LOCAL HEROES

Saturday, June 22 |  2:45pm
Unity Temple on the Plaza

Home-grown creativity takes center stage in this special showcase which features three new films with stories by and about LGBTQ people from the Heartland. Special guests from the films are scheduled to be in attendance at the screening.
Come and enjoy the fine work from this trio of emerging filmmakers.

TRANSFORMATIONS

Four Kansas men prepare to go full drag for a pageant-style charity gala, and in the process learn a thing or two about their drag queen mentors. WINNER of the 2019 Out Here Now Award for BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT. 

Directed by Alonso Mayo
39 minutes  |  USA   |  2019
HAPPENSTANCE
Directed by Brett Carmical
19 minutes  |  USA   |  2018

The private struggles of Brett's friends and coworkers become more apparent as he continues to evaluate his complicated connection with Michael. 

LUCKY
Directed by Lydia Lane
17 minutes  |  USA   |  2019

Lucky is a girl caught between two worlds. At home, with her best friend Rose, she can embrace her blackness, but must hide her sexuality. At school, with her girlfriend Morgan, she can be openly gay, but has to change her behavior to fit in with her classmates. When Lucky needs money to buy Prom tickets for her and Morgan, she discovers how much her best friend cares for her. She also finds out just how dangerous it can be to be gay in Inglewood. LUCKY was written and directed by Missouri native and Stephens College alum Lydia Lane

OUT HERE NOW: The Kansas City LGBT Film Festival

is produced in coordination with Unity Temple on the Plaza
and Open Circle Media & Marketing 

FESTIVAL OFFICES

4330 Holly St

Kansas City, M0 64111

816.200.2059

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