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Friday, February 17, 2017

OSU Queer Film Festival press release printed in local newspaper

OSU Queer Film Festival Gazette-Times, Feb. 16, 2017, p. C6

PHOTO: The professional newspaper in Corvallis printed "Queer Film Festival scheduled," Gazette-Times, Feb. 16, 2017, p. C6 right above another story about an event at the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center on the Oregon State University Campus. The article says in part: "The 2017 Corvallis Queer Film Festival will be Feb. 22-25 at the Darkside Cinema, 215 SW Fourth St., Corvallis. The international festival offers three feature-length documentaries and 60 short films by queer-and-trans-identified directors selected from more than 750 entries. It is a community project sponsored by the School of Language Culture and Society in the College of Liberal Arts at Oregon State University." The newspaper story printed the original OSU press release "Corvallis Queer Film Festival to run Feb. 22-25 at Darkside Cinema," posted Feb. 3, 2017, which includes a link to the full program, including descriptions of the films at -- NOTE: this link is inaccessible to non-users of Apple iTunes or those of us who are low vision blind. (See previous post OSU School of Language, Culture and Society is perfect for OSU Foundation Magnus Hirschfeld Fund (2/19/12) and article by James Day, "Building a new curriculum: Queer studies," posted Jun. 4, 2013 about OSU Associate Professor Qwo-Li Driskill.)