QDoc: Portland's Queer Documentary Film Festival

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KBOO is a proud co-sponsor of QDoc: Portland's Queer Documentary Film Festival

When: June 3-6th, 2010

Where: Clinton Street Theatre - 2522 SE Clinton St

Website: www.queerdocfest.org

About the Festival:

QDoc is the first and only festival in the United States - and only the second in the world devoted exclusively to Queer Documentaries. Each year for four days the community has the opportunity to come together and explore issues of importance to the relationship with one another and society at large. QDoc shows films that creatively and energetically engage the core issues of queer identity - politics, history, culture, family, aging, and coming out issues, queer diversity, and sexuality.


QDoc is brought to you by Russ Gage and David Weissman. Russ has over 15 years experience coordinating festivals including the San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, the oldest and largest LGBT Film Festival in the world, and the Portland International Film Festival. David has been a filmmaker (and film festival participant) for over 25 years, and is best known for his award winning feature documentary, “The Cockettes" (2002)

Opening Night Film:

“Forever’s Gonna Start Tonight

Directed by Michelle Lawler - ”  - Michelle Lawler & Vicki Marlane in attendance.

http://www.forevertonight.com/trailer.html

*playing with “Get Happy”

Directed by Mark Payne

http://www.gethappythemovie.com/VIDEO.html

 

Closing Night Film:

“Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls” – Jools & Lynda Topp & producer Arani Cuthbert in attendance.

Directed by Leanne Pooley

http://topptwins.com/tv-and-film/untouchable-girls

 

Schedule at a glance:

Thursday, June 3

7:30pm           Forever's Gonna Start Tonight (playing w/ Get Happy)

9pm                Opening Night Party at Savoy

Friday, June 4

7pm                8:  The Mormon Proposition

9pm                A Drag King Extravaganza w/ Storme:  Lady of the Jewel Box

Saturday, June 5

1:30pm           Unsung: Sylvester

4 pm               Edie & Thea:  A Very Long Engagement

6 pm               William S. Burroughs:  A Man Within

8:30pm           Le Tigre:  On Tour

Sunday, June 6

Noon               Special Sneak Preview

3pm                Other Nature

4:45pm           Out in the Silence

7pm                Topp Twins:  Untouchable Girls

 

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QDoc on Out Loud Radio

Hear more about QDoc when Russ is our guest on Out Loud on Tuesday June 1 at 6 pm! QDoc is the only queer documentary film festival in the US, and the second one in the world!

 

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