Celebrating LGBTQ+ genre cinema from emerging and established queer artists within the community – locally, nationally and internationally.
COUNTDOWN TO FESTIVAL
“The suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.” – Willy Wonka
AUGUST 23-25, 2024
WHEN & WHERE & WHAT TO EXPECT
QUEER SCREAMS is an “In Person” ONLY film festival with LIVE screenings. The festival proper is Saturday & Sunday, with a special theater sponsored genre (classic) screening Friday night. QSFF will present (but not be limited to): Live film screenings. Filmmaker’s Q&A. Special event screening. Drag and Burlesque performances. Award ceremony brunch. Panel discussion. Networking opportunities. Special guests.
Visiting filmmakers can expect to experience the beauty and awesomeness of Portland, OR. Portland is a vibrant and scenic city, famed for its huge expanses of green space, from parks and forests to breathtaking mountaintops. Portland is best known for being a sustainability-minded, bike-friendly city with easy access to nature; plentiful coffee, art, craft beer, delicious food. And of course its slogan “Keep Portland Weird.”
A landmark of Portland cinema history, The Clinton Street Theater is one of the oldest operating movie houses in the United States. The Clinton Street Theater has always been about community. Famous for its long-standing exhibition of the Rocky Horror Picture Show, the theater is currently a magnet for independent/revival films, live music, theater productions, dance performances, sex positive theater & film, drag shows, comedy, burlesque, and more.
LOCATION: Clinton Street Theater
DATE: August 18-20, 2023
TEMPATURE: 80 degrees
CLINTON STREET THEATER