Back on Board: Greg Louganis is an intimate portrait of the public triumphs and private struggles of trailblazing openly gay athlete Greg Louganis. A refreshingly candid documentary about this four-time Olympic champion, Back on Board follows Louganis for three years as he struggles with financial security and reunites with the sport he once dominated but did not feel welcome in. The threat of losing his house during the recent financial crisis forces Louganis to re-evaluate the choices, relationships, and missed opportunities of his career. Anyone who doubts that documentaries can have the dramatic and emotional power of the best narrative films should see the Greg Louganis doc, Back on Board Back on Board: Greg Louganis gained critical and audience acclaim on the film festival circuit, screening at over 40 festivals worldwide and picking up eight awards. The film was also selected for the American Film Showcase, a program of the U.
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Screenings for Training Rules - a documentary film about homophobia in women's collegiate sports
It's hard to believe that this is already year 13! We've brought close to feature length and short films to town since our inception, and we've hosted over 20 guest artists. We're thrilled that attendance has grown every year, and we think you'll fall in love with many of the films we've selected for you here. Whether you're from Dayton or from out of town, we hope you'll spend the weekend with us. Cameron is sent to a gay conversion therapy center after getting caught with another girl in the back seat of a car on prom night.
AKRON has won the following awards:
T Cooper, US, 93 min. Four trans men who like the film's director were born and raised female , take a variety of life paths toward stepping on stage at Trans FitCon, the only all-transgender bodybuilding competition in the world held in Atlanta, GA. It speaks to the ways in which we all choose to define and reshape ourselves, both figuratively and literally.
There are no current screenings. Founded in as the Philadelphia Festival of World Cinema, the Philadelphia Film Festival has become one of the fastest-growing film festivals in the country with nearly 70, attendees, earning the respect of the film industry and the notice of media as diverse as Filmmaker Magazine , Fangoria , and The Wall Street Journal. This year, the festival runs from March 26 through April 6, One in Ten was inaugurated March 28, to bring to Central Pennsylvania films and videos that represent the diversity within the LGBT community, to raise LGBT social and political consciousness, and to promote filmmakers dealing with LGBT issues by giving them a supportive venue to screen their work.