Miami Gay And Lesbian Film Festival

The Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, a critically acclaimed event, is based in the world-renowned historic South Beach neighborhood with additional films screened at locations throughout Miami-Dade County.

The 17th Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival will take place from April 24 until May 3, 2015.

The Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival is committed to its mission: To inspire, entertain and educate the public, encourage a sense of community through international and culturally diverse film, video and other media that offer historical and contemporary perspectives on the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience.

The festival has grown from a 3-day event in which 25 films were presented to the current format of 10 days with 65+ films. The Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival is an internationally acclaimed event serving as a platform for numerous World Premiers, North American Premiers and East Coast Premiers. The Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival is the first MAJOR LGBT film festival to occur in the calendar year, setting the tone for the entire LGBT film festival season.

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Everlasting Love

MOVIES | By Brian Shaer | Apr 21
How much can you love someone? Is there such a thing as too much? That seems to be the general conceit of this nasty number from director Marçal Forés.

Naz & Maalik

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 21
We're used to the meme of the triple burden of being black, gay, and Christian. But what about the even more burdensome proposition of being black, gay, and Muslim -- in post-9/11 America?

The Year We Thought About Love

MOVIES | By Kitty Drexel | Apr 21
The members of True Colors, an LGBTQ+ youth theatre troupe sponsored by The Theater Offensive, work collaboratively to create activist art. Their finished product is brought to area schools to teach equality through diversity.


MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 21
Filmmaker Dean Francis adapts the Stephen Davis play "Drown" to cinematic form, co-writing the screenplay with Davis and handling directorial duties.

Back On Board: Greg Louganis

MOVIES | By Kevin Taft | Apr 21
The feature-length documentary of the life of Olympic Diving Champion Greg Louganis is inspiring and well told.

I Am Michael

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 21
"Post-gay" Glatze seems just as convinced as "pre-straight" Glatze was about the artificiality of sexual labels, and on the primacy of the need for following his own path. But the movie could have gone farther still.

Liz in September

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 20
Liz, a heartbreaking womanizer, finds she's met her match when a young woman named Eva happens along just in time for her birthday celebration at a seaside lesbian resort.

You and I

MOVIES | By Kevin Taft | Apr 20
A simple story beautifully told, "You & I" is a refreshing and honest story of two friends falling in love.

Alex & Ali

MOVIES | By Joseph Pisano | Apr 20
Tragically, love knows nothing but bounds in Malachi Leopold's poignant documentary.


MOVIES | By Kevin Taft | Apr 20
Robin Williams gives one of his most brilliant and affecting performances in one of the last roles of his career.

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