Vancouver Queer Film Festival Giveaway


Thursday, August 14th, 2008 — 6:00am PST
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One of the things I love about this city is its diversity – ethnically, culturally, socially and everything in between. We seem to find a way to celebrate all walks of life and invite others to do the same. Today, the Vancouver Queer Film Festival kicks off for a week of parties, gala celebrations, and of course, film.

I have a festival pass so I’ll reporting back on some of the above and I am also sharing the love thanks to the VQFF with a movie pass giveaway:

Confessions of a Sorta Str8 Drag King
Saturday, August 23, 2008, 7:00 PM
Cinemark Tinseltown (3rd floor, 88 West Pender St)

“Alexis Fosse Mackintosh (Let No One Put Asunder, 2004 Vancouver Queer Film Festival People’s Choice Award winner) returns to the Festival with another documentary, this time investigating the complex (and raunchy and fun) arena of drag king performance and gender identity… …From a personal account of the public presentation of sexuality, to a discussion about the radical position that femme identities occupy in queer communities, interviews with the film’s
subject add valuable dimension to issues of contemporary queer culture.” [VQFF]

This is the world premiere of the movie and the director (Alexis Fosse Mackintosh) will be in attendance. If you would like to attend simply leave a comment below. A winner will be drawn on August 20th and will be able to attend the screening with a guest.

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5 comments

  1. Raul says:

    Thanks for doing this Rebecca! I am pretty bummed that I wouldn’t be able to attend the VQFF this year 🙁

  2. Raul says:

    Argh. My English is awful when I am speaking Spanish all the time. I meant to say “… that I will not be able to …”

  3. jake says:

    Pride in Vancouver I can live without but the one thing I will truly miss living in Kelowna, is the VQFF 🙁

    Enjoy the festival Rebecca! Will you be reviewing the movies you see? We’ve bought a few of the movies after seeing them at the festival and need to know which ones to pick up.

  4. Super U says:

    Great article! Superu.ca is really proud to be a sponsor of the QFF. We’re a new online venue for Canadian shorts and we have fantastic contest for films by and about the gay, lesbian, and transgender community. The contest is called “Out There.”

    http://www.superu.ca/contests/view/40

    The winner gets $2500. If you have any questions regarding the contest please feel free to contact contests@superuholdings.com.

    See you at the Festival!

  5. Keira-Anne says:

    I want to go! A lot!

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