Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival, founded in 1982, is the second longest-running film festival of its kind, and prides itself on showcasing the best LGBTQ+ films and videos each year. From award-winning international feature films to social documentaries to experimental shorts, Reeling has always presented a range of genres that demonstrate the rich diversity of work being produced. Not only has Reeling become one of the most important cultural events for Chicagoans, it also attracts LGBTQ+ people from throughout the Midwest who consider the festival to be the highlight of their cinematic year. https://reelingfilmfestival.org/



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Review: 'Boy Culture,' the Series, Revives a Gay Favorite

Review: 'Boy Culture,' the Series, Revives a Gay Favorite

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 17
"Boy Culture," the series, respects the source material without simply retreading it in this refreshing reboot.

Review: 'My Fiona' a Reflection on Friendship With Sweet Realism

Review: 'My Fiona' a Reflection on Friendship With Sweet Realism

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Sep 17
In "My Fiona," suicide brings more questions than answers.

Review: 'Boy Meets Boy' a Likely LGBTQ+ Film Festival Favorite

Review: 'Boy Meets Boy' a Likely LGBTQ+ Film Festival Favorite

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Sep 17
"Boy Meets Boy" is likely to be a festival favorite. It makes a virtue out of its accessibility.

Review: Affecting 'Jump, Darling' Succeeds Because of Cloris Leachman

Review: Affecting 'Jump, Darling' Succeeds Because of Cloris Leachman

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Sep 15
Cloris Leachman's exquisite swan song is poignant and affecting.

Review: Bruce LaBruce Makes Satire Sexy with His Brainy, Brawny 'Saint-Narcisse'

Review: Bruce LaBruce Makes Satire Sexy with His Brainy, Brawny 'Saint-Narcisse'

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 14
Iconoclastic director Bruce LaBruce plays with contrasting stripes of identity, and eros, in the subtly satirical thriller "Saint-Narcise."

Review: 'Firebird' a Gay Military Drama with a Great Cast, No Surprises

Review: 'Firebird' a Gay Military Drama with a Great Cast, No Surprises

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 14
Director Peeter Rebane's "Firebird" is a tale of forbidden love behind the Iron Curtain of Soviet-occupied Estonia in the 1970s and '80s.

Chicago LGBTQ+ Film Festival Reeling Announces Programming Slate

Chicago LGBTQ+ Film Festival Reeling Announces Programming Slate

MOVIES | Aug 26
Boasting 42 shows, including 33 feature films and 9 short film programs, this year's Reeling LGTBQ+ International Film Festival includes films from more than 15 countries.

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