Tonight the 25th Annual Queer Film Festival kicks off with the Opening Film Magnificent Presence at Vancouver Playhouse, followed by the Gala Party at Vancouver Fanclub on Granville Street.
The eleven days that follow is a showcase of dozens of films, making it the second largest film festival in Vancouver and one of the largest Queer arts festivals in the country. After 25 years the Queer Film Festival has grown into one of the city’s marquee summer events. Besides the films, a series of parties punctuate the festival and help raise needed funds and awareness for its community programs, like Out In Schools.
In addition to the Gala Opening Party on August 15th the other parties are:
Girls On Film Party – August 17th at The Cobalt
Centrepiece 25th Anniversary Gala – after the Rio Theatre showing of Chitrangada:The Crowning Wish – August 22nd at The Waldorf
Youth Gala : Fierce, Fabulous & Under 25 – August 23 at Grandview Bowling Lanes
Closing Gala Party – after the closing film at Vancouver Playhouse showing of Frauensee, – August 25 at Celebrities Nightclub
Grab your #festies and hit the theatre!