Local Sightings 2020 – Artist Spotlight: BeautyBoiz: The Collective
Sep. 18–27, 2020
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Featured Members of the Collective:
Queers Converse Podcast
Join the BeautyBoiz for a special edition of their brand new podcast, “Queers Converse” hosted by collective member Carmen Rivera as they talk about queer representation in the media and their festival entry, BeautyBoiz: The Collective.
About the Filmmakers:
BeautyBoiz is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit queer production company based in Seattle, WA. Their extravagant flagship events feature the best in local queer entertainment including drag, burlesque, aerial, live music, DJ’s, and digital art. They produce music videos, podcasts and offer production training services to emerging artists in the community. Their events are known for the “BeautyBoiz Runway” which highlights the creativity of the queer community. Events include “REVIVAL,“ “BeautyBoiz go BOO,” “QUEER AF,” “BeautyBoiz wear Masks,” “Skate Yo Face Off,” and many more.
BeautyBoiz place an emphasis on community building by creating a welcoming space for everyone in the LGBTQ/QTPOC spectrum, and giving back to the community they serve by employing and paying local queer artists, and providing accessible tickets to anyone with need.
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Presented by Seattle’s Northwest Film Forum, the 23rd Annual Local Sightings Film Festival [Online] virtually showcases creative communities from throughout the Pacific Northwest. The 2020 program, which runs from September 18-27, features a competitive selection of curated shorts and feature film programs, inviting regional artists to experiment, break, and remake popular conceptions around filmmaking and film exhibition.
Local Sightings 2020 champions emerging and established talent, supports the regional film industry, and promotes diverse media as a critical tool for public engagement. This year’s festival also celebrates NWFF’s 25th Anniversary as an organization.
Vote for your favorite films by 12pm PDT on Closing Day, Sep. 27; BEST FEATURE and BEST SHORT winners receive a future screening opportunity at NWFF!