19th Festival Lesgaicinemad : Film Festival Posters and Merchandising

Here are the posters of the 19th edition of the International Gay Lesbian Transexual Film Festival in Madrid.

These film festival posters were illustrated by Monica Virgo and designed by Martin Casanova.

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La Vie d’Adele (Blue is the Warmest Colour)
Screenplay : Jane Maroh

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Boys Don’t Cry
Screenplay : Kimberly Pierce & Andy Bienen

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Brokeback Mountain
Screenplay : Annie Proulx, Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana

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Law of Desire (La Ley del Deseo)
Screenplay : Pedro Almodovar

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More on the official Festival Website :
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19th Lesgaicinemad : Festival Internacional de cine lesbico gai y transexual de Madrid

2014 celebrates the 19th International Gay Lesbian Transexual Film Festival in Madrid. Marks with the 19th Edition. This years edition is at the edge as with the help of Crowdfunding, they matter to continue the festival but gladly funds were are 100 percent thanks to the people who believes in the Festival. One of the festivals that showcase the best films of LGBT themes around the world. Previous Editions were also the platform to show the Premieres of best films in the film industry. From Feature Length Films, Short Films. and Documentaries. Acclaimed Directors presents together with their casts actors and producers.

header5header 6 Header1 header2 header3The Film Festival will be from 30th of October until 13th of November.

TEST

TEST ( Chris Mason Johnson ) USA 2013 : This will be the inauguration film Opening night on Oct 30, 2014

Synopsis: It was in San Francisco in 1985. Aids was an an unknown and timid disease that demoralise and discriminates gays. A young dancer will have to decide if he will be one of the first to TEST with the HIV in the crucial moment of his life.  Film with great beauty and spectacular choreography.

Opening Fim : Premiering in Spain

Love is Strange

LOVE IS STRANGE ( Ira Sachs ) USA/ FRANCE 2014

From the Director of ” KEEP THE LIGHTS ON ” leads to overcoming within to this beautiful story of twilight love of one couple that decides to get married after 39 years of the relationship. The veteran actors John Lightow and Alfred Molina the protagonist of the films together with Marisa Tomei and in the city of New York.

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PIERROT LUNAIRE ( Bruce LaBruce ) Germany/Canada 2013

The new experimental piece ” quirkier ” of Bruce La Bruce based on the poem of Albert Giraud and with the notes of Arnold Schoenberg. Preparing with the new set production, the director of the Orchestra Premil Petrovic asked LaBruce to give a vision about this innovatice piece, and he answered with a furios lecture filled with transgretion.

Only one screening Show. Premiere in Spain .

A005_C039_0305DGTIGER ORANGE ( Wade Gasque ) USA 2014

In the middle of Rural area in Deep California, two gay brothers that were separated for a long time will try to go back to become a family and later the death of their father. With the first role outside the porn world of Frankie Valenti ( Johnny Hazzard).

Closing Film. Premiering in Spain

For more : You can check the official Website of the Festival : LESGAICINEMAD .

16th Festival de Cine Alemán 2014// Programme Feature Films & Arthaus Session

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FEATURE FILMS

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Exit Marrakech ( Caroline Link, 2013 )

Courtney2Dear Courtney ( Rolf Roling, 2014 )

Westen1West / Westen ( Christian Schwochow, 2013 )

Unbenannt2Whispers Behind the Wall ( Grzegorz Muskala, 2013 )

Banklady3Banklady ( Christian Alvart, 2013 )

Göhte2F*ck You, Goethe ( Bora Dagtekin, 2013 )

Wolkskinder3Wolfskinder ( Rick Ostermann, 2013 )

DieAndere1Home from Home: Chronicles of a Vision ( Edgar Reitz, 2013 )

CICLO ARTHAUS 

CannibalTiempo de Caníbales // Zeit der Kannibalen ( Johannes Naber, 2013 )

LOVESTEAKS

Love Steaks ( Jakob Lass, 2013 )

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The Strange Little Cat ( Ramon Zürcher, 2013 )

Ummahu

Ummah – Between Friends  ( Cüneyt Kaya, 2013 )

These films will be part of the programme at the 16th Festival de Cine Alemán 2014, at Cine Palafox, Madrid, from 10-14 June 2014. 

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EXIT MARRAKECH (CAROLINE LINK, 2013)

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If all films would have a transit of experiences it must be somewhere to a place unknown. a place that something to discover, something you will feel that you will learn something and be soak with a lot of experiences. This is one of the theme of this film. Exit Marrakech is an adventure of a students from Germany. Far from home and into a new environment and place that he haven’t been normally see in other places. It would be for him somewhat an education of feelings and sentiments. Ben ( played by a young actor Samuel Schneider ) discovers his true self and his relation with Karima ( Hafsia Herzi) a native girl in Marrakech that generates all the series of events culturally speaking and the differences of the western culture and the moral code. It is a story of love and the coming of age of sexual discovery.

ExitMarrakech2In this film opens a journey of discovery and as well relationship between Ben and his father ( Ulrich Tukur ), scene director. An intense awakening and for understanding through the dignity and coexistence.

ExitMarrakech3Caroline Link. She studied at the Munich Academy of Film and Television (HFF), and then worked as an assistant director and script writer.

Link’s first feature film, Jenseits der Stille (Beyond Silence, 1996) was nominated for the Academy Award as Best Foreign Language Film, and attracted attention for its portrayal of a family with deaf parents. Her second feature film was Annaluise and Anton (1999), based on a novel by Erich Kästner. Her third feature film, Nirgendwo in Afrika (Nowhere in Africa, 2001), adapted by Link from the autobiographical novel by Stefanie Zweig and shot on location in Kenya. received the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film as well as five German Film Prizes (Deutscher Filmpreis), including Best Feature Film.

Currently Exit Marrakech is part of the program for Feature Film at the Festival de Cine Alemán 2014 / German Film Festival in Madrid, Spain. June 10-14, 2014

16 Festival de Cine Alemán

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It’s is Sweet Sixteen as we now reach to the 16th Festival de Cine Alemán. The 16th Edition of German Film Festival in Madrid. Yearly films from Germany are screened in Madrid.  A week where you can enjoy the best of German films new on the Screen and Festivals. Others are either on the first screening to Spanish audiences. With the courtesy of The German Embassy in Madrid, Goethe-Institut Madrid and German films, best films will be showcase in this festival.

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From Feature Length Films, Short Films, Documentaries, and Kinder films, In this edition offers its new program to Arthaus Cicle. Films Arthouse and Independent films.

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This tuesday 10th of June, the inaugural film will be Exit Marrakech.

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This coming Tuesday, in Cine Palafox, The film Exit Marrakech by Caroline Link will be  the inaugural film of the 16th Festival de Cine Aleman which will be celebrated in Madrid until the 14th of June.

The opening will be assisted by the presence of the director of German Films, Mariette Rissenbeek, the director of the film Exit Marrakech, Caroline Link and the actor of the film, Samuel Schneider. 

31 IGLTA Global Convention in Madrid, Spain

madrid_consumer_adThis year from May 7-10, 2014 here in Madrid will hold its 31 IGLTA Global Conventions where from the sector of LGBT group all over the world showcase their Tourism. From Hotels, Companies, Travel Agencies, Media, will join in assessment and sales, promotions and marketing this Tourism for the world.

IGLTA MAdridMadrid, and Spain in general is an open city. One of the best destinations as well for the celebrations of Gay Pride. It was once the host of European Pride and on 2017 will host the World Pride.

madridIGLTA2014Spain have the best tourism to offer to gastronomy, to lifestyle, fashion, art and its people. So Madrid, and Spain opens its doors to the World in Tourism.

Check the official site: IGLTA Convention

Oscars 2014 Winners: Jared Leto, Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong’o

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This Years Winners for Oscars 2014

  • Best Actor Matthew McConaughey ( Dallas Buyers Club )
  • Best Actress Cate Blanchett ( Blue Jasmine )
  • Best Supporting Actor Jared Leto ( Dallas Buyers Club )
  • Best Supporting Actress Lupita Nyong’o ( 12 years of Slave )

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Jared Leto posed for his Oscars for winning the Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Rayon at the Dallas Buyers Club. Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée. 12-Years-Slave-Poster

Steve McQueen’s 12 Years of Slave,  co-produced by Brad Pitt, won the Best Picture. Best Actress and won by Lupita Nyong’o, and Best Supporting Actor by Michael Fassbender, Best Actor nomination for Chiwetel Ejiofor. 

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The Wolf of Wall Street nomination for Best Picture and nomination for the 4th time of Oscars. Jonah Hills performance lead him to Best Supporting Actor nomination. In this category for Best Actor Leonardo Di Caprio. 

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August: Osage County. Based on the Tony and Pulitzer Prize Play. Nomination for Best Supporting Actress Julia Roberts and Best Actress Nomination for Meryll Streep. 

Gravity

Gravity’s Alfonso Cuaron won the award for Best Director. Sandra Bullock was nominated for Best Actress.

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Dallas Buyers Club story leads to the winner this year for Best Actor and Best Supporting actor. Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto. Aside from the nominations of Best Picture.

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American Hustle nominated with Oscars’ this year with the big names.  Best Picture included. Best Actor Christian Bale, Best Actress Amy Adams, Best Supporting Actress Jennifer Lawrence, Best Supporting Actor Bradley Cooper.

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Paolo Sorrentino won the Best Foreign Language Film from Italy. 

The highlights of the Oscars here as follows:

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Ellen De Generes uploads picture of Selfie in her Twitter and shared, twit for almost 2Mill.

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Pizza from the Mamas&Papas live on the show.

Be proud, Be curious!

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