Denver Film Society Announces Former Boulder County Clerk Clela Rorex Filmmaker Thomas Miller as Closing Night Guests for Screening of Limited Partnership at Cinemaq
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Nearly 40 years after the first same sex marriage license was signed in the country, Boulder County continues to make waves in the marriage equality debate
replica ray bans Nearly 40 years after the first same sex marriage license was signed in the country, Boulder County continues to make waves in the marriage equality debate. The closing night film of the CinemaQ Film Festival, Limited Partnership, follows the story of Richard Adams and Tony Sullivan, who, in 1975 in Boulder CO, became one of the first same sex couples to be legally married. The former Boulder County Clerk, who issued the original license, Clela Rorex, and Filmmaker Thomas Miller will be at the Sie FilmCenter Sunday, July 27 at 7:15pm to present the film, Limited Partnership, and discuss the topic, which remains relevant July 15, 2014.
Featuring archival footage from History Colorado, Limited Partnership, is the 40 year love story between Filipino American Richard Adams and Australian Tony Sullivan. After applying for a green card
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"Limited Partnership is the perfect culmination to our festival," says Denver Film Society Development Associate, Patrick O’Brien. "CinemaQ celebrates the diversity and breadth of the community, while tackling topical issues."
CinemaQ will take place July 24 27 at the home of the Denver Film Society, the Sie FilmCenter. The festival will showcase new and repertory titles as well as host a variety of events such as Top Gun Bingo and a Queens and Cowboys themed BBQ. But she’s not quite Persian enough, not quite gay enough, not quite anything enough. She fails miserably in her attempt at all identities, and being without a clich to hold onto can be a lonely experience.
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Queens Cowboys: A Straight Year On The Gay Rodeo USA/2014 Queens Cowboys: A Straight Year On The Gay Rodeo chronicles a complete season of the International Gay Rodeo Association. Roping and riding across North America for the past 30 years, the IGRA’s courageous cowboys and cowgirls brave challenges both in and out of the arena on their quest to qualify for the World Finals at the end of the season. And along the way, they’ll bust every stereotype in the book.
The Way He Looks Brazil/2013 Winner of the Teddy Award, the Berlin Film Festival’s official LGBT award, Leonardo is a blind teenager dealing with an overprotective mother while trying to live a more independent life. To the disappointment of his best friend, Giovana, he plans to go on an exchange program abroad. When Gabriel, a new student in town, arrives at their classroom, new feelings blossom in
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Lilting United Kingdom/2013 Set in contemporary London, Lilting tells the story of a Cambodian Chinese mother mourning the untimely death of her son. Her world is suddenly disrupted by the presence of a stranger. Though they don’t share a common language, a translator helps piece together the memories of a man they both loved. Lilting is a touching film about unlikely connections and the tragedies that bring us together even though we may be worlds apart.
Mala Mala Puerto Rico/2013 The vibrant trans community in Puerto Rico is beautifully captured in Dan Sickles and Antonio Santini’s documentary Mala Mala. Featuring colorful and diverse subjects from sex workers, rights advocates, and a group of drag performers called The Doll House seeking fame, this investigative piece highlights the triumphs and pit falls of a community breaking into mainstream culture. A triumph of cinematography, Mala Mala creates a dreamy world of hot Latin nights combined with personal hopes, resulting in a mesmerizing experience. It provided subscribers with news and erotica (in German, French, and English), "artistic" physique pictorials, and perhaps most importantly a sense of community. The magazine’s sumptuous galas helped give Zrich a reputation as the gay capital of Europe. At one of these balls, in 1958, closeted schoolteacher Ernst Ostertag meets local drag celebrity Rbi Rapp. This encounter is the beginning of a love affair that endures July 15, 2014: in 2007, Ostertag and Rapp became Switzerland’s first same sex civil partners. The film follows their relationship and the challenges faced by the controversial magazine after a gay prostitute murders a prominent client, igniting press hysteria and police crackdowns that threaten to end Zrich’s era of freedom.
The 10 Year Plan USA/2013 The 10 Year Plan is a classic romantic comedy that tells the story of Myles and Brody two friends who make a pact to be together if neither finds love in ten years’ time. Two months shy of their deadline, both friends try to avoid ending up as each other’s last resort.
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