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Reel Q 2020: Online

Our Mission

Reel Q produces events and film screenings throughout the year, not only during our annual festival. It is our mission to increase the availability and accessibility of queer film in Pittsburgh and its surrounding region, highlighting the diverse experiences of our worldwide community. We look forward to seeing you at one of the upcoming events. If you’re feeling nostalgic, you can also check out our past events.

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Year Round Programming

Past Events

From Zero to I Love You

From Zero to I Love You

Saturday, October 5th @ 3:00 pm
 
Pete (Darryl Stephens) has an unfortunate habit of beginning affairs with closeted married men. When sparks fly with handsome Scott Bailey things might be different. This time will it be boy-meets-boy, boy-loses-boy, boy-gets-boy after all?

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Dykes, Camera, Action

Dykes, Camera, Action

Saturday, October 5th @ 5:30 pm
 
Dykes, Camera, Action is a crash-course in lesbian film, covering everything from the first tragic glimpses of lesbians on film, through groundbreaking experimental work, to the New Queer Cinema of the 1990s and beyond. While the film documents important moments in film and LGBTQIA+ history it also makes for good entertainment.

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Good Kisser

Good Kisser

Saturday, October 5th @ 7:00 pm
 
A lesbian couple wants to spice things up with a threesome, and shy Jenna agrees reluctantly. Soon she develops a sense that not everything she was told about the situation is true. Tensions build, jealousy unfurls, and secrets are revealed in this hot and engaging — and very entertaining — movie.

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Sauvage/Wild

Sauvage/Wild

Saturday, October 5th @ 9:00 pm
 
Léo is a young, hot and gay sex worker surviving the mean streets of France where sex, drugs and pain predominate. Although Sauvage is the most sexually explicit film of the festival, the director’s nonjudgmental approach and the outstanding acting should keep audiences invested.

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Global Gays

Global Gays

Sunday, October 6th @ 1:00 pm
 
Travel across the globe from the comfort of your seat as these films take you to Iran, Myanmar, India, and more to explore the stories of people just like you from around the world.

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Socrates

Socrates

Sunday, October 6th @ 3:00 pm
 
Winner of numerous awards in film festivals around the world, Socrates would be too disheartening a tale were it not for the charismatic actor (Christian Malheiros) in the title role. This is a provocative film about the obstacles many queer youths are forced to struggle with alone.

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Transtastic Shorts

Transtastic Shorts

Sunday, October 6th @ 5:00 pm
 
This unique shorts program turns the lens to the trans community and their experiences today. Whether facing the past or accelerating into the future, there’s a lot to consider in this genre-defying program.

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Sell By

Sell By

Sunday, October 6th @ 7:30 pm
 
Called “a gay romantic comedy for people who hate romantic comedies,” Sell By focuses on Adam (Scott Evans), a frustrated artist going nowhere and in a stalled relationship. Add a star-studded line-up of characters, and it’s no wonder the film is getting such positive hype.

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An Almost Ordinary Summer

An Almost Ordinary Summer

Monday, October 7th @ 7:30 pm
 
Two very different families are spending their summer vacation in the same gorgeous Italian villa: one brash and working class folks, the other pretentious and wealthy. They’ve been brought together by an unlikely romance: the two grandfathers of the families are getting married in three weeks! It’s a heartwarming romantic comedy of love between people over 60.

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Her Shorts

Her Shorts

Tuesday, October 8th @ 7:30 pm
 
Decades-lost lovers reconnecting in unexpected places, a celebration of feminine bodies of all sizes, dreams of being more than friends, and making a baby the queer way. Explore the stories of women across the globe in this WLW themed program.

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Where Justice Ends

Where Justice Ends

Wednesday, October 9th @ 7:30 pm
 
This film looks at the harsh injustices experienced by trans people within the US justice system. This film will be accompanied by a panel discussion with director George Zuber, documentary subject CeCe McDonald, and moderated by SisTers PGH Executive Director Ciora Thomas.

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His Shorts

His Shorts

Thursday, October 10th @ 7:00 pm
 
Answer the age old question with us: How far would you go to be bottom ready? Join us as we laugh, cry, and explore the complexities of life as a gay man. There’s international and generational relationships, vogueing, and so much more.

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