It’s not just movies, though obviously that is the main course at the SEATTLE QUEER FILM FESTIVAL which opens Thursday, October 12th and runs through Sunday, October 22nd (plus the online part of the festival runs Oct 22 through the 29th!) There’s also a bevy of special events, panels, podcasts, and parties to choose from as well! Here’s a few we’re highlighting but check them out at https://threedollarbillcinema.org/events-2023 !!!
CELEBRATE QUEER JOY with us October 12-22 at the 28th annual Seattle Queer Film Festival. We have something for everyone in-person and online: films, meet-ups, parties, panels, live podcasts, and much, much more!
Opening Night Party:
”None of Us Strangers”
THU OCT 12 – 10PM
Join us at Century Ballroom (West Hall) for our festival kick-off!
Immediately following our screening of ALL OF US STRANGERS
Grab tickets to Gala: https://threedollarbillcinema.org/none-of-us-strangers-party
OCT 17 | 7:00 PM | NORTHWEST FILM FORUM
This year, for his 50th birthday, SQFF veteran filmmaker and podcaster Dave Quantic (himself a rural gay and small-town Kansan) created an original event for his close friends called MOVIE MUSICALS MADE ME GAY, a presentation of clips from movies he has watched countless times throughout his life, accompanied by personal reflections about how the films helped him come of age and, eventually, come out.
FEATURING A PERFORMANCE FROM MISS MONDAY MOURNING. FOLLOWED BY A SCREENING OF “CABARET”.
CO-PRESENTED BY SOUND TRANSIT
SPECIAL FREE RECEPTION:
OCT 14 | 5:30 PM | BROADWAY PERFORMANCE HALL
We’re celebrating our Comedy Centerpiece, CORA BORA, with a cocktail reception hosted by our friends at Brown Forman, featuring delicious mini-cocktails, as well as Three Dollar Bill Cinema’s own “Queer As A Three Dollar Bill” wine. Non-alcoholic options available from Liquid Death.
This is a FREE event for all (21+)
SPECIAL LIVE EVENT:
OCT 15 | 11 AM | W SEATTLE (SOUND SUITE)
Our friends at the Gal Pals Watch podcast, Alicia and Sarah, return for their 2nd SQFF live show, recorded at the beautiful W Seattle Sound Suite in downtown Seattle. They’ll be discussing our Sapphic Centerpiece, HEALED, with special guest, writer Shantell Yasmine Abeydeera. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind live event.
CLOUD CITY COFFEE and MACRINA BAKERY will be providing coffee and pastries for the event.
Location: The Wild Rose
FRI OCT 20 – 5:30-7:30pm
Join us, and then we head to our screening of “Artist Unknown”!
FREE PANEL: TEEN RESOURCES
OCT 22 | 12:45 PM | NORTHWEST FILM FORUM
We’re partnering with our friends at NFFTY and Teen Tix for an informative panel for teens, featuring an assortment of teen filmmakers and industry professionals. The goal of the panel is to offer avenues for teens to see their projects developed, local resources that can help them do just that, while building the kind of community one needs to pull a piece of art together.
FEATURING TEEN AND ADULT REPRESENTATIVES FROM NFFTY, TEEN TIX, AND OUR REEL QUEER YOUTH PROGRAM
CO-PRESENTED BY QUEER SCOUTS OF SEATTLE