JD Disalvatore, a prolific LGBT film and television producer and director and gay rights activist, died on Thursday, August 24th after a long battle with cancer. She was 51.
Out singer and musician St Vincent, aka Annie Clark, will debut as a filmmaker with a new adaptation of Oscar Wilde's classic novel "The Picture of Dorian Gray".
In keeping with the "do-it-her-way-ethos", writer/director/producer Marina Rice Bader gave her brand new film, Ava’s Impossible Things, its worldwide release as a rental on Vimeo on July 17th, the day after its Outfest screening.
Out writer/director/producer Marina Rice Bader is set to world premiere her new feature film, Ava’s Impossible Things, at this year’s Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival. The film will screen at the DGA 1 on Saturday, July 16 at 4:00pm with Marina and cast in attendance. Tickets go on sale June 13 at www.outfest.org.
Award winning filmmaker JD Disalvatore was diagnosed with stage iv cancer four years ago, but that hasn't slowed down her activism or filmmaking. Now combining both endeavors, she is dedicating her time and talents to the movement to make Los Angeles a no-kill city, and is making a documentary about the fight called “How To Save a Dog”.
Award-winning out filmmaker Rolla Selbak has launched a kickstarter campaign to raise funds for the feature film she is currently producing entitled «The Last Black Man in San Francisco»: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/joeandjimmie/last-black-man-in-san-francisco.