“Out in the Desert” 1st International LGBT Film Festivalby Carolyn Classen on Feb. 16, 2012, under Arts, Life
New International Film Festival Comes to Tucson!
The Southwest LGBT Film Society is announcing the coming of its 1st Annual “Out in the Desert”, Tucson’s International LGBT Film Festival.
The Festival, scheduled for February 17-19, and February 24-26, 2012 is a celebration of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender films. The six-day event will showcase the best features, documentaries, shorts and musical films exploring LGBT issues and/or created by members of the LGBT community, and promises to be an exciting and diverse addition to Tucson’s Art Culture.
Film submissions to “Out in the Desert” are coming in from all over the world, as well as from local filmmakers in and around the Tucson area.
For more information, please visit “Out in the Desert’s” official website at www.outinthedesertff.org. Phone: 520-207-8358.
6 days — 3 venues — 162 films:
Screening Room • 127 East Congress • Tucson, AZ
FLUXX Studio & Gallery • 414 E. 9th. St. • Tucson, AZ
Grand Cinemas – Crossroads 6 • 4811 E. Grant Rd. • Tucson, AZ
General Ticket info:
Opening Night (2/17) • $10 (No Discounts or Vouchers)
Centerpiece Event (2/24) • $10 (No Discounts or Vouchers)
Closing Night (2/26) • $10 (No Discounts or Vouchers)
Opening, Centerpiece and Closing Night Parties (includes food and drink) • $15 (party only) or $10 (with film ticket purchase)
Early Bird Special • ALL films before 2 pm • $5 (No Discounts)
Double Features • $12 for BOTH
All Other Films • $8 General, $5 Members
Proceeds from the 2012 Out in the Desert film festival to benefit Tucson Pride Inc.
My husband and I attended the launch party for this film festival at the Fluxx Gallery near 4th Avenue on January 11. Pick up a film festival program to read about the upcoming films, or download a program from the website.