ICC members meet on the second Monday of each month at the Commonplace Coffee House at 5:30 PM. Anyone interested in participating in the meetings in support of the goals of ICC is welcome to attend and participate.
Indiana Cares Campaign and the Film Festival Committee wish thank everyone who attended the concluding night of the 10th Annual Indiana LGBT Film Festival. All in all, we were able to raise over $500 for the Pat Rawls Memorial scholarship, bringing us close to our $5000 goal.
We also want to extend a special thanks to Sal Rendino, one of the actors from A Perfect Wedding and our special celebrity guest. Sal made the trek from Yonkers, NY to Indiana, PA just to be with us for the evening. Sal provided a question and answer session following the night’s features.
Indiana Cares Campaign will present the 11th Annual Indiana LGBT Film Festival in October 2014. Stay tuned for more details in the coming year.
Our 10th Annual LGBT Film Festival draws to a close Sunday, October 27th with some special events. The evening includes a double feature, a special celebrity guest, a pizza party, and a fundraising event for the Pat Rawls Memorial Scholarship.
The evening’s films include the features Geography Club and A Perfect Wedding and the short film “dik.” Show time is 6 p.m. in Beard Auditorium in Stouffer Hall. In the intermission between films, we will celebrate the festival’s conclusion with complementary pizza and refreshments.
As a special treat, Sal Rendino, one of the stars of A Perfect Wedding, will be on hand to discuss the film and mingle with attendees.
In addition to the film events, all proceeds from the door will support the Pat Rawls Memorial Scholarship fund. The fund was established in 2011 to raise money in support of LGBTQ students and allies and to recognize their contribution to the LGBTQ community. All funds will be matched up to $250, so please consider donating.
Lastly, here is a glimpse at the final features of the festival–Geography Club and A Perfect Wedding.
This Sunday night the 10th Annual LGBT Film Festival presents Out in the Dark. Show time is 6pm.
This Sunday night marks the kickoff of the 10th Annual Indiana LGBT Film Festival! We hope to see you there. The festival leads off with a comedy about this year’s hottest new accessory–the Gay Best Friend (G.B.F.). Show time is 6:00 p.m. in Stouffer Hall on the IUP campus.
As a special anniversary opening night event, Lesléa Newman, author of Heather has Two Mommies and October Mourning, will provide opening remarks. The reception begins at 4:30 pm, also at Stouffer Hall.
To entice you, here is a sneak peek at the night’s feature.
Opening night is just five days away! Opening night reception begins at 4:30 pm, and the short films followed by our premiere of GBF begin at 6 pm at Beard Auditorium, Stouffer Hall.
As a precursor to our 10th Annual LGBT Film Festival, Indiana Cares Campaign presents Pittsburgh’s own LGBT choral group–The Renaissance City Choirs. This talented group of singers and musicians will be performing “Love and Our Families,” a musical celebration of family through the eyes of the LGBT community. The concert features songs by Eric lane Barnes, James Mulholland, Jonathan Larson, and more.
This one-night only concert event takes place September 28, 2013, at 7:30 pm in the Gorrell Recital Hall in Sutton Hall on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Campus. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. You can order your tickets emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or pay by credit card through the HUB Box Office at 724-357-1313.
The 10th Annual LGBT Film Festival Committee is pleased to announce the 2013 Film Festival Lineup. Films will be shown every Sunday night at 6 pm though the month of October in Beard Auditorium in Stouffer Hall on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus. All films are open to the public and free of charge. Donations kindly accepted. The Indiana LGBT Film Festival is sponsored by Indiana Cares Campaign and made possible with generous contributions from the IUP College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the IUP LGBT Commission, the IUP Honors College, Lively Arts at IUP, PFLAG of Indiana, the IUP Political Science Department, IUP Pride Alliance, the IUP Sociology Department, IUP Women’s Studies, and private donors.
Keynote Address by Lesléa Newman and Opening Reception 4:30 pm
Short Films: “Dawn,” “First Date,” and “Genderfreak”
Double Feature: Ian Harvie Superhero and The New Black
Feature: Out in the Dark
Short Films: “America’s Most Unwanted” and “The Maiden and the Princess”
Double Feature: Geography Club and The Perfect Wedding