2022 Festival in the Press
Taking 'Mama Bears' on the Road and Seeing Love Win
International Documentary Association
October 5, 2022
Have you ever had an experience that was so powerful it knocked you out of your body? And even as the event was still unfolding, the objective, analytical part of your consciousness was standing off to the side practically shouting, “Is this really happening? Or am I dreaming?!!”
12 fun-filled Pittsburgh events in October, from Donut Fest to The Scary Furnace
September 29, 2022
A documentary about Christian mothers who choose their LGBTQ kids over the church. A world premiere about a female soccer star written and directed by Pitt graduate Sam McCoy. A fresh take on queer barbershop culture featuring Pittsburgher Devan Shimoyama. These are just some of the powerful stories that will light up the screen at the region’s only LGBTQ+ — and Pittsburgh’s longest-running — film festival.
1997 Wong Kar-wai film Happy Together, 2021 Taiwanese film Moneyboys at 2022 Reel Q Film Fest in October
September 21, 2022
The schedule for the 2022 Reel Q Pittsburgh LGBT Film Festival was just announced, and it features the 2021 Taiwanese film Moneyboys (金錢男孩MONEYBOYS) and the 1997 Wong Kar-wai film Happy Together (春光乍洩) on October 8 and 15, respectively.
Feature film based on Pitt graduates' viral short 'Thanks to Her' debuting at Reel Q film festival
October 5, 2022
It’s been more than two years since the locally shot short film “Thanks to Her,” which follows the burgeoning romance between two teenage girls, made its debut on YouTube. What started as then-University of Pittsburgh student Sam Orlowski’s senior capstone project has now amassed more than 1.6 million views and a legion of supporters craving more “Thanks to Her” content.
WTAE-TV reporter Sheldon Ingram guest stars on ‘Law & Order: SVU’
September 22, 2022
Directed and produced by 2019 University of Pittsburgh film production/communications grad Sam McCoy, “Thanks to Her” originated as a short film and was expanded into a 91-minute feature film about two high school girls, one who instigates a fight and another who breaks it up. Ingram plays the school principal who negotiates a peace between them.
Reel Q Announces Line-up for 37th Season
September 21, 2022
Reel Q, Pittsburgh’s annual LGBTQ+ film festival, has released its line-up of provocative films and special events for season 37. Running October 6 through the 15th, the in-person and online festival is highlighting a local independent production and features the largest selection of international films in its history.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: TJ Murphy, Executive Directortj@reelq.org - (412) 422-6776Reel Q Announces Line-up for 38th SeasonReel Q–Pittsburgh’s annual LGBTQ+ film festival and sixth oldest LGBTQ+ film festival in the world–just released an iconic line-up of films...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: TJ Murphy, Director of Programming firstname.lastname@example.org Reel Q Announces Line-up for 37th SeasonPITTSBURGH, PA (September 21, 2022) — Reel Q, Pittsburgh’s annual LGBTQ+ film festival, has released its line-up of provocative films and special...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: TJ Murphy, Director of Programming email@example.com Reel Q 36th Season: Now Virtual and LivePITTSBURGH, PA (September 17, 2021) — Reel Q is back for our 36th season, bringing the best in Queer cinema to Pittsburgh once again. The venue...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: TJ Murphy, Director of Programming firstname.lastname@example.org Partnering with Hugh Lane Foundation, Reel Q will launch “Reel Youth” on June 5, 7-9 pm, as the first of several online events for Pride 2021. First up, a one-of-a-kind night of...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: TJ Murphy, Director of Programming email@example.com Online Festival Culminates with Drive-In Slasher FeaturePITTSBURGH, PA (September 23, 2020) — Reel Q: Pittsburgh LGBTQ+ Film Festival can’t be stopped by a pandemic! From October 8 th...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: TJ Murphy, Director of Programming firstname.lastname@example.org Reel Q 2019 signals big move, terrific lineup Reel Q’s 34th annual LGBTQ+ Film Festival is back with a bang in a hip new location at Row House Cinema in...
Dazzling lineup for Reel Q ’18 Reel Q’s annual queer film festival is back this fall at the Harris Theater downtown, Oct. 11-14, with a provocative line-up of feature-length films you can’t see anywhere else! Our line-up includes Paul Rudd and Steve Coogan in “Ideal...
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Reel Stories is an international film series created by Reel Q Film Festival as a way of introducing new audiences to LGBTQ+ films and stories from around the world.
Reel Q is unveiling the world of trans people with an acclaimed full-length documentary (“Real Boy”) and an evening of fascinating short films.