Got film? They've got more at the 13th Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
(PIGLFF), July 12-24, 2007. Retaining its position in the GLBT film festival circuit, Philly outdoes itself every year by being the nation's third largest film festival of its kind and the largest in the Northeast. In terms of the films being premiered the credit goes in large part this year to programmers Scott Cranin and Kelly Burkhardt.Last year PIGLFF attracted more than 29,000 film lovers over 14-days screening more than 150 features, documentaries and shorts. This year, festival organizers are granting awards to legendary Hollywood actor Farley Granger
with a special screening of Alfred Hitchcock's "Rope
" in 35mm on the big screen at the Prince Music Theater, 7 PM, July 18, receive an Artistic Achievement Award and have a conversation with Philadelphia Inquirer's Carrie Rickey about his impressive career and "tell all" about such celluloid luminaries as Hedy Lamarr, James Stewart, Shelley Winters, Leonard Bernstein, Samuel Goldwyn, Patricia O'Neal and Luchino Visconti.