich and complex history of one of the few gay and lesbian communes in the Back to the Land movement in intentional living, from its theoretical beginnings in the Gay Liberation Front to its twilight during the AIDS crisis.
- Ọya: Something Happened on the Way to West Africa! An extraordinary exploration of womyn’s leadership, mythology and the hidden truth behind power in Nigeria. this personal and political story investigates mythology, ritual, power and gender fluidity within indigenous Yorùbá spirituality.
- Both hailing from Canada, Cock N’ Bull‘s Nathan Adloff explores the comic ramifications of prank phone calls, while Iris Moore artfully plays with gender in her animated film, Beyond the Mirror’s Gaze.
- Regarding gender, in the animated film Change Over Time, Ewan Duarte continues his personal journey transitioning genders, which he began in his film Spiral Transition.
This is just a sampling of the films that will be screening at this year’s Vermont LGBT Short Film Festival. Those films and others will be screened on June 21st with an intermission. Click here to see the other films and filmmakers.
After the festival, don’t forget to head over to the American Legion Hall for the annual Pride Dance at 9pm.
Lastly, we’re very excited to announce that in 2015, CineSLAM will be expanding to 2 filmmaker workshops, one taking place on Pride of the Ocean’s Caribbean cruise in January, and one on Pride of the Ocean’s Alaska cruise in July, so watch this space for future details.