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Newfest LGBTQ Film Festival Announces Full Line-Up for 32nd Edition

Newfest LGBTQ Film Festival Announces Full Line-Up for 32nd Edition

Sep 24, 2020

NewFest, New York's leading LGBTQ film and media organization and one of the world's most respected LGBTQ film festivals, has announced its full lineup for The New York LGBTQ Film Festival's 32nd year.

Can Renting Your Own Private Theater Bring Audiences Back to the Movies?

Can Renting Your Own Private Theater Bring Audiences Back to the Movies?

Sep 24, 2020

With the movie industry in the doldrums due to the pandemic, a Texas-based movie theater chain has come up with a novel idea to bring people back to the theaters.

Hallmark's Holiday Movie Roster Features Gay Adoption Story Starring Jonathan Bennett

Hallmark's Holiday Movie Roster Features Gay Adoption Story Starring Jonathan Bennett

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 24, 2020

The Hallmark Channel has announced a slate of 40 holiday movies - among them LGBTQ-themed "The Christmas House," starring Jonathan Bennett, about a same-sex couple hoping to adopt a child.

Disney Delays 'Black Widow,' Spielberg's 'West Side Story'

Disney Delays 'Black Widow,' Spielberg's 'West Side Story'

By Jake Coyle | Sep 23, 2020

The Walt Disney Co. has further postponed its next mega-movies from Marvel, including "Black Widow," while also postponing Steven Spielberg's "West Side Story" a full year in the company's latest recalibration due to the pandemic.

Out on Film Announces Late Breaking Additions for the Film Festival

Out on Film Announces Late Breaking Additions for the Film Festival

Sep 23, 2020

Out on Film presented by WarnerMedia has announced the late-breaking additions to the already impressive lineup of films and events for the 33rd edition of the Atlanta-based LGBTQIA+ film festival.

Miranda July Dreams Up a Con Family in 'Kajillionaire'

Miranda July Dreams Up a Con Family in 'Kajillionaire'

By Lindsey Bahr | Sep 23, 2020

Miranda July doesn't seem to have fair-weather fans. There are those who are obsessed. And there are those who don't know who she is. There is no in between.

The Aggie and the Ecstasy: An Interview with Filmmaker Catherine Gund

The Aggie and the Ecstasy: An Interview with Filmmaker Catherine Gund

By Gregg Shapiro | Sep 23, 2020

Lesbian documentary filmmaker Catherine Gund has an exceptional eye for subject matter when it comes to her movie projects. The subject of her new doc "Aggie" is about her mother; art collector-philanthropist Agnes Gund.

Fashion on Film: 'House of Cardin' Directors P. David Ebersole & Todd Hughes

Fashion on Film: 'House of Cardin' Directors P. David Ebersole & Todd Hughes

By Cornelius Washington | Sep 23, 2020

The fashion documentary of 2020 is here. At 98 years old, Pierre Cardin still has the magic, as does the film about his incredible life and 70-year career, "House of Cardin."

Watch: 'Ammonite' Star Says She Consulted Gay Friends About Her Role

Watch: 'Ammonite' Star Says She Consulted Gay Friends About Her Role

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 23, 2020

When it came to playing the role of a 19th century Englishwoman who becomes involved with another woman, "Ammonite" star Saorise Ronan says, she turned to her gay friends for advice,

Watch: Colin Firth, Stanley Tucci as Gay Couple in 'Supernova'

Watch: Colin Firth, Stanley Tucci as Gay Couple in 'Supernova'

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 22, 2020

Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci star as a gay couple of 20 years, their relationship impacted by early onset dementia.

Carey Mulligan to Star Opposite Bradley Cooper in Leonard Bernstein Biopic

Carey Mulligan to Star Opposite Bradley Cooper in Leonard Bernstein Biopic

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 22, 2020

Mulligan, star of "The Great Gatsby," will play the legendary composer's wife in a biopic directed by Cooper, who also stars as Bernstein.

2020 Toronto Int. Film Fest Diary: Entry 4 - Last Words

2020 Toronto Int. Film Fest Diary: Entry 4 - Last Words

By C.J. Prince | Sep 22, 2020

In his last dispatch, EDGE contributor C.J. Prince says goodbye to a different kind of Toronto International Film Festival.

Watch: 'Stalls' Filmmaker João Dall'Stella Discusses His Cheeky Homage to Glory Holes

Watch: 'Stalls' Filmmaker João Dall'Stella Discusses His Cheeky Homage to Glory Holes

By Steve Duffy | Sep 22, 2020

Glory holes are celebrated in João Dall'Stella's cheeky 3-minute video "Stalls." EDGE spoke to the filmmaker about the short.

Atlanta Pride Announces 2020 Virtual Programming

Atlanta Pride Announces 2020 Virtual Programming

Sep 22, 2020

Earlier this year, due to concerns around COVID-19, the APC announced that the 50th anniversary festival would be a virtual event. In spite of this change, there is a fantastic line up of programming that they will stream!

When Is a Kiss Just a Kiss? Out Filmmaker Xavier Dolan on his New Film, 'Matthias & Maxime'

When Is a Kiss Just a Kiss? Out Filmmaker Xavier Dolan on his New Film, 'Matthias & Maxime'

By Kevin Taft | Sep 21, 2020

Xavier Dolan is one of the best filmmakers of his generation, but many in the US don't know his work. Hopefully that will change wiht "Matthias & Maxime," his latest film streaming on MUBI. EDGE spoke to Dolan about the film.

With 'Canada's Drag Race' and New Film 'Spiral',  Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman Is Having Very Busy Year

With 'Canada's Drag Race' and New Film 'Spiral', Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman Is Having Very Busy Year

By Greg Vellante | Sep 21, 2020

The actor and model discusses "Spiral," his new queer horror, "Canada's Drag Race," being a Canadian in America and more in this interview.

Chloé Zhao's 'Nomadland' Wins TIFF People's Choice Award

Chloé Zhao's 'Nomadland' Wins TIFF People's Choice Award

By Lindsey Bahr | Sep 21, 2020

After picking up Venice's Golden Lion award, Chloé Zhao's " Nomadland " has won another prestigious honor: The Toronto International Film Festival's People's Choice Award. No film has ever won both.

Outlook Not Improving for Beleaguered US Movie Theaters

Outlook Not Improving for Beleaguered US Movie Theaters

By Lindsey Bahr | Sep 21, 2020

About three quarters of the country's movie theaters are open, but Americans are not going back in significant numbers in the COVID-era, even with new films coming into the marketplace weekly.

11 Men in a Tub? Adult Filmmaker Flaunts British Regulations with New Shoot

11 Men in a Tub? Adult Filmmaker Flaunts British Regulations with New Shoot

Sep 20, 2020

Adult Filmmeister Michael Lucas took his latest shoot on the road — to Nottingham, England to be precise, and appears to have flaunted Britain's COVID-19 guidelines.

Sunday's Virtual Emmy Awards Set Bar High with Live Telecast

Sunday's Virtual Emmy Awards Set Bar High with Live Telecast

By Lynn Elber | Sep 20, 2020

The glitch at the virtual creative arts Emmy telecast was minor, but it may have provoked flashbacks for the host of Sunday's more ambitious main TV awards ceremony.

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