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QFest marks its 18th anniversary Thursday, July 24 through Monday, July 28 featuring 17 programs hosted at seven venues throughout Houston, including The Museum of Fine Arts, Aurora Picture Show, The Houston Museum of African American Culture, and new venues 14 Pews, The Montrose Center, FBar, and Brasil Café.

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE QFEST 2014 LINE-UP!

PANEL DISCUSSION
IDENTITY WORKS: QUEER FILMMAKING IN HOUSTON

QFest in partnership with OUT & EQUAL are proud to be a part of “DiverseWorks on Wednesday” presenting “IDENTITY WORKS: QUEER FILMMAKING IN HOUSTON, a panel discussion in the topic of being a working queer filmmaker in our fair city. Moderated by Alfred Cervantes, Deputy Director at The Houston Film Commission, the panel will feature local filmmakers Stephanie Saint Sanchez of Chicana Laundry Pictures, Jarrod Gullet and Travis Johns of Proud Pony International, and Anahita Ghazvinizadeh, Artist in Residence in the MFAH’s Core Program.

Wednesday, July 16 6:00pm DiverseWorks Art Space (4102 Fannin St #200/Houston, TX 77004)

SWAMP JULY SALON
QFest 2014 Sneak Peak and “Bumper Crop” Video Party

Join SWAMP and QFest at the SWAMP July Salon and learn more about QFest 2014! Clips and trailers will be featured, QFest Artistic Director Kristian Salinas will share festival highlights, and QFest Festival Administrator Stephanie Saint Sanchez will present this year’s submissions in the QFest Bumper Crop Shout Out, hosted by QFest and LA Indie-Music Darlings HI FASHION! Madness and mayhem to be enjoyed by all!

Want to learn how you can submit a Bumper Crop Video Shout Out? Contact Stephanie Saint Sanchez at sanchez.qfest@gmail.com for more information.

Tuesday, July 22 6:00pm SWAMP (1519 West Main/Houston, TX 77006)

QFest 2014 CENTERPIECE SLATE ANNOUNCED!

Have we got a show for you! QFest is proud to announce its Centerpiece Selections for 2014. This year’s six¬†featured films, all of which are first time feature debuts, have been selected to represent one of the following categories:

  • OPENING NIGHT: Desiree Akhavan’s Appropriate Behavior
  • CLOSING NIGHT: David Au’s Eat with Me
  • DRAMATIC CENTERPIECE: Hong Khaou’s Lilting
  • INTERNATIONAL CENTERPIECE: George Markakis’ India Blues: Eight Feelings
  • DOCUMENTARY CENTERPIECE: Becca Roth’s One: A Story of Love and Equality
  • EXPERIMENTAL CENTERPIECE: Yann Gonzalez’s You and The Night
QFest 2014 Venues
14PEWS Alamo Drafthouse Aurora Picture Show BrasilCafe FBar HMAAC MFAH Films Montrose Center