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North Carolina Annual Gay and Lesbian Film Festival – The North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (NCGLFF) is the second largest gay, lesbian and transgender film festival in the Southeast, attracting thousands of patrons yearly. Since its beginning in 1995, the Festival has featured a diverse array of shorts, documentaries and feature films. 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. Durham, NC.
North Carolina Annual Gay and Lesbian Film Festival 2015
NCGLFF Schedule of Events
Thursday, August 13 — 20th Anniversary Kick-Off Party
NCGLFF festival donors and VIPs are invited to help celebrate the kick-off of the 20th NCGLFF at Durham Hotel (315 E. Chapel Hill St.) from 7 – 9 p.m. (Invitation Only)
Saturday, August 15 — Family Day with Free Screening of The Wizard of Oz
Families are welcome to stop by the plaza in front of the theatre for free popcorn and soda, clowns, balloon art, face-painting, activities and a free screening of The Wizard of Oz, which begins at 10:45 a.m. in Cinema 1. (Courtesy of Producer Level-sponsor BASF)
Sunday, August 16 — Free Screenings of Out To Win at Full Frame Theatre
The Carolina Theatre and LGBTQ Center of Durham co-host two free screenings of Out To Win — a superbly crafted overview and examination of the lives and careers of aspiring and professional gay and lesbian athletes from all over the world — at Full Frame Theater at American Tobacco Campus, Durham from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday, August 23 — LGBTQ Center of Durham Block Party
Expect food trucks & fun as the LGBTQ Center of Durham co-hosts a Block Party with Carolina Theatre/NCGLFF at 114 Hunt St. from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Food Trucks will include Captain Pancho’s Taco Truck, Urban Entrées, The Parlour and Fahsyrah’s Lemonade.
Two decades of leadership
The non-profit Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. is one of downtown’s most loved and established arts organizations. Operating the city-owned Carolina Theatre complex for nearly two decades, we are funded by ticket sales, individual and corporate contributions, and an annual management stipend from the City of Durham.
150,000 fans and counting
Each year we present over 60 concerts, daily film and film festivals, serve 15,000 school children with our Arts Discovery educational series, and provide a home for numerous nonprofits and other organizations that utilize the facility – in all attracting more than 150,000 people to downtown.
More than numbers
People who love downtown Durham crave the distinct personality, programming, and atmosphere that we specialize in. The Carolina Theatre is more than a building, it’s an experience that can only be found in Durham.
Our mission is to serve greater Durham and the Triangle region with vibrant, thought-provoking programs of the performing and cinematic arts in our historic treasure, The Carolina Theatre. We strive to contribute to the cultural and economic vitality of downtown Durham and to delight and educate our children and future leaders.
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