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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: 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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LGBT Best Scene Screenplay Reading: The Pardon, by Anthony Maddalena

When lonely widower Nigel learns of the government’s pardoning of his former dead lover Freddie of the crime of homosexuality he is haunted by memories of his tragic love affair more than fifty years earlier. In two parallel “now and then” stories the young men’s initially hedonistic love affair unfolds leading to an unprecedented awakening… Continue reading LGBT Best Scene Screenplay Reading: The Pardon, by Anthony Maddalena

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LGBT Short Screenplay Reading: Nanay’s Lullaby, by Drew Stephens

This short follows a family dealing with loss and shame while searching for connection. CAST LIST: Nurse Barb – 4 – Laura Afelskie Maricel – 32 – Andrea Irwin NARRATION – Sean Ballantyne Arnel – 37 – Trevor Howes Criselda – 29 – Norma Dunphy — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel… Continue reading LGBT Short Screenplay Reading: Nanay’s Lullaby, by Drew Stephens

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LGBT SHORT Screenplay Reading: Owen, by Becca Roth

Longtime couple Kate and Owen travel to Kate’s rural hometown for her conservative mother’s funeral, just as Owen is beginning his transition from female to male. CAST LIST: Uber Driver – 6 – Adrian Carter Hotel Employee – 5 – Sean Ballantyne NARRATION – Andrea Irwin Kate – 32 – Laura Afelskie Owen – 34… Continue reading LGBT SHORT Screenplay Reading: Owen, by Becca Roth

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LGBT Best Scene Screenplay Reading: Free Falling, by Renate Grassmugg

CAST LIST: Max – 2 – Trevor Howes Catherine – 2 – Norma Dunphy NARRATION – Andrea Irwin Ava – 20 – Laura Afelskie Cody – 13 – Adrian Carter — Producer/Director: Matthew Toffolo http://www.matthewtoffolo.com Festival Moderators: Matthew Toffolo, Rachel Elder Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne Editors: Kimberly Villarruel, Kyle Drier, John Johnson Festival Directors: Rachel… Continue reading LGBT Best Scene Screenplay Reading: Free Falling, by Renate Grassmugg