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Welcome to the Queer Lounge pressroom, where you'll find the behind-the-scenes scoop on the film festival hot spot with a year-round mission: supporting and promoting the next generation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) film and filmmakers.

To enhance your coverage of Queer Lounge, as well as news and trends in LGBT films, be sure to check out our latest news, recent media coverage, events, and background resources.

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A Brokeback Sundance February 10, 2006

Snow! Stars! Swag! Gay parties! And, oh yeah, movies...more

Queer Lounge: It's Where It's At January 26, 2006

Although the Park City film festivals have always attracted a high number of queer people, last year saw the birth of the first official festival home for both visitors and locals alike at Sundance or the other festivals taking place in January...more

Sundance participants say future's bright for gay films January 26, 2006

When openly gay filmmaker Gus Van Sant sent a film to the Sundance Film Festival years ago, he had high hopes of getting it screened at the prestigious event...more

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