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PLGFF closing weekend previews: ‘Role/Play’ and the ‘The Secret Diaries of Anne Lister’

'The Secret Diaries of Anne Lister'

If you missed the big Howl premiere last week, fear not. Howl begins a week run at Cinema 21 this Friday.That same day at 7 pm, executive producer, Gus Van Sant, will intro the film, show a short he made of Ginsberg and chat live with James Franco via Skype. As for the rest of the fest, it continues at the Hollywood Theater […]

PLGFF Thursday previews: ‘The Four Faced Liar’ and ‘Violet Tendencies’

Mindy Cohn in 'Violet Tendencies'

6:30pm @ Living Room Theaters – Brotherhood

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7pm @ Cinema 21 – The Four Faced Liar

In what seems like a queer version of the hipster hailed Medicine for Melancholy, The Four Faced Liar follows “womanizing” Bridget and her BFF and flatmate Greg. One night hanging out at their local, the Four Faced Liar, they meet prim and proper NYC newbies […]

PLGFF Wednesday previews: ‘Elena Undone’ and ‘Undertow’

'Undertow'

'Contracorriente ' or 'Undertow'

6:30pm @ Living Room Theaters – I Killed My Mother

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7pm @ Cinema 21 – Elena Undone

The tale of two unlikely women, one of whom is married and reticent is not a new one. With stories such as Aimee and Jaguar which chronicles a story such as this set against the backdrop of a war torn Nazi Germany it seems like […]

Win tickets to tonight’s screening of ‘A Marine Story’!

No plans for your Tuesday night yet? Well if you haven’t had a chance to check out the Portland Lesbian and Gay Film Festival here’s to chance to go for free! Tonight’s screening of A Marine Story will feature lead actress and aerialist Dreya Weber in attendance to answer questions and schmooze following the screening.

All you have to do to win a pair of tickets to tonight’s screening? Be […]

PLGFF Tuesday night previews: ‘A Marine Story’ and ‘Making the Boys’

'A Marine Story' with Dreya Weber

6:30pm @ Living Room Theaters – Brotherhood

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7pm @ Cinema 21 – A Marine Story

With “don’t ask don’t tell” currently all over the media it’s a perfect time for a movie about female soldiers trying to serve to the best of their abilities. And the abilities of lead Dreya Weber are vast, as we should know from her 2006 […]

PLGFF Monday previews: ‘We Have to Stop Now’ and ‘The Sisters’

'Die Schwestern' or 'The Sisters'

'Die Schwestern' or 'The Sisters'

6:30pm @ Living Room Theaters – I Killed My Mother

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7pm @Cinema 21 – We Have to Stop Now

Almost all of us have needed to see a therapist at some point in our lives and their help can be essential. Nonetheless, in the spirit of the phrase “Physician heal thyself” therapists also have a reputation for being some folks in […]

Previews of the first weekend of PLGFF

'I Killed My Mother'

Saturday Oct 2nd

3:30pm @ Cinema 21 – Shorts series

4 short films kick off the post-party day after, so it’s a good mix to start festing.

My Name is Love follows two men who share the same secret and the dangerous liaison it produces. Titillating.

Gayby follows the straight girl fantasy of having a baby with her gay best friend of college […]

Portland Lesbian and Gay Film Festival premieres with ‘Howl’

Aaron Tveit as Peter Orlovsky and James Franco as Allen Ginsberg in 'Howl'

Portland’s celebration of all things queer and filmic, well one of them (don’t you love this town?) is here once again to usher in the season of popcorn and snuggling. This year the Portland Lesbian and Gay Film Festival takes over Cinema 21, Living Room Theaters, and The Hollywood Theater starting with the Allen Ginsberg beat […]