The 2015 festival will open at The Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts on July 23 and 24 on the south side on the University of Chicago campus in Chicago's historic Hyde Park neighborhood and then moves to Center on Halsted in the Lakeview neighborhood with two full days of screenings on July 25 and 26. More details and film line up coming soon.
The chronicles of a college professor’s hilarious and harrowing search for "the true blue light of love" four years after the untimely death of his partner. Through a collection of short stories unified by a series of questionable relationships and the many men he meets in his quest to find love over lust.
Directed by Nine Blackmon
A short film about a brief and intimate meeting between a young Black lesbian woman and a middle aged Black Gay HIV Positive man. Coming off of the devastation of a bad breakup with a girlfriend, Vee musters up the courage to go and take an HIV test to put her worst fears to rest.
Directed by Tiona McClodden
DJ Diaries focuses on story of DJs and their individual stories from business, club and broadcast level. This diary brings us a closer look at the story of DJ Truth. The full series is a riveting and honest look at 6 individual lives that share many differences, and similarities
Directed by DJ Craig Cannonball
A grimly disturbing documentary that probes the life of Consuela Cosmetic, a black transsexual. Offering an uncompromisingly candid look, this documentary seeks to demystify such relevant issues as gender, sex and daily survival as they pertain to a minority that's often misunderstood and misrepresented in the media.
Directed by Baillie Walsh
A documentary centering on gay Guyanese soul singer Nhojj, and his groundbreaking Made To Love Him sessions. Affirming the LGBTQ community through same-sex renditions of classic heterosexual love songs touching upon the themes of love, hope and self-acceptance while exploring the recording process and the power of music.
Directed by Michael Burlingame
A college film crew documents high-school basketball star during his last year at Englewood High. Under the direction of an ambitious filmmaker, the project is led to invade the subjects personal life, revealing a secret that may jeopardize the star-athlete's successful basketball career.
Directed by Jasmine Callis