Sacramento International LGBTQ Film Festival

Crest Theater
1013 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
United States

Event Description:

SACRAMENTO, CA -- Celebrating its 26th anniversary, the Sacramento International LGBTQ Film Festival (produced by SIGLFF) is a spectacular community event consisting of three days of LGBTQ film, local food, beer, wine, and live entertainment!

 

Join us as we take over the historic Crest Theater in downtown Sacramento, CA, for 3-days: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, October 13, 14, 15, 2017 for some of the best queer cinema of 2017. Eight programs comprised of six feature-length films and 16 short films will be showcased.


While our organization name remains the same (SIGLFF), we have updated our Festival name to Sacramento International LGBTQ Film Festival to better reflect who we are as a community and as audiences for queer film.

SIGLFF26 features three fabulous feature films: We open this year with Alaska Is a Drag, writer-director Shaz Bennett has expanded her short film into a rousing and crowd-pleasing debut feature that is the queer lovechild of Rocky and Hedwig. Director Shaz Bennett will be in attendance at Opening Night for a post-screening Q&A.

On Saturday, October 14: Signature Move directed by Jennifer Reeder and starring the sexy and talented Fawzia Mirza plays on Saturday night, with local Sacramento comedienne Elisia Gonzales starting off with a short stand-up set for an evening of comedy. After Louie, an engaging inter-generational story starring Alan Cumming, Zachary Booth, Wilson Cruz and with Mx. Justin Vivian Bond.

SIGLFF26 has three riveting documentaries: The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin which examines the amazing life of the celebrated San Francisco wordsmith, directed by Jennifer Kroot and editor extraordinaire Bill Weber (the team behind To Be Takei).

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson which looks at the life and mysterious death of this transgender pioneer and her dear friend Sylvia Rivera in this riveting film.

SIGLFF26’s Closing Night Film, The Lavender Scare, tells the McCarthy-era story of an unrelenting campaign by the federal government to identify and fire all employees suspected of being homosexual. Director Josh Howard will be in attendance at the screening.

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TICKETS, PRICING, PASSES, BOARD

Ticket Pricing

$15 General

$10 Matinee

 

$70 VIP Pass

-Includes all films

-Complimentary pre-screening hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine, and bubbly

-Early entry (5:30pm on Friday & Saturday; 5:00pm on Sunday) 

 

$50 Film Only Pass

-Includes all films, (no pre-screening receptions)

-Must bring photo ID with same name as on the pass, to each screening

 

$10 Student Film Only Pass

-Includes all films (no pre-screening receptions)

-Must bring current/active student ID with photo, with the same name as the pass, to each screening

 

Tickets & Passes available:

SIGLFF.org
Ticketfly.com

Ticketleap.com

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FEATURE FILM DETAIL

Opening Night
ALASKA IS A DRAG

Director: Shaz Bennett

2017 | USA | 83 min
Friday, October 13; 7:00pm

THE DEATH AND LIFE OF MARSHA P. JOHNSON

Director: David France

2017 | USA | 107 min

Saturday, October 14; 1:30pm

THE UNTOLD TALES OF ARMISTEAD MAUPIN

Director: Jennifer M. Kroot; Editor/Co-Director: Bill Weber

2017 | USA | 91 min

Saturday, October 14; 4:00pm

SIGNATURE MOVE

Director: Jennifer Reeder

2017 | USA | 82 min

Saturday, October 14; 7:00pm

AFTER LOUIE

Director: Vincent Gagliostro

2017 | USA | 100 min

Saturday, October 14; 9:15pm

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SHORTS PROGRAMS DETAIL

Cake

Director: Jacintho Muinos

2015 | Australia | 16 min

Cruising Elsewhere

Director: Ryan White

2016 | USA | 13 min

Tits.

Director: Louisa Bertman

2015 | USA | 5 min

Queer Ghost Hunters: Part 1
Director: Stu Maddux

2017 USA 11 min

Haygood Eats

Director: hazart

2016 | USA | 5 min

Rusalka

Directors: Wes “Potato” Hurley & Nathan Miller

2016 | USA | 9 min

The Blondes (Las Rubias)

Director: Carlota Martínez Pereda

2016 | Spain | 17 min

Curmudgeons

Director: Danny DeVito

2016 | USA | 17 min

A potty-mouthed octogenarian

Boys in the Street #pride

Director: Louisa Bertman

2016 | USA | 4 min

Britney-Holics Anonymous - A Spear-itual Awakening

Director: Jerell Rosales

2015 | USA | 10 min

Etage X

Director: Francy Fabritz

2016 | Germany | 14 min

Marz

Director: Bobby Yan

2016 | USA | 12 min

Dusk

Director: Jake Graf

2017 | UK | 15 min

Encuentro

Director: Florencia Manóvil

2016 | USA | 17 min

Little Potato

Director: Wes “Potato” Hurley & Nathan Miller

2016 | USA | 14 min