Cinema Q Film Festival 2009

Cinema Q Film Festival 2009

The Denver Film Society along with The GLBT Community Center of Colorado and OutFront Colorado are proud to present the first annual Cinema Q: A Festival Of Queer Cinema. The festival takes place over four days beginning Thursday, May 28, through Sunday, May 31, 2009; an official kickoff to June Pride Month. Featuring a host of uncompromising documentaries and feature films, the first annual Cinema Q: A Festival of Queer Cinema will premiere SEX POSITIVE, Daryl Wein's urgent plea for sex education and the values of the forgotten heroes who have helped pave the way,as its opening night celebration. SEX POSITIVE will be followed by a reception on May 28th at the Starz FilmCenter.

Tickets on sale
May 6 :: DFS Members, The Center Community and OFC VIP Cardholder
May 8 :: General Public

Films and Events in Program...

  • Cinema Q: The Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela

    Cinema Q: The Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela

    Iceland , 2008 , 80 min.
    Director: Olaf de Fleur Johannesson Friday, May 29 - 8:00pm Digital presentation - The Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela, directed by Olaf de Fleur Johannesson, is an 85 minute drama which chronicles the story of a naive but street smart Filipina transsexual prostitute named Raquela who decides to travel in order... more
  • Cinema Q: An Indecent Proposal?

    Cinema Q: An Indecent Proposal?

    78 min. Saturday, May 30 - 1pm Two documentaries focusing on the same issue burning at America's heart: gay marriage. All proceeds from this screening will be donated to the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Center of Colorado (The Center) to support their equality initiatives. Screening made p... more
  • Cinema Q: Bi The Way

    Cinema Q: Bi The Way

    USA , 2008 , 85 min.
    Director: Brittany Blockman , Josephine Decker Digital presentation - Bi The Way is a young, hip, sexy documentary that investigates the recent rise in the "whatever" phenomenon. Featuring interviews with Michael Musto, Dan Savage and Jonathan Caouette, the doc explores the changing sexual landscape of America in a bizarre and hila... more
  • Cinema Q: Chef's Special

    Cinema Q: Chef's Special

    Spain , 2008 , 111 min.
    Director: Nacho G. Velilla Digital presentation - Bright, breezy and briskly directed by Nacho G. Velilla, this Spanish delight was the Opening Night of the Lincoln Center’s Spanish Cinema Now and even had The New York Times declaring it “a raucous comedy.” Chef Maxi (Camára) has plenty on his plate. Between running a... more
  • Cinema Q: Chica Busca Chica

    Cinema Q: Chica Busca Chica

    Spain , 2009 , 90 min.
    Director: Sonia Sebastian Digital presentation - Chica Busca Chica is Spain’s answer to The L Word. In this sexy and cute show we are introduced to a group of ladies looking for love in all the right and sometimes wrong places as they play musical beds to their hearts’ desire. This episodic series has be... more
  • Cinema Q: Drifting Flowers

    Cinema Q: Drifting Flowers

    Taiwan , 2008 , 97 min.
    Director: Zero Chou 35mm presentation - Teddy Award-winning Director Zero Chou (Spider Lilies) weaves three poetic tales as the lesbians in Drifting Flowers seek their true identity. In the first story, Jing, a blind singer, falls in love with her band’s tomboy accordionist Diego. In another time a... more
  • Cinema Q: Equality U

    Cinema Q: Equality U

    USA , 2008 , 90 min.
    Director: Dave O'Brien Digital presentation - Equality U is a feature-length documentary following a group of 33 young activists on the Soulforce Equality Ride, a first of its kind, two-month, cross-country tour to confront anti-gay discrimination policies at 19 conservative religious and military colleges. ... more
  • Cinema Q: Sex Positive

    Cinema Q: Sex Positive

    USA , 2008 , 75 min.
    Director: Daryl Wein Digital presentation - Maybe it took somebody with no investment in the sexual-culture wars of the 1980s, like 24-year-old filmmaker Daryl Wein, to rediscover a lightning-rod figure like safe-sex pioneer Richard Berkowitz and present him without prejudice. A one-time S/M hustler, Berkowitz an... more
  • Cinema Q: Soundless Wind Chime

    Cinema Q: Soundless Wind Chime

    Hong Kong , 2009 , 110 min.
    Director: Kit Hung Digital presentation - Soundless Wind Chime is the emotionally rich journey of Ricky, searching for the lost soul and discovering the past of his deceased Swiss lover, Pascal. Traveling from Hong Kong to Switzerland to help heal his grieving heart, Ricky visits a beautiful thrift store... more
  • Cinema Q: Still Black - A Portrait of Black Transmen

    Cinema Q: Still Black - A Portrait of Black Transmen

    USA , 2008 , 77 min.
    Director: Kortney Ryan Ziegler Digital presentation - A portrait of black transmen, Still Black is an alternative feature-length documentary that explores the lives of six black transgender men living in the United States. Through the intimate stories of their lives as artists, students, husbands, fathers, lawyers, ... more
  • Cinema Q: Ten More Good Years

    Cinema Q: Ten More Good Years

    USA , 2007 , 71 min.
    Director: Michael Jacoby Digital presentation - Ten More Good Years follows four LGBT elders and explores the reasons why so many in this community age alone, without financial stability and often return to the closet. We meet men and women who work in the field of aging that help to explain why it is that so... more
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