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Welcome to the 2016 Lone Star Film Festival in Sundance Square - Fort Worth, Texas
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Saturday, November 12 • 12:30pm - 2:30pm
SHORT BLOCK: LGBT Stories presented by QCinema

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SHORT BLOCK: LGBT Stories
presented by QCinema

Stories of empowerment, love, and heartbreak.

Out in Alabama | USA | Documentary | Bonnie Blue Edwards | 13 min | Texas Premiere

A captivating journey into the lives of LGBT members in Birmingham, Alabama--and a celebration of the friendships formed within Pride events.
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My Big Fat Lesbian Bat Mitzvah | USA | Drama | Elyssa Gershman | 18 min | World Premiere

Fifty-eight year old Judy is having a bat mitzvah at her LGBT Jewish temple as a way to come out to her orthodox Jewish father, Joshua. Her anxious, self-centered ex-husband Milton and kind yet also self-centered daughter Ariel are on their way to support Judy, but obstacles keep arising not allowing them to get there. (Student Film)
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BOOTWMN | USA | Documentary | Paige Gratland & Sam McWilliams | 11 min | North Texas Premiere

Deana McGuffin is a third generation New Mexico boot maker, hand-crafting wearable pieces of art. When she is approached by a Canadian artist and a San Franciscan tattooer to create a gay themed cowboy boot, a story unravels of a unique collaboration that takes them to the heart of cowboy country in Northern Texas. BOOTWMN is a heart-warming, intimate and at times funny portrait of the queering of a traditional art form.
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This is a Mistake | USA | Drama | Joshua LaBure & Zachary Gutierrez | 17 min | World Premiere

Elizabeth and Tipper are supposed to be broken up, but for Elizabeth it's hard to just be friends with the person that she loves.
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Besides That, Life is Grand | UK | Drama | Astrid Carlen-Helmer | 22 min

Zoé and Léo are best friends, French twenty-somethings living in London. They work together, they party together, they do everything together. They both like men. Except that the man Zoé likes is Léo. (Student Film)
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Balcony | UK | Drama | Toby Fell-Holden | 17 min | Texas Premiere

In a neighbourhood rife with racial tension, a local girl falls for a recent arrival.
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Q&A Following with Filmmakers in Attendance

 Individual ticket: $10 at the door (Cash or Credit)
All-Access Badge holders have priority access into the auditorium
Seating capacity: 69

*screening time & date subject to change 
 

Moderators
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Kathryn Omarkhail

Kathryn is a clinical social worker employed by Tarrant County Mental Health Diversion Court Program Manager and as an Assessment Clinician at Baylor All Saints Medical Center. She also moonlights in private work conducting adoption social studies and adoption placements. Kathryn has served her community the past three years as president and the three previous years as vice president of her neighborhood association, board member of Fairness... Read More →

Speakers
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Astrid Carlen-Helmer

I am a filmmaker from Lyon, France, where I studied both film theory and literature.  | | After studying for a year at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, where I made the experimental short "Marlboros, Camels and Parliaments", I moved to the UK and enrolled at the London Film School.  | | There, I got the chance to work as an editor and cinematographer on numerous projects. I wrote and directed "Besides That, Life is... Read More →
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Joshua LaBure

Writer/Director, Weekend Films
filmmaker // coffee drinker // the left is right // married to whoawren



Saturday November 12, 2016 12:30pm - 2:30pm
AMC Palace 9 - Theater 4 220 E 3rd St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Attendees (5)