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CLOSING NIGHT FEATURE | Major!
Aug
21
6:00 PM18:00

CLOSING NIGHT FEATURE | Major!

Sponsored By Arkansas Transgender Equality Coalition and Human Rights Campaign

EXPECTED TO ATTEND: Director Annalise Ophelian, Editor StormMiguel Florez and Miss Major Griffin-Gracy

This is the story of one woman’s journey, a community’s history, and how caring for each other can be a revolutionary act. 

 

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Upstairs Inferno | Sponsored by Stonewall Democrats of Arkansas
Aug
20
3:00 PM15:00

Upstairs Inferno | Sponsored by Stonewall Democrats of Arkansas

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Sponsored by Stonewall Democrats of Arkansas

EXPECTED TO ATTEND: Director Robert Camina

On June, 24, 1973, an arsonist set fire to a gay bar in New Orleans, Louisiana, called the Up Stairs Lounge. For 43 years, the deadly fire was the “Largest Gay Mass Murder in U.S. History”. Featuring interviews from survivors and witnesses, UPSTAIRS INFERNO revisits that fateful day and the utter lack of compassion and awareness that took place after. Narrated by famed New Orleanian and New York Times Best Selling Author, Christopher Rice.

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OPENING NIGHT FEATURE FILM | Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four | Sponsored by Here TV
Aug
18
7:00 PM19:00

OPENING NIGHT FEATURE FILM | Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four | Sponsored by Here TV

Co-Presented with Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

Sponsored by Here TV

After being wrongfully convicted of molesting two little girls during the Satanic Panic witch-hunt era of the 80s and 90s, four Latina lesbians fight against mythology, homophobia, and prosecutorial fervor in their struggle for exoneration in this riveting 'True Crime' tale. 

EXPECTED TO ATTEND: Director Deborah Esquenazi & The San Antonio Four; Elizabeth Ramirez, Cassandra Rivera, Kristie Mayhugh, & Anna Vasquez

We kickoff the 2nd Annual Kaleidoscope LGBT Film Festival, presented by Argenta Arts District, with a pre-screening champagne reception.  Arrive early for opening night screening of Southwest of Salem to enjoy free champagne with your friends and festival guests.

Pre-Screening Champagne Reception, Opening Night Screening of Southwest of Salem, and Opening Night After-Party at Diamond Bear Brewing Company is open to  VIP/Sponsor/Filmmaker Passes and Opening Night Individual Ticket Holders. 

Click here to purchase your pass today!

**Limited Quantities of Individual Opening Night Tickets are available to purchase.
**Admission is NOT included with Film Fanatic Pass, separate Opening Night Ticket required.

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