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Queer Cinema for Palestine Announces 10-day Film Festival Program

البيان الصحفي بالعربيّة Online and in person events from November 11-20 in 13 cities across the world Queer Cinema for Palestine (QCP) is set to start next week, November 11-20, with a 10-day program across 13 cities around the world under the slogan “Celebrating global queer realities. Standing in solidarity with Palestinians.” Queer Cinema for… Continue reading Queer Cinema for Palestine Announces 10-day Film Festival Program

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Widespread Media Coverage of Queer Filmmaker Pledge Not to Participate in TLVFest

The pledge signed by over 130 queer filmmakers not to participate in TLVFest, the Israeli government sponsored LGBT film festival, has garnered widespread media coverage. See below a partial list: Film/Arts The Hollywood Reporter Hyperallergic Little White Lies ArtForum Queer outlets Pink News - UK Gay Star News - UK Out Magazine - US Bay… Continue reading Widespread Media Coverage of Queer Filmmaker Pledge Not to Participate in TLVFest

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130 Film Professionals Pledge to Boycott the Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival

The Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival, or simply TLVFest, has run every year since 2006. Multiple times in recent years, there have been calls from Palestinian rights groups to boycott the festival over its funding from the Israeli Ministry of Culture. This year, that call has been more potent than ever, and more than 130 queer people from… Continue reading 130 Film Professionals Pledge to Boycott the Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival

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100-Plus LGBTQ Filmmakers to Boycott Israeli Festival

A group of more than 130 names from the film world, including at least 100 LGBTQIA+ filmmakers and film artists, have signed a pledge to boycott TLVFest, Tel Aviv's government-sponsored LGBT film festival, in what they say is solidarity with Palestinian members of the LGBTQIA+ community. The pledge was organized by Palestinian queer organizations and… Continue reading 100-Plus LGBTQ Filmmakers to Boycott Israeli Festival