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THE DGLFF IN 2014

This year sees the annual Durban Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (DGLFF) take place for the fourth time at the KZNSA Gallery, in Glenwood, from Friday 20 June to Sunday 6 July 2014. The Festival, established in 2011, has become a fixture on Durban's pink calendar and this year it once again coincides with Durban Pride, which takes place on Saturday 28 June 2014 at Kings Park Stadium outer fields. You can download the latest schedule of films for 2014 here: You can also go to our Schedule 2014 page or Official Selection page for info. As the 17 night 4th annual Durban Gay & Lesbian Film Festival swings into its second week at the KZNSA Gallery, 166 Bulwer Road, Glenwood, there's still plenty to keep audiences from all backgrounds interested. There's feature films nightly from 8pm, documentaries and short film collections from around the globe, dealing with all manner of interesting stories, concepts and issues. Durban filmmaker Claire Angelique's film Palace of Bone will be screening on Monday 30 June and Claire will be conducting a Q&A session after the film. Local Durban student Liana Hassim's short film She Loves Me Not has been selected in the South African short selection, screening Wednesday 2 July.  This intriguing thriller packs a serious punch in 6 short minutes. Danish filmmakers Minna Grooss and Iben Haahr Anderson will be screening their documentaries My Name Is Lesbian and My Love on Sunday 29 June and Wednesday 2 and Thursday 3 July. Check our schedule for detailed info.

A SELECTION OF FREE PUBLIC

WORKSHOPS WILL TAKE PLACE

WEEKDAYS DURING THE FESTIVAL

• Monday 30 June is a general filmmakers discussion forum between 2 and 4pm exploring LGBTI subject matter in the development of new production ideas. • Tuesday 1 July will see international guests of the DGLFF Minna Groos and Iben Haahr Anderson from Denmark facilitating a workshop from 2-4pm on their filmmaking processes and how the Danish/Scandinavian system of making films works so well. • Wednesday 2 July is a human rights workshop from 2-4pmco-facilitated by the Durban Gay & Lesbian Community & Health Centre and DGLFF festival director Jason Fiddler that will explore how cinema can advance the cause of equality in the African continent. • Thursday 3 July is a fun, funky Cinema Lover's Workshop facilitated by punk queer cinema blogger Dylan Wilson who will focus on maverick filmmaker Gregg Araki's Kaboom with screening at 1pm followed by discussions. • Friday 4 July is the last workshop of DGLFF 2014 and David Walker, Dylan Wilson and Jason Fiddler will explore QTV: LGBTI issues and trends in TV today, starting at 1pm Our closing weekend includes the romantic comedy The 10 Year Plan, a fascinating documentary about drag culture in Germany called Gender X, the dramatic sequel to last week's The Falls 1, Charlie David's sexy and eye-opening I Am A Pornstar and the super-sexy Brazilian gay romance Changes. On Saturday 5 July we have our Jury and Audience Awards Ceremony at 6pm which precedes the Closing Night Film, a free 20th anniversary screening of Priscilla: Queen of the Desert. Audience are encouraged to dress up and drag out for this outrageous and delightfully iconic 90's film. There will be a party at the KZNSA Gallery after from 9pm - tickets are R50 presale and R80 at the door. Enquiries:  jason@dglff.org.za / 031 811 0959
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