The Drive To Sing (USA 1:16:15) When choir singing became dangerous, even deadly, in COVID-19, some musicians turned to “car choirs” in parking lots to keep their music alive.
A special live performance from some of the singers in the film will precede the event.
11:45 AM-1:30 PM LBGTQ Showcase [Block 12]
Now You See Me (USA 8:00) A powerful story about the trauma and ultimate triumph of being a transgender female.
Dear Lily, Love Patrick (USA 16:34) Dear Lily, Love Patrick is a poignant look at the power of true connection, a young life ended by the tragedy at the onset of the AIDS epidemic.
Static Space (USA 28:43) A young woman struggling to figure out her place and identity inadvertently stumbles across a frequency on her ham radio. It makes contact with an astronaut orbiting Earth.
We All Die Alone (USA 13:35)The hubris of an inept conflict negotiator leads two warring gangs into an 8-way standoff. The consequences are both comical and tragic.
Fred and Emile (USA 24:05) An elderly gay couple discusses their coming out journey.
1:45 PM-4:00 PM – Sign the Show [Block 13]
Sign The Show (USA 1:35:38)Sign the Show: Deaf Culture, Access & Entertainment brings together entertainers, the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (HOH) community, and American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters to discuss accessibility at live performances in a humorous, heartfelt, and insightful way.
Saturday, October 8 – Regent Underground Theatre
3:30 PM-5:00 PMCareer Strategy Seminar with Hammad Zaidi[Block 14]
Originally designed for writers, the content of this seminar applies to all facets of the entertainment industry. This seminar is designed to help you shave years off your journey in the entertainment industry by instilling you with critical insights. Hammad Zaidi is the founder of the Lonely Seal Company Group These include Lonely Seal Releasing, an international film and television distribution company, The Lonely Seal International Film, Screenplay & Music Festival, a Top 100 Best Reviewed Festival, and Lonely Seal Releasing, an International film, TV, and new media distributor, and sales agency. Hammad is a certified buyer at the world’s most significant film festivals and film sales markets, including Cannes, Berlin, Hong Kong, etc., and he is a member of the Producers Guild of America and the Writers Guild of America.