Film News Roundup: Inside Out Postpones Lgbtq Film Festival Due to Coronavirus

Published on Mar 26, 2020

Film News Roundup: Inside Out Postpones Lgbtq Film Festival Due to Coronavirus

In today’s film news roundup, Canada’s largest Lgbtq film festival gets postponed, the commercial industry’s health plan addresses the coronavirus pandemic and Margaret Qualley’s “A Head Full of Ghosts” finds a home.

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Inside Out, Canada’s largest Lgbtq film festival, has postponed this year’s 30th anniversary edition to Oct. 1-11 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The festival had been scheduled for May 21-31 in Toronto. Inside Out said Wednesday that it would present several key initiatives in an online format, including its Lgbtq international feature film financing forum, its annual short film pitch competition, the launch of the previously announced content platform for youth and an online sneak peek of the festival’s 30th anniversary archival exhibit.

“Inside Out is committed to connecting filmmakers, industry, and communities year-round, and will be utilizing all available methods to do so during this unprecedented time,” the organization said.

Read full article at: Variety - Film News

Author: Dave McNary