CINESLAM: Vermont’s LGBTQ Short Film Festival Frog Meadow New England's Best All Male Gay Resort in Southern VermontCineSLAM is Vermont’s first LGBTQ film festival, celebrating 15 years in 2020!

Sponsored by the Kopkind Colony, founded 22 years ago in memory of celebrated political journalist Andrew Kopkind, CineSLAM returns to the Latchis Theatre in downtown Brattleboro with a Pride Film Festival of Shorts on Saturday, June 20 at 4.00 p.m.

The intention of CineSLAM is to offer a glimpse into the diversity of life, struggles and triumphs of LGBTQ people and their allies in short narrative, documentary and art video formats. It is programmed by John Scagliotti, creator of the first LGBT series on PBS, In the Life, producer of Before Stonewall and After Stonewall, programmer of the Vermont Bear Film Festival and Administrator of the Kopkind Colony.

Details for Cineslam 2020 are in development; Info for Cineslam 2019 is below:

  • Author Allen Young will be reading an excerpt from his new book, “Left Gay & Green, a Writer’s Life” on the day of his 77th birthday, so join us for birthday cake during intermission and to wish Allen a happy birthday!
  • The Festival organizers are proud to be presenting the theatrical premiere of “The Fathers Project” from filmmaker Leo Herrera, which imagines what the world might be like today, had AIDS never happened.
  • An official selection at the Frameline Film Festival, “Out Here” is a documentary about the hearts and hard work of queer farmers in the United States made by local Green Mountain Crossroads board member, Jonah Mossberg.
  • Spearheaded by Green Mountain Crossroads Executive Director, HB Lozito, is an oral history project about The Andrew’s Inn, which was a gay disco, bar, hotel, restaurant, co-counseling site, and community space on the Square in downtown Bellows Falls, Vermont from 1973-1984.
  • Above is just a sampling of the films screened at Vermont LGBT Short Film Festival. Those films and others will be screened with a pride cake and sparkling cider intermission.

Read more about CineSlam Here

Be part of the Pride Action taking place in Southern Vermont!  You can reserve and buy your CineSLAM Tickets  here.

cineslam.com for additional information

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Frog Meadow Farm Bed & Breakfast and Massage Oasis for Men is a welcoming, non-judgmental place for men of all colors and backgrounds to unwind and shed the trappings of busy modern life.

Situated on 63 beautiful & private acres, Frog Meadow frequently hosts men’s gatherings, workshops and retreats. Hosts Dave & Scott are committed to providing a welcoming environment to re-connect with nature and yourself.

The South RoomFrog Meadow is only 4 miles from the popular Rock River swimming hole, 10 miles from Brattleboro, VT and 30 minutes Mount Snow & Stratton Mountain ski resorts.

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