LA’s Outfest Celebrates 30 Years With Progressive and Quirky Films by Kevin M.Thomas

A cavalcade of diversity brings fresh life to Outfest, Los Angeles’s Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, celebrating its 30th anniversary July 12-22, 2012. The festival has been a staple in LA for quite some time, offering progressive films along side pioneering productions for the GLBT community. This year, several of the standout films have already had successful […] Click to read more »

San Francisco’s LGBT Frameline Film Fest Has Plenty To See by Kevin M. Thomas

  It wouldn’t be fair to provide a Top Ten list of films from this year’s Frameline 36, the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival. After all, I haven’t seen all 217 films (but at the moment, I have screened 57…not bad). Perhaps the opening night film “Vito” or the closing “Cloudburst” would be among my […] Click to read more »

Going Wild for “Born To Be Wild” By Meera Kamra-Kelsey

Consider these six degrees of separation… 1.             A sensitive, beautiful IMAX 3D documentary film, ‘Born To Be Wild’ has recently opened to strong positive reviews.  This film depicts the work of two women who work tirelessly, one with orphan African elephants and the other with orphan Asian orangutans.  Both populations are endangered due to human […] Click to read more »