POSTED ON Sep 24, 2009 BY Three Dollar Bill Cinema

The 2009 Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival Program Release Party

The 2009 Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival Program Release Party

Get your hands on the printed festival program guide for The 2009 Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
Thursday, October 1
Bailey/Coy Books
414 Broadway E
Seattle, WA 98102

Meet festival staff, watch trailers for some of this year’s films, and enjoy some wine and light refreshments.

POSTED ON Sep 18, 2009 BY Three Dollar Bill Cinema

The 2009 Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival website is live

Check out the full schedule of films and gala events happening from October 16-25, 2009. Tickets go on sale on September 28. Or Become a Member of Three Dollar Bill Cinema and buy tickets before everyone else on September 21.

POSTED ON Aug 21, 2009 BY admin

Become a Sponsor of The 14th Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

The Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival offers a highly effective way to market your business and your brand to the loyal lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and ally audience of the Greater Seattle area. Demonstrate your support of the LGBT community through our diverse exposure opportunities and reach the second largest LGBT population in the country.

Download the 2009 Sponsorship Kit

POSTED ON Aug 3, 2009 BY Three Dollar Bill Cinema

SAM Remix at the Olympic Sculpture Park, Fri Aug 7th

Three Dollar Bill Cinema is a community cohost for the Seattle Art Museum’s SAM Remix this Friday
Olympic Sculpture Park
Friday, August 7

Celebrate summer at the Olympic Sculpture Park with DJs spinning dance music, performances and tours until midnight.
The Seattle Art Museum will keep the Olympic Sculpture Park open until midnight for a special, summer SAM Remix event on Friday, August 7. Attendees can dance to a lineup of internationally renowned DJs and experience the sculptures on view through unconventional and highly opinionated tours of the park.

The sculpture park’s PACCAR Pavilion will showcase internationally renowned electronic music and video projections curated by Seattle’s Decibel Festival. Featured artists include Rena Jones (Portland), Filastine with DJ Collage (Barcelona), and Lusine (Seattle).

SAM Remix’s distinct blend of art, music and performance will extend throughout the entire sculpture park through flashlight art tours, spoken word performances, break dancing and other spontaneous performances. For example, special “My Favorite Things: The Park After Dark” tours led by writers from The Stranger, members of SAM staff, and Remix co-hosts will offer party-goers the chance to experience the park in new and unexpected ways. Friends of the Nib will host a comics drawing rally in the Alvord Art Lab, where visitors can participate alongside a cast of Seattle’s noteworthy comic and graphic artists – an interaction that promises to inspire anyone’s creative side.

Tickets may be purchased at the Ticketing Desk at any of SAM’s three sites or over the phone with a credit card by calling the Box Office at 206.654.3121.Prices are $5 (SAM Members), $10 (Adults), $8 (Students with ID and seniors). This event is open to guests age 18 and over only, and the first 100 guests at the door get in FREE.

Part of SAM’s diverse After Hours programming on Thursday and Friday nights, Remix brings turntable artists to the stage for a wide variety of musical sounds. Geared toward adults age 25–40, SAM’s happy hour atmosphere and unique artistic setting help visitors end the week with lots of down-tempo beats, fresh new mixes and friendly, art-loving faces.
More info and full schedule of events

POSTED ON May 21, 2009 BY Three Dollar Bill Cinema

LGBT Films at SIFF and a Gay-la

SIFF starts today and there are a bevy of queer films to choose from including the Gay-La that Three Dollar Bill Cinema is co-presenting.

Patrik 1.5
May 28
Egyptian Theatre

What a difference punctuation can make. Because of a stray decimal, the child that a gay couple thinks will be their newly adopted 18-month-old son is actually a troubled, homophobic 15-year-old. Director Ella Lemhagen treats the dramatic subjects of adoption and bigotry with humor, intelligence, and a dash of romance.
Swedish with English subtitles
Complete Gay-la info here

Here is a list of all the LGBT films playing at SIFF. Note: this list also includes short films.

POSTED ON Apr 10, 2009 BY Three Dollar Bill Cinema

Save the Date

Mark your calendars for these upcoming Three Dollar Bill Cinema events and co-presentations:

April 19
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center
Part of The Langston Hughes African American Film Festival

April 19
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center
Part of The Langston Hughes African American Film Festival

May 3
(from SLGFF ’08)
screens at the Seattle Jewish Film Festival
Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI)

May 7 – 10
Translations: The Seattle Transgender Film Festival
co-presented by Gender Odyssey
Northwest Film Forum
Stay tuned for a full program next week

May 17
A film co-presented with Safe Schools Coalition
AMC Pacific Place

June 21
Next Gay City TV screening
Northwest Film Forum

July 8 & 9
Northwest Film Forum

October 16 – 25
14th Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

POSTED ON Apr 8, 2009 BY Three Dollar Bill Cinema

THE LEATHER BOYS screens tomorrow

Our God Save the Queens Spring Film Series kicks off with a rare screening of THE LEATHER BOYS.

In this striking portrayal of 1960s working class British life, a young married couple find themselves drifting apart until another man steps in and revs things up. Racy and rough-edged, THE LEATHER BOYS shifts gears between fiery confrontations and quiet moments of contemplation, ultimately leading to a climactic crossroads for the two men and the woman between them.

“Combines the sexual frankness and harsh realism of the British New Wave and confronts themes of class and homoeroticism at a time when being openly gay was still illegal.” –

1966 Golden Globe Nominee — Best English Language Foreign Film

Buy Tickets

POSTED ON Mar 29, 2009 BY Three Dollar Bill Cinema

Latest Gay City TV Screening - FREE

The latest Gay City TV is Sunday, March 29th at 1pm

Race Behind the Rainbow: It’s More than just Black & White
directed by Laura Jean Cronin

Join us for this candid look at race, homophobia, and the gay community. Discussion to follow the film.

March 29
Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave.

POSTED ON Mar 12, 2009 BY Three Dollar Bill Cinema

Hot items at Victor/Victoria—our 2nd annual Dinner & Auction

Our 2nd annual dinner & auction is right around the corner and there are lots of great items up for bid:

-Box seats at the Hollywood Bowl to see Liza Minnelli
-Wine, Wine, and more Wine
-Tickets to the 2010 Grammy Awards
-Dinner at The Herbfarm package
-Sasquatch Music Festival VIP Package
-Drag 101 with Sylvia O’Stayformore
-Tickets to An Evening with Lily Tomlin plus meet & greet
-Film festival passes, Film memorabilia, and movie posters (including our signature poster frenzy)
-Dinner with author, Sherman Alexie at Lark
-Getaways galore: Staycations at some of Seattle’s finest hotels, Firesky Resort in Arizona, Palm Desert, Las Vegas, Vancouver, and more!

Get your tickets. They are going fast!

Friday, March 27, 2009
Sodo Park, 3200 First Ave. S.
$100 per person
$90 for Three Dollar Bill Cinema members
$1500 for a VIP Oscar table of 10—includes a gift bag for each guest, valet parking & premium wine

Guests will enjoy silent and live auctions, appetizers, sit down dinner, decadent desserts, hosted wine, non-alcoholic beverages, and some cinematic surprises!

All proceeds from the auction will help further Three Dollar Bill Cinema’s mission to enrich, strengthen, and connects diverse communities by supporting and exhibiting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender film.

POSTED ON Feb 26, 2009 BY Three Dollar Bill Cinema

SLGFF Centerpiece Film Plays at Central Cinema

STEAM, centerpiece film of the 2008 Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival returns to Seattle for 3 screenings at Central Cinema.

Three women from three generations let their woes melt away in the cleansing atmosphere of a steam room. Kate Siegel (as college student Elizabeth), HIGH ART’s Ally Sheedy (forty-something single mom Laurie), and Oscar nominee Ruby Dee (elderly Doris) create extraordinary women characters with realistic and relatable issues. Combining humor and heartbreak, STEAM is a powerful portrayal of women emerging from struggles to newfound strength and confidence.

STEAM screens:
Now-March 5
7:00pm & 9:30pm
Central Cinema
1411 21st Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122

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