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LGBT Best Scene Reading: CUTTING EDGE, by Renee Galloway-Golden

A strong willed young teen finds her own life slipping away after coming out in hopes her peers will follow. Self-harm and suicide attempts seem to be the only way out for this beautiful young spirit. This young warrior will have to decide if her life is worth saving. Will she become a warrior or… Continue reading LGBT Best Scene Reading: CUTTING EDGE, by Renee Galloway-Golden

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LGBT Best Scene Screenplay: Secondhand Heart. by Amber Nardolillo

Reese is a commitment-phobic lesbian who can’t be in the same room with her homemaker sister Rachel without them verbally eviscerating each other, but, when Rachel’s marriage falls apart, Reese is forced to take her sister in, along with her two kids and their dog until they can get back on their feet. Along the… Continue reading LGBT Best Scene Screenplay: Secondhand Heart. by Amber Nardolillo

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Winning LGBT Short Screenplay: Pink & Blue, by Níkẹ Uche Kadri

After a surprise pregnancy, a Black strait-laced lesbian and her multiracial trans partner wrestle with how the new baby will affect their relationship and how to raise a child in a binary world. CAST LIST: Diane: Mercedez De Castro Lin: Veronika Gribanova Narrator: Val Cole Crea: Olivia Barrett Armani: Wilfred Lee — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com… Continue reading Winning LGBT Short Screenplay: Pink & Blue, by Níkẹ Uche Kadri

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Winning LGBT Short Screenplay: Tolerant Kids Adoption Agency, by Jennifer Pirante

A lesbian couple are looking to adopt from the progressive Tolerant Kids Adoption Agency. What shows up at their door is more than what they expected. CAST LIST: Lainey: Olivia Barrett Narrator: Val Cole James: Trevor Howes Carmen: Veronika Gribanova — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne Editors:… Continue reading Winning LGBT Short Screenplay: Tolerant Kids Adoption Agency, by Jennifer Pirante

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1st Scene LGBT Screenplay Reading: CAMOUFLAGE, by Christopher Willis

  A top-secret American unit uses inflatable tanks and phony artillery barrages to divert German resources away from actual Allied forces. Many in the unit are well suited to their mission of deception having lived in the shadows of homosexuality all their lives. Inspired by real men. CAST LIST: Gestapo Agent: Wilfred Lee Monique: Mercedez… Continue reading 1st Scene LGBT Screenplay Reading: CAMOUFLAGE, by Christopher Willis

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Winning LGBT Feature Screenplay: NEARFALL, by Ronny Jay

A young Hasidic Jewish boy falls in love with a high school wrestler and must choose between his faith and his feelings. CAST LIST: Mr. Woodthrup: William Poulin Morris: Steven Holmberg Ruth: Elizabeth Rose Morriss Narration: Justine Christensen Ari: Fabio Abreu Logan: Gabriel Darku Bubsy: Jordan Boscariol — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Matthew… Continue reading Winning LGBT Feature Screenplay: NEARFALL, by Ronny Jay

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LGBT Best Scene Screenplay Reading: THE DANCER, by J.T. O’Neal

A wealthy gay man picks up a go-go boy and tries to turn him into a professional modern dancer. CAST LIST: Narrator: Esther Thibault Thomas: Brandon Knox Filipe: Hadi Kubba Monty: Luke Robinson Frederick: Sebastian Dean Biasucci Blake: Sean Ballantyne — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne… Continue reading LGBT Best Scene Screenplay Reading: THE DANCER, by J.T. O’Neal