2018 Spectrum Film Festival: A MILLION HAPPY NOWS w/ Lead Actor and Producer Chrystal Chappell

| 2017 | 80 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Albert Alarr

Thursday April 26, 2018, 1:00pm

Post-screening Skype Q&A with star/producer Chrystal Chappell Lainey Allen decides to retire from a soap opera she has starred in for twenty years. Along with her publicist and partner, Eva Morales, she moves to a beach house by the Central California coast. When Lainey starts to forget things more and more, they…


2018 Spectrum Film Festival: THE LAVENDER SCARE w/ Director Josh Howard

| 2017 | 77 minutes | | ,
Directed by Josh Howard

Thursday April 26, 2018, 7:30pm

Post-show: Producer/director JOSH HOWARD joins us in person for a post-show Q&A, followed by a wine and dessert reception in the Film Center lobby sponsored exclusively by Tilton Rental. With the United States gripped in the panic of the Cold War, President Dwight D. Eisenhower deems homosexuals to be “security risks” and…


2018 Spectrum Film Festival: BELIEVER w/ Director Don Argott

| 2018 | 101 minutes | | ,
Directed by Don Argott

Thursday April 26, 2018, 4:00pm

Director Don Argott will join us via Skype after the film for a Q&A/Discussion Imagine Dragons’ Mormon front man Dan Reynolds is taking on a new mission to explore how the Church treats its LGBTQ members. With the rising suicide rate amongst teens in the state of Utah, his concern with the…

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2018 Spectrum Film Festival: LOVE, SIMON w/ Senator Elizabeth Warren and State Senator Julian Cyr

| 2018 | 110 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Greg Berlanti

Friday April 27, 2018, 4:00pm

NOTE: All tickets will also have a $1 surcharge added on to help establish The Tony Lombardi Memorial Scholarship. Pre-screening RECORDED personal video message from Senator Elizabeth Warren Pre-screening LIVE talk with State Senator Julian Cyr Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it’s a little more complicated:…


2018 Spectrum Film Festival: BECKS w/ Siren Mayhew and Sean McMahon Performing During the Post-Show Reception Sponsored by WMVY

| 2018 | 90 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Elizabeth Rohrbaugh & Daniel Powell

Friday April 27, 2018, 7:30pm

Post-show: Local musicians Siren Mayhew and Sean McMahon play their original music during a post-screening beer-and-wine reception sponsored exclusively by MVY Radio. Inspired by the real life of singer/songwriter Alyssa Robbins, BECKS follows a musician (Hall) who moves back to her childhood home in St. Louis after a crushing breakup with her…


2018 Spectrum Film Festival: TRANSMILITARY with co-director Fiona Dawson for Q&A via Skype

| 2018 | 92 minutes | | ,
Directed by Gabriel Silverman and Fiona Dawson

Saturday April 28, 2018, 4:30pm

  NOTE: All U.S. military members (past or present) will receive FREE admission. The 2018 SXSW Audience Award-winning feature film debut by Gabriel Silverman and Fiona Dawson, TransMilitary follows the Emmy-nominated short film Transgender, at War and in Love. Around 15,500 transgender people serve in the U.S. military (notably the largest transgender…


2018 Spectrum Film Festival: DISOBEDIENCE w/ Rabbi Caryn Broitman and Ljuba Davis Leading a Post-Film Discussion

, , | 2017 | 114 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Sebastián Lelio

 Post-show: Rabbi Caryn Broitman and Ljuba Davis join us in person for a discussion on the many Jewish perspectives on LGBTQ issues. From Sebastián Lelio, the director of the Academy Award-winning A Fantastic Woman, the film follows a woman as she returns to the community that shunned her decades earlier for an…


2018 Spectrum Film Festival: ANGELS IN AMERICA

| 2018 | 210 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Marianne Elliott

Sunday April 29, 2018, 12:30pm

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and considered to be one of the most important plays of the last hundred years, Tony…