QUEERX FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LINEUP

QUEERX FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LINEUP, LAUNCHES 24/7 LIVE TV CHANNEL FOR SCREENING AND VOTING AHEAD OF QUEERX FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS 

 The 2021 QueerX Film Festival brings together original content from LGBTQ creators, inclusive of all identities and perspectives. QueerX is at the nexus of the quickly evolving digital music and film industries. 

As a part of the festival Revry, the only LGBTQ-first streaming media network, will presentQueerX TV–a free always-on  TV channel throughout the month of October that will host all of the festival’s “Official Selections” including international LGBTQ documentaries, dramas, comedies and music videos. The channel launched on September 7th  and audiences have the opportunity to screen all the selections and vote, in real time, on their category favorites.The audience will vote via QR codes that appear on the screen of the QueerX TV channel.

“The festival gives a platform to queer voices across the amazingly talented spectrum that is the LGBTQ community,” shares Revry CEO and Co-Founder, Damian Pelliccione. “We want to continue to create a sense of community and belonging tied to our shared experiences. One where artists, industry professionals and enthusiasts alike can connect and uplift each other from a community and industry perspective.”   

Key Festival Highlights include:

·         September 7th- October 31st: QueerX TV Presented by Lexus premiered on Revry and viewers can screen all the festival selections and vote for their favorite selections from the Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Feature and Music Video categories until September 30th. 

·         October 11th: On National Coming Out Day, the QueerX Live! Virtual Awards show will stream live on Revry with musical performances, special screenings of the winning films, as well as Revry’s annual honoring of influential celebrities who have made an impact on the community with the 2021 Revry Visibility Awards. 

QueerX is proud to have Lexus as its Grand Sponsor. This year’s travel partner is The Florida Keys/Key West. This year’s media partners include; The Advocate, Out, Pride, Plus,Out Traveler, and Queerty. Key community partner Black Women Lead has also signed on for the festival.

Upcoming announcements include: Virtual music performances as well as Visibility Award Winners. Past awardees, industry participants, and sponsors include Tyler Oakley, Gigi Gorgeous, Dan Reynolds, LoveLoud, Tegan and Sara, Hannah Hart, Ari Fitz, Bebe Zahara Benet, Amber’s Closet, Viacom, EOne, IFC, Funny or Die, Brian Graden Media, Seed&Spark, Adaptive Studios and Powderkeg Media. 

QueerX 2020 Official Selections Program Includes 

 

COMEDY

99 (Dir. Safi Jafri)

Beauty Boys Dir. Florent Gouelou)

Candis For President (Dir. Michelle Peerali)

Delivery Boy (Dir. Hugo Kenzo)

Demonhuntr Episodes 1-3 (Dir. Tim O’Leary)

Friends Like That (Dir. Francesca de Fusco)

Hell No (Dir. Teddy Alexis Rodriguez)

in[APP]licable (Dir. Cam Owen)

Mountain Lodge 

New Flesh for the Old Ceremony (Dir. Elizabeth Rakhilkina)

Pete Can’t Play Basketball

Puss

Show For Ghosts (James Medley, Em Haverty)

Supreme (Dir. Youssef Youssef)

The Fae (Dir. Shelton Lindsay, Nessa Norich)

The Safety Plan (Dir. Jesse Randall)

Eat the Rainbow (Dir. Brian Benson)

Sweater (Dir. Nick Borenstein)

Flex

Four FruitBites

DOCUMENTARIES

Being Sascha (Dir. Manuel Gübeli)

Dani Boi (Dir. TBC)

êmîcêtôsêt-Many Bloodlines (Dir. Theola Ross)

Gracefully

I Live Here (Dir. Shane Watson)

I’ll Cry Tomorrow 

Imperial 

Inferno (Dir. Andrew Blackman)

Is It Me 

Look Up! (Dir.Monty Wolfe) 

Marielle and Monica (Dir. Fábio Erdos)

My Neighbor, Miguel (Dir. Danny Navarro)

My Own Wings (Dr. Katia Repina and Carla Moral)

Once a Fury (Dir. Jacqueline Rhodes)

Proud to Be (Dir. Sam Meneses, Kyra Knox)

Queer-bomb

Sensorium (Dir. Elliot Mercer)

Surviving Voices – The Substance Use & Recovery Community

Sweet Sweet Kink: A Collection of BDSM Stories

Taiwan Pride for the World

Through the Windows (Dir. Bret Parker, Petey Barma)

To Love and Back (Dir. Jakov Sedlar)

Venture Out 

We are the Radical Monarchs (Dir. Linda Goldstein Knowlton)

We Will Be Heard 

What Do You See

Where My Girls 

Of self-blessing

Stephen & James: Best Girlfriends (Dir. Dave Quantic)

Zero to Eighty (Dir. Patrick Ryan Gass)

Dennis: The Man Who Legalized Cannabis (Dir. Brandon Moore)

Transblack 

Between Two Lines

We Dig!

Park View (Dir. Tab Ballis)

DRAMA 

75 Cents (Dir. Safi Jafri)

Afternoon Sun (Dir. Gonçalo Pina)

ÃH (Dir. Alex El Dahdah)

Aimee Victoria (Dir. Chrystee Pharris)

Amor Sangue Dor (Love Blood Pain)

Aye, Boy 

Bakla (Dir. Brandon English and Michael Thór)

Deviant (Dir. Benjamin Howard)

Disciple (Dir. Sebastian LaCause)

Dogana/Chapti 

Edible (Dir. Kandis Golden)

Exchange 

First Love (Dir. Florent Gouelou)

First Position. (Dir. Michael Elias Thomas)

Flood (Dir. Joseph Amenta)

Freed (Dir. Josza Anjembe)

Glances (Dir. Aleksei Borovikov)

Hugo 6 : 30 (Dir. Simon Helloco, James Maciver)

Iftah (Dir. Moti Rachamim)

In Case of Fire (Dir. Tomás Paula Marques)

In the Paint (Dir. Bryce Ferendo)

Juliet (Dir. Irina Storozhenko)

MC Jess (Dir. Carla Villa-Lobos) 

Mino: A Diasporic Myth (Dir. Ashunda Norris)

Origami 

Our Bed Is Green

Parry Riposte (Dir. Goldbloom Micomonaco)

Riot

Save the Queen (Dir. Levin Hübner)

Simone is gone (Dir. Mathilde Chavanne)

Sisak

Smoke, Lilies and Jade (Dir. Deondray and Quincy LeNear Gossfield)

Teddy Mate (Dir. Rommel Villa)

The Change Up (Dir. Jordan Auten)

The One You Never Forget 

They/Them

Thirst Trap (Dir. Steve Flavin)

To Take a Step with You (Dir. Martin Del Carpio)

Together Again 

Top Ten Places to Visit in São Paulo

Two Men by the Sea (Dir. Gabriel Motta)

Where do the sounds go (Dir. Florent Gouëlou)

Funeral March 

Coming Out

Fernanda’s Spring

Tell-by Date

The Heirs

I Bleed

FEATURE

Trade (Dir. Trae Briers)

Unwelcome Advances (Dir. Ricardo Alvarado)

Don Filipo (Dir. Tim Munoz)

Apricot Groves

MUSIC VIDEO

Be My Light 

Colours (Dir. Amandine Navarro)

Cymbol ‘Best Friends’ 

Happy in Hell (Dir. Saalika Khan)

Here We Stand (Dir. Paco Beltrán)

Left for Dead (Dir. Tab Ballis)

Lights, Camera, Action [Official Music Video] (Dir. Maya Table)

Live It Up (Dir. Sabrina Petrini and Naemi Jaworowski)

Livin’ in the Light (Dir. Hannah Hefner and Emmanuel Henreid)

Please Boy (Dir. John Tancredi)

Sarah Mary Chadwick “Full Mood” (Dir. Tristan Scott-Behrends)

Waiting by Racquel

We Can’t Breathe (Dir. Miranda Winters, Rocky Romano)

High Road No. 6

Walking Progress

About QueerX

Originally founded as Out Web Fest in 2016, QueerX broke the mold of other festivals by giving prominence to honest and unfiltered digital short-form storytelling. Beyond screenings, this unique festival also invites cutting edge musicians to showcase their sound through live performances including panels with top industry experts, providing ample opportunity to meet future collaborators and build professional relationships. QueerX aims to create a space where artists, industry professionals and enthusiasts alike can connect while exploring the future of queer entertainment.

About Revry

Revry is the LGBTQ-first streaming media network with free live TV, movies, series, news and exclusive Original programming amounting to over 5,000 titles. Its mission is to inspire exploration of LGBTQ content for the community and allies. Revry is led by a diverse founding team with technology, digital media, and LGBTQ advocacy experience. Revry reaches millions of global viewers on connected TV, Smart TV, OTT and mobile platforms including Samsung, Vizio, Roku, Apple, Comcast Xfinity, Cox Communications, Google,TiVo, and many others.

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