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All Genders, Lifestyles, and Identities Film Festival August 22-25
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XY CHELSEA
May
15
7:30 PM19:30

XY CHELSEA

How did a war in Iraq founded on deception end up with the court marshall of the truth teller? This question frames XY Chelsea, a documentary set in the aftermath of the release from prison of Chelsea Manning, a former U.S. Army soldier and intelligence analyst convicted of violating the Espionage Act in 2013, after leaking classified U.S. documents to WikiLeaks.

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Halston
Apr
17
7:30 PM19:30

Halston

Fashion designer Halston combined talent, notoriety, and sheer fabulousness to become a legend. From humble beginnings in Des Moines, Iowa, his first brush with fame came when he designed Jackie Onassis’s famous pink pillbox hat.

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LIFE IN THE DOGHOUSE
Oct
17
7:30 PM19:30

LIFE IN THE DOGHOUSE

As a child, Danny Robertshaw’s mom would take him to rescue shelters and explain, “You don’t buy a pet, you save one.” So in 2005, when Hurricane Katrina’s surge broke through the levees in New Orleans and thousands of dogs were left stranded, Danny and his partner of almost 30 years, Ron Danta stepped up to save the lives of the abandoned dogs. 

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Sep
9
12:30 PM12:30

Film Casting Panel

  • 1100 South Lamar Street Austin, TX United States (map)
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aGLIFF is proud to present “Film Casting” panel, featuring four filmmakers, actors and producers who will discuss the challenges and opportunities happening in cinema in 2018 and beyond.The discussion will focus on how our panelist approach casting calls, how actors/actresses are cast and ultimately, who are making the final decisions. Moderated by: Gay Place Editor + News Writer, Sarah Marloff

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Sep
8
3:45 PM15:45

Women in Film Panel

  • 1100 South Lamar Boulevard Austin, TX, 78704 United States (map)
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aGLIFF is proud to present “Women in Film” panel, featuring five highly creative and talented female  filmmakers who have films at this year’s festival. The discussion will focus on their personal journey within the  lm industry, as well as explore the broader aspects of representation in films including the range and available roles for women both in front of and behind the camera. Moderated by: aGLIFF Board President Ashley Marshall.

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Mr. Soul!
Sep
8
3:30 PM15:30

Mr. Soul!

Premiering in 1968, SOUL! was the first nationally broadcast all-Black variety show on public television, merging artists from the margins with post–civil rights Black radical thought. Visionary producer-turned-host Ellis Haizlip—openly gay and committed to charting new aesthetic territory—brought the avant-garde into the mainstream by foregrounding poetry and politics. 

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