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2015 Taiwan International Queer Film Festival

October 23, 2015toNovember 1, 2015
November 2, 2015toNovember 7, 2015
November 13, 2015toNovember 22, 2015

Taiwan International Queer Film Festival – The first and only LGBTQ film festival in Taiwan comes back for a second year! Taiwan International Queer Film Festival brings back a bigger, hotter film slate including Robin Williams’ last feature drama “Boulevard”;  “I am Michael ” starring James Franco and Emma Roberts;  Thailand and Lithuanian’s Oscar entry for Best Foreign Language Film “Summer of Sangaile” and “How to Win at Checkers (Every Time)”, and many winners from the biggest film festivals: Berlin, Toronto, Sundance, Tribeca, Edinburgh… Many filmmakers and cast will be coming to the Festival for talks and Q & A. Don’t miss them!

  Taipei :10/23-11/1 Shin Kong Cinemas
  Taichung :11/2-7 Wonderful Cinemas
  Kaohsiung :11/13-22 MLD Cinema/ Oscar Digital Theatres

2015 Taiwan International Queer Film Festival

2015 Taiwan International Queer Film Festival


TIQFF will showcase the panorama of LGBT films from around the world, from features to documentaries, from shorts to production workshops. The first queer film festival in Taiwan. It’s about time. It’s time to celebrate.

Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Calendar


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Gay Film Festivals June 2013

LGBT Film Festival Calendar -  a continually updated calendar of gay, queer and LGBT film festivals from around the world.

Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival
Honolulu, HI June 4-9, 2013
Contact: Jon Bryant, Executive Director; Connie M. Florez, Director of Programming
Postal Address: Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival-HGLCF Attn: Programming Committee 1670 Makaloa Street #204, PMB #370 Honolulu, Hawaii 96814
Phone: +1-808-675-8428

Cinema St. Louis Qfest
St. Louis, MO June 6-9, 2013
Street Address: 3547 Olive Street St. Louis, MO 63103-1014
Phone: +1-314-289-4150

TLVFest, Tel-Aviv International LGBT Film Festival
Tel Aviv, Isreal June 8-15, 2013
Contact: Yair Hochner, Festival Director
Postal Address: Tel-Aviv Cinematheque, TLVFEST / Yair Hochner, 5 Haarbaa St, 64738, Tel Aviv, Israel
Phone: +972-3-5757639 +972-52-2767404

Durban Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa June 11-30, 2013
Contact: Jason Fiddler, Festival Director
Postal Address: P.O. Box 51190, Musgrave Road, 4062 Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Phone: +27 (0)31 811 0959/Fax: +27 (0)86 545 9839

Beijing Queer Film Festival
Beijing TBA
Contact: Yang Yang
Postal Address: Xiaopu, Songzhuang Town, Tongzhou District, Beijing, China Postal Code:101118 (Please specify: Queer Film Festival)
Phone: +84 10-6959-3827

Pink Sheep Film Festival
Wilmington, NC TBA
Postal Address: Pink Sheep Film P.O. Box 1625 Wilmington, NC 28402, USA

Festival International of Cinema and Video GLBT La Paz
La Paz, Bolivia TBA
Contact: Diego Torres Peñaloza, Director
Street Address: Av. Ecuador 2514, piso 3 La Paz Bolivia

Queer City Cinema
Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, St. Johns, Halifax, Victoria TBA
Contact: Gary Varro Artistic Director
Postal Address: Gary Varro – Artistic Director/Curator c/o The Saskatchewan Filmpool Coop 301 1822 Scarth St. Regina, SK S4P 2G3 Canada
Phone: +1-306 757 6637

Perv Queerotic Film and Video Festival
Sydney, Australia TBA

Queer Women of Color Film Festival
San Francisco, CA TBA
Contact: Executive/Artistic Director – Madeleine Lim
Street Address: Queer Women of Color Media Arts Project, 59 Cook Street, San Francisco, CA 94118
Phone: +1-415-752-0868

Outfest Peru
Lima, Peru TBA
Contact: Programacion: Rolando Salazar, Edgar Vilchez
Postal Address: Rolando Salazar Rojas, Ref.: VIII Festival OUTFEST PERU, Jr. Moquegua 294 dpto. 316, Cercado, Lima 1 Lima – Peru
Phone: +51 1 997937660

Provincetown International Film Festival
Provincetown, MA June 19-23, 2013
Contact: Gabrielle A. Hanna, Executive Director; Andrew Peterson, Director of Programming
Postal Address: Provincetown International Film Festival P.O. Box 605 Provincetown, MA 02657-0605 USA
Phone: tel: +1-508-487-FILM/ fax: +1-508-487-2494

Kyiv International Queer Film Fest
Kiev, Ukraine TBA
Contact: Andrii Marchenko
Postal Address: Boryspilska Street, 26-91, Kyiv 02093, Ukraine

Mimi LGBT Short Film Festival
Barcelona TBA
Sitges TBA
Contact: Javier G. Arenas (Director)
Postal Address: MiMi LGBT Short Film Festival, AP. 37027 CP. 08080 Barcelona, SPAIN

Festival MIX MILANO di Cinema Gaylesbico e Queer Culture
Milan, Italy June 19-25, 2013
Contact: Giampaolo Marzi, Claudia Mauti, Rafael Meira Maniglia
Postal Address: Programming Committee – Attn. G. Marzi c/o MBE VIA CENISIO 78 20154 Milan Italy
Phone: +39 023 319 118/fax: +39 02 34 53 59 61

Kansas City Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
Kansas City TBA
Contact: Jamie Rich, Festival Director
Street Address: 4330 Holly, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA
Phone: +1-816-659-6589

Rio Festival Gay de Cinema
Rio de Janeiro TBA
Contact: Alexander Vinicius de Mello

Budapest Pride (LGBT Film and Cultural Festival)
Budapest, Hungary TBA
Contact: Szilvia Nagy, film festival programmer
Postal Address: Rainbow Mission Foundation, Csanady u. 4/B, H-1132 Budapest, Hungary
Phone: Fax: +36 1 329 2670

Fears for Queers LGBT Horror Film Festival
Austin, TX TBA

Frameline – San Francisco International LGBT Festival
San Francisco, CA June 20-30, 2013
Postal Address: 145 Ninth St., Suite 30, San Francisco, CA 94103 USA
Phone: +1-415-703-8650 / Fax: +1-415-861-1404

CineSLAM: Vermont’s LGBT Short Films Festival
Brattleboro, VT June 22, 2013
Contact: John Scagliotti
Postal Address: 158 Kopkind Rd. Guilford, VT 05301, USA

identities queer film festival
Vienna, Austria TBA
Contact: Barbara Reumuller, Director and Programmer
Postal Address: DV8 Film c/o P.O. Box 84, A-1072, Vienna AUSTRIA
Phone: +43 1 524 62 74 /fax: +43 1 522 98 74


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2013 MSE Foundation Fundraiser for LGBT Film/TV/Media Projects Fighting Homophobia and Transphobia (LGBT Equality)


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SPI Productions is excited to let you know that it is participating in a 2013 fundraising campaign for the Millennia Scope Entertainment Foundation, Inc. (MSEF).  The goal of this campaign is to have supporters of SPI and Independent LGBT Feature Film Heart of a Woman based off Memoir I Rise-The Transformation of Toni Newman participate by making a one-time or reoccurring donation of $50.00.

Please take 2 minutes of your time to learn more about the Foundation’s mission, which  passionately supports, to change homophobia through quality and diverse LGBT Television, Film, and Theater.  SPI has donated its (time, money, and/or support) to the Foundation, now we are asking you to donate $50.00 (or whatever you can) to this wonderful cause to help us reach our total campaign goal of $125,000.00. All donations are tax deductible and supporting LGBT projects that fight for LGBT equality and fight homophobia and transphobia.
Yes, we can do it with just a $50.00 donation!  After you watch the Foundation’s fundraising video: Fundraising Video  please go to the website to donate:  MSEF’s Donations Page input (Heart of a Women or SPI) in the data box labeled “Referred by” so we can track our  personal goal of raising $50,000.00.
Thank you in advance for your support and we will let you know when we have reached our goal!!
For information on What MSEF has been doing to date and how your donation dollars will help LGBT film/tv/media projects go to http://www.msefoundation.org
Shahid Manning – Executive Director & Chief Creative Producer

Millennia Scope Entertainment Foundation, Inc.
Television I Film I Media I 501(c)(3) Non Profit Organization
Direct: (818) 508 – 6390 Corporate
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Film Director Keith Holland and Screenwriter Alton Demore are Seeking Investors for LGBT Feature Film Heart Of A Woman (True Story

(Gaywebsource.com) Los Angeles – British Film Director Keith Holland and Screenwriter Alton Demore are seeking Investors for LGBT Feature Film Heart of a Woman based off Memoir I Rise by Transgender Author Toni Newman. Feature Film Heart of a Woman is a drama discussing the injustices that Transgenders face in America especially minority transgenders trying to survive and overcome obstacles faced daily. Three diverse individuals, one male, one female and one’s who wrestling with the decision, are working in the sex industry to survive, while they struggle physically, emotionally and spiritually to find understanding and legitimacy in a morally corrupt world that takes no prisoners.

Heart of a Woman is a Sag Film with Top Cast of Transgender Actress/Songwriter Angelica Ross, Wedding Crashers and True Blood Star Rachel Sterling, Client List and All My Children Star Daniel Sobieray,  Law & Order and Client List Star Elisabeth Rohm, Lottery Ticket and Def Jam Comedian Leslie Jones.  Other cast members are LGBT comedian Jason Stuart, Alec Mapa, Dave Vescio, Serena Lorien, Melyssa Ford, Steve Eastin, Aerin O’Connell, Trae Ireland, Laura Soares, Katarina Waters, Jose Rosete, Robert Paul Taylor, George P. Saunders, Matt Nordgren, Joe Thornton Jr, Glenda Redfield and Mavrick Von Haug.  The Theme Song Heart of a Woman was composed by Songwriter Angelica Ross.

The team of Heart of a Woman is Director-Keith Holland, Writers-George P. Saunders, Alton Demore, Toni Newman, Casting Director-Dea Vise, Publicist-Kayo Anderson and Producer-Shahid Manning (Millennia Scope Entertainment Foundation). The film discusses discrimination, prejudices and injustices of a gender most people forget about in our society.  Equality for All Persons regardless of Race, Sex and Gender is the theme of Heart of a Woman.

For more information on Feature Film Heart of a Woman go to http://www.heartofawomanmovie.com or contact Director Keith Holland 213.369.2512 or SPI Productions 323.633.6039 spiproductions@yahoo.com.  A compelling true story about the equal right to be who you are (Equality For All).

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(GayWebSource.com) Los Angeles, California  – Film Heart Of A Woman, based off Memoir I Rise by Toni Newman (which has been critically acclaimed) to be shot in October 2012. The Heart Of A Woman is Feature Film based off Chapter: 7 (The Erotic Professionals) in the book I Rise about three very different individuals (Terri, Derrick, and Pamela) living in Los Angeles, and engaged to some degree or another in the sex industry. This powerful drama capitalizes on the ongoing struggle for understanding and survival; in a city that oftentimes takes no prisoners physically, emotionally and spiritually, the characters from Heart Of A Womanpersevere. The film promotes equal rights and freedoms for Transgenders in the United States.

Angelica RossHeart of a Woman will be Directed by British Director Keith Holland and Executive Producers are Jay Gira (Form Theory Productions), Alton Demore (SPI Productions) and Shahid Manning (Millennia Scope Entertainment). The Head Writer is George P. Saunders with writer Earl Minfield. Casting Director is Dea Vise. The Publicist to the Book and Film is Kayo Anderson of Kayo Anderson Media. The film is scheduled to be shot in October 2012 in Los Angeles.

The All Star Cast for Film Heart of a Woman are:
ANGELICA ROSS (Terri) -Transgender ActressSinger/Songwriter Angelica Ross studied theater at Florida Atlantic University. Her 1 woman show, “From Where You Are” has allowed her to travel all over the United States. . Angelica Ross is a Singer/Songwriter/ Storyteller who plays the guitar and piano and has 4 wonderful original songs now available on http://www.reverbnation.com/angelicaross. Some of her original songs will be included in the film Heart of a Woman.

Angelica Rosstalks about her journey from smart accelerated student, to the hard life on the streets, to rebuilding herself from ground up, building a business, and falling in love as a black transgender . Her main message is that from wherever you are, no matter what it looks like, if you stay open, and grateful, and present for whatever the time or lesson is, then you will gain the courage, power & knowledge to withstand and overcome anything, to become anything. This is the central theme of the Memoir I Rise-The Transformation of Toni Newman and Film Heart of a Woman that you can overcome obstacles no matter how insurmountable they may be.

Rachel Sterling RACHEL STERLING(Pamela) – Rachel Sterling had a recurring role on Show True Blood this year. Rachel is best known for comedic roles in THE WEDDING CRASHERS, RENO 911!, FX series WILFRED and HBO Presents FUNNIE OR DIE. Being an avid horror film fan Rachel made her debut to the horror world with the film THE HELPERS. Rachel has made guest appearances on shows House, Entourage, How I Met Your Mother, NCIS and Private Practice. The former member of the original Pussy Cat Dolls has graced the pages of Maxim, Esquire, FHM, Stuff, Italian Vogue, and posed in Playboy Magazine in May 2006.

Daniel Sobieray DANIEL SOBIERAY(Derrick) – Daniel Sobieray is former Calvin Klein and Hugo Boss Model and fashion model in Europe for 1 year and Appeared on Soap All My Children for 2 years. Daniel is currently appearing on the Lifetime Show “The Client List* with Jennifer Love Hewitt and Appearing in new TNT pilot “Major Crimes” which is spinoff of the Closer coming out this summer. His movie Kamikaze Love by Director Zalman King comes out later this year. Daniel Sobieray is a Passionate Actor who believes in Equality for All Persons.

Elisabeth Rohm ELISABETH ROHM (Sasha) – Actress Elisabeth Rohm, known for her portrayal of District Attorney Southerlyn on NBC’s Law & Order has officially signed on to the highly anticipated Heart of a Woman. Elisabeth has starred in over forty of Hollywood’s top productions, including Heroes, CSI: Miami, Angel, Big Shots, and Miss Congeniality 2. Most recently Elisabeth has appeared as a regular on the recent Lifetime hit dramatic series The Client List starring alongside Jennifer Love Hewitt. Elisabeth will also be appearing in the highly anticipated TV conclusion to the Lake Placid franchise due out later this year, starring as Sheriff Theresa Giove.

Leslie Jones LESLIE JONES(Dawn) – Leslie performs her wild and crazy standup for comedy clubs and television audiences both nationwide and internationally with appearances on Showtime at the Apollo, BET’s Comicview, the international hot television show Comedy Factor and HBO’s Def Comedy Jam 2006. VIBE magazine featured her with a five-page article and photo spread. Her extensive physical training in collegiate basketball, running, swimming and volleyball play major roles in Leslie’s comedy antics.

Other Notable Actors in the film are British Actress Serena Lorien, Dave Vescio, Steve Eastin, Joe Thornton Jr, Laura Soares, Alec Mapa, Jason Stuart, Melyssa Ford, Glenda Redfield, Katarina Leigh Waters, Trae Ireland, Aerin O’Connell, Jose Rosete, Mavrick Von Haug, Matt Nordgren and Robert Paul Taylor.

Original music by Songtress Angelica Ross, Rocker ESH, Balladeer Thinkdep, Milwuakee Rapper Legendary KCO (Killa Cross) and New Wave Juan Acevedo.

For more information on the film or get involved with this Independent Feature Film email spiproductions@yahoo.com or contact Publicist Kayo Anderson Kayo@Kayoandersonmedia.com 310.405.9839.

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