Thursday, August 02, 2007

NC Gay and Lesbian Film Festival 2007

I received the following press release from the Triangle Business and Professional Guild mailing list. Please support the NCGLFF this year by attending your choice of films/events.

The North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, one of Durham's Signature Events, features 76 films, with two world premieres and 54 North Carolina premieres this year! The four-day festival begins Thursday, August 23 and continues through Sunday, August 26 at the historic Carolina Theatre of Durham.

Please visit the NCGLFF website for more details.

In 2003, The Durham Convention and Visitors Bureau named the NCGLFF a "Signature Event" for Durham, the highest honor bestowed on a cultural event or attraction by the organization. Produced by the non-profit Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc., the NCGLFF, which began in 1995, is the second largest gay and lesbian film festival in the Southeast and the largest cultural arts event serving the queer community in the Carolinas.

Since its beginning in 1995, the NCGLFF has presented almost 1,000 shorts, documentaries and feature films of wide appeal to the LGBT community. The 2007 festival line-up will feature 76 films including 2 world premieres and 72 North Carolina premieres. The 76 films represent an international collaboration of artists from a dozen countries including Germany, Taiwan, Israel, France, Iceland, Spain, Canada and the United Kingdom.

Highlight films for this year's festival include the Women's Centerpiece "Nina's Heavenly Delights," Men's Centerpiece – "East Side Story," Women's Opening Night Film – "What's Up, Scarlet?" and the Men's Opening Night Film – "A Four Letter Word."

Single tickets for the film festival are $8 and ticket 5-packs are $35 and go on sale on Weds., August 1 at 11:00 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at the box office located at 309 W. Morgan St. in Downtown Durham from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Box office: 919-560-3030 or toll-free at 888-241-8162.

Orders may also be faxed to 919-560-3065.

Also, check out the NCGLFF Myspace page!



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