LGBTQ Film Festivals Coast to Coast

On the east coast of Boston, the Wicked Queer Film Festival returns in person and virtually April 7-17 after only being virtual for two years, then OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival Miami is back, bolder, brighter and in person from April 22 to May 1. Then on the west coast, the Outfest Fusion QTBIPOC film festival runs April 8-17 with ten days of in-person and virtual screenings and events that showcase the work of today’s leading storytellers. At Outfest Fusion, attendees can also take part in nearly a dozen free community workshops, industry masterclasses, a one-minute movie contest, pitch contests, and performances. live. Outfest Fusion’s mission is not only to amplify these voices, but also to provide access and resources specific to the needs of the QTBIPOC community. Outfest Fusion programming exists to directly address and challenge the systemic access gap for LGBTQ+ people of color. At Outfest Fusion, they open the 2022 festival on April 8 at the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center with a special awards show honoring Stephanie Beatriz (Encanto, Brooklyn Nine-Nine) with the Fusion Achievement Award and Sandra Oh (Killing Eve, The Chair , Umma) with the James Schamus Ally Award starting at 7:30 p.m. It’s just the start of the evening as they screen a series of short films showcasing the caliber of talent at Outfest Fusion. After the screening, there will be an after party in the fabulous courtyard of the JACCC for an unforgettable end to the evening. Tickets are $35. For more information…

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