2019 Festival in the Press
Reel Q film festival brings queer cinema to Lawrenceville
October 7, 2019
By Matthew Monroy
The Row House Cinema was bustling Saturday with festival organizers, sporting “drag queen in training” pins on their shirts as they maneuvered lines stretching into the hallways beyond the small, 83-seat theater.
Pittsburgh Lesbian & Gay Film Society Presents Reel Q Films Tonight
WESA's The Confluence
October 3, 2019
By Kevin Gavin
(29:08-38:58) Now in its 34th year, the Reel Q International Film Festival is back with 10 days of feature films and shorts from filmmakers around the world.
Reel Q Brings Films That Sate Desires For Diverse LGTBQ Representation
October 1, 2019
By Meg Fair
The LGBTQ+ realm is a diverse community with endless stories to tell. But we live in a society that has a fear of deviating from telling the stories of those who have more power under the current systems in place–the stories of cisgender, heterosexual white people. Unfortunately these are so often the people who choose what films and directors get funding, what stories are worth uplifting and pushing.
Reel Q Celebrating its 34th Year of Highlighting LGBTQ+ Themed Films
North Hills Monthly
September 24, 2019
By Vanessa Orr
Reel Q, Pittsburgh’s LGBTQ+ film festival, will be celebrating its 34th year in October. The 10-day festival, which will take place from Oct. 3-12, features a mix of approximately 20 first-run LGBTQ+ themed films and 30-plus shorts ranging from comedies to dramas, avant-garde films, documentaries and more. We spoke to Reel Q Executive Director T.J. Murphy about why the festival is so important to Pittsburgh.
Dynamic Docs and More at Reel Q
October 4, 2019
By Sean Collier + Ollie Gratzinger
“Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street,” a documentary revisiting Patton after his return from obscurity, is one of the featured films at the 2019 edition of Reel Q, Pittsburgh’s long-running LGBTQ film festival. On Friday, Oct. 11, “Scream, Queen!” will be shown back-to-back with “Freddy’s Revenge,” allowing audiences to see the still-debated film for themselves.
Reel Q brings annual LGBTQ film festival to Row House Cinema
Pittsburgh City Paper
October 2, 2019
By Amanda Waltz
Coming in last isn’t usually seen as an advantage. But in the case of the Reel Q International Film Festival, opening after other LGBTQ film festivals around the country makes programming a lot easier.
ReelQ is Back! Here are some highlights.
September 30, 2019
By Rachel Lange
ReelQ is back for a 34th season of LGBTQIA+ films and events. The Festival has relocated to Row House, but you’ll still grab your tickets and passes on the Festival website. Here are some highlights of this year’s film festival.
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