2023 Festival Schedule

All screenings are at the University Theater ODU, 4700 Terminal Blvd, Norfolk unless otherwise noted. Workshops will be held at the University Theatre Performance Studio adjacent to the main Theater.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2023

12 PM – 1:30 PM
Directing Workshop with Patrick Mulllins

2 PM – 4 PM
Documentary Feature: The Empress of Vancouver (90 min)

4 PM – 6 PM
Documentary Feature: Beyond Ed Buck (90 min)

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Opening Reception Barry Art Museum, 1075 W 43rd St, Norfolk

9 PM – 10 PM
Shorts Package 1: Kink Culture (18+ only)
No One Knows I’m a Dog on the Internet (3 min 34 sec)
The Best Little Bath House in Town (20 min 48 sec)
Safe Word (15 min)

THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2023

12 PM – 1:30 PM

“Queer Norfolk: Red Lights and Civil Rights”
Dr. Charles Ford

2 PM – 4 PM
Shorts Package 2: Waving Rainbow
FAG (35 min)
Kiss Me (10 min)
And What if I Am? (16 min)
Peer (20 min)
Unbroken (4 min 55 sec)

5 PM – 7 PM
Shorts Package 3: Outside the Walls
Lovie Dovie (3 min 54 sec)
Aikāne (14 min)
Paroles, Paroles (Words, words) (15 min)
Parrot (11 min 9 sec)
Q & A with Parrot director: Kyle B. Thompson

8 PM – 10:30 PM
Screening: Documentaries
The Unlikely Story of the Lesbians of First Friday (1 hr 3 min)
Mom & M (1 hr 1 min)

FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2023

2 PM – 4 PM
Shorts Package 4: Blend into the Colors
The Tour (7 min)
Faux Flowers (23 min)
Trip Upstate! (11 min 44 sec)
You Don’t know Jack (15 min)
Black Rainbow Love (40 min)

4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Documentary Feature: Alone in the Game
Q&A with filmmaker David McFarland

7:30 PM – 9 PM
Awards and Closing Ceremony, Goode Theatre Lobby, 4601 Monarch Way, Norfolk