The Bloomington PRIDE Film Festival explores the lives and experiences of the LGBTQ+ community through feature-length and short films, talkbacks, and programming that promote community-wide attitudes of awareness, acceptance, and appreciation of diversity.
The 16th annual festival takes place January 25–27 at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater in Bloomington, Indiana.
Ticket sales are now open via the Buskirk-Chumley Theater Box Office (114 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN 47408)
The 2018 lineup includes nine screening blocks with 25 films and two filmmaker talkbacks. Short and feature-length films include After Louie, The Wound, TransMute, Signature Move, The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin, and Snapshots.
Bloomington PRIDE will award the following prizes at the 2018 PRIDE Film Festival:
Alfred C. Kinsey Prize: given to a film that furthers our understanding of gender and sexuality. The winning filmmaker is invited to submit a copy of the film to the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction.
Danielle McClelland Emerging Filmmaker Award: honors a new filmmaker (who has submitted no more than two films on the festival circuit) who contributes to the advancement of LGBTQ film.
Jury Selection: honors the overall favorite of members of the Film Selection Committee.