The All Genders, Lifestyles, and Identities Film Festival (aGLIFF) announces selections for 32nd edition of the film festival (August 22-25) and this year’s theme PRISM. PRISM was chosen by the Board of Directors to reflect the way a festival can refract a single beam of art into the multiple view viewpoints, showcasing all the voices in the spectrum of our community.
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
"BODIES OF WATER" D: David Lykes Keenan, USA, 14 min
"MY AUNT MAME" D: Krissy Mahan, USA, 8 min
"POP ROX" D: Nate Trinrud, USA, 13 min
"PRE-DRINK" 23 min
"THERE YOU ARE" 16 min
"THE WORLD IS ROUND SO NOBODY CAN HIDE IN THE CORNERS – PART II: THE KISS" 5 min
"ZERO ONE" 24 min
For 33 months, from 1978 to 1980, the nightclub Studio 54 was the place to be seen in Manhattan. A haven of hedonism, tolerance, glitz and glamor, Studio was very hard to gain entrance to and impossible to ignore, with news of who was there filling the gossip columns daily.
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.
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.
50 Years of Fabulous recounts the rich history of the Imperial Council, one of the oldest and most influential LGBT organizations in the world, from its genesis as a critical public space for the community and capacity building of LGBT San Franciscans, to its vital role in the advocacy for LGBT human rights.
Start the day with complimentary brunch in the company of visiting & local filmmakers, industry, jurors, press & media, aGLIFF board members and VIP badge holders. Special live music performance nestled in one of Austin’s most charming neighborhoods. Sip champagne provided by Barefoot Wine and enjoy brunch favorites with aTex-Mex spin as you mix and mingle with industry professionals.