Dear MSIAFOM supporters,
It's been a very busy week! (To be totally honest, it's been quite a busy fall!)
This past Tuesday, we had an amazing screening in San Francisco at the Sundance Kabuki Cinemas. Around 500 people attended our screening event, which was sponsored by AllState and our partner Facing History and Ourselves. Then on Thursday night, we screened at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh and were honored to meet several students involved in the LGBTQ organizations on campus. And just last night, we had a Sold-Out screening at the Bruka Theater in Reno, NV.
Bright & early this Tuesday morning, the MSIAFOM team heads off to Amsterdam for our International Premiere at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) and we couldn't be more excited! We are so proud to be able to bring Matt's story to an international audience at such a prestigious festival!
The film will screen at the festival six times from Nov. 21-Dec. 1st, and we will headline IDFA's first-ever "Gay Night" on Nov. 27th. OUT TV, a Dutch television channel that focuses on a gay audience in the Netherlands, Belgium and Sweden, will be covering the evening and televising our Q&A discussion after the film. Also, Matt's parents Judy & Dennis Shepard will be joining us at IDFA from Nov. 28th-Dec. 1st.
Please wish us luck and send us lots & lots of good vibes for our trip to IDFA!!! And if you are in Amsterdam or have friends/family in the area, please tell them about our festival screenings! (Or if you're feeling adventurous, buy a plane ticket to Amsterdam and come join us!!) We'd love to fill the theaters:)
Our IDFA screening dates/times:
Thursday 21 November 2013 12:30 Tuschinski 4
Saturday 23 November 2013 14:15 Brakke Grond Expozaal
Tuesday 26 November 2013 11:15 Munt 12
Wednesday 27 November 2013 19:30 Munt 11 - Gay Night
Saturday 30 November 2013 21:00 EYE Cinema 1 (with Judy & Dennis Shepard)
Sunday 1 December 2013 14:15 Munt 10 (with Judy & Dennis Shepard)
Buy tickets here: http://www.idfa.nl/industry/tags/project.aspx?id=F026EE23-AD51-4290-B2C8-65C457B00682&tab=-
With love & gratitude,
Michele & the MSIAFOM team