Monday, September 12, 2011

North Louisiana Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Sept. 16-22, Robinson Film Center in downtown Shreveport

head shot by trudeau
head shot, a photo by trudeau on Flickr.

"Be part of the civil rights movement of our time by simply doing something very entertaining—participating in the Opening Weekend activities of the 3rd annual North Louisiana Gay & Lesbian Film Festival and attending some of our films," says Adrienne Critcher.

Friday, Sept. 16, Opening Night
6-7:30 pm: Reception with celebrity guest Bruce Vilanch, Hollywood comedy writer and performer (of Hollywood Squares as both panelist and head writer; head writer for a decade for the Academy Awards shows)--$30
7:45 pm: film “Get Bruce” with an intro before and Q & A afterwards with Bruce Vilanch; “Get Bruce” features Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg, Robin Williams, Bette Midler as they describe how entertainers who want to be funny “get Bruce” to write for them—regular RFC ticket prices

Saturday, Sept. 17
7:15 pm: Bruce Vilanch does his hour-long stand-up comedy act; we hear he’s LOLROTFLMAO funny--$20

Wednesday, Sept. 21, 7 pm
Original Shorts Program

Thursday, Sept. 22, 7:30 pm
The lead actors and producers of highly-acclaimed “Hollywood to Dollywood” will attend and do a Q & A; “Dolly-themed party” afterwards at the Korner Lounge

Films running Sept. 16 – Sept. 22 (some with panels):
“Undertow” won a 2010 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award
The remaining films are all making the rounds across the nation (and in some foreign countries) on the 2011 film festival circuits:
“Hollywood to Dollywood”, “Wish Me Away”, “Thy Will Be Done”, “Leave It On The Floor”, ”Gen Silent”

Tickets? Robinson Film Center (318-459-4122 or See the film festival web site for details:

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