Saturday, March 7th SCHEDULE

Fusion Workshop: The LGBTQIAs of Acting

Calling all LGBTQIA, non-binary, and POC actors! Actress and filmmaker Rain Valdez will show you acting techniques to help you navigate Hollywood as a queer actor.  Talent of all levels are encouraged to attend.

Saturday, March 7

11:00 AM

Second Home

Special Event: Screening of Acuitizeramo + Panel –  Making a Lasting Mark in the Entertainment Industry

Two films and a panel that are sure to inspire –  join us as we watch and hear from those that have lived, survived and dare we even say, thrived in the ever-changing industry of entertainment. Presented by AARP

Saturday, March 7

11:30 AM

Regal LA Live 11

Feature Film: Lingua Franca

This not-to-be missed riveting an stunning story starring and directed by the incredibly talented newcomer Isabel Sandoval, follow the story of a undocumented trans woman as they navigates a pathway to citizenship, love, and self-worth in New York.

Saturday, March 7

12:00 PM

Regal LA Live 13

Shorts Series: Our Friends & Lovers

Whether you’re a long-term couple, an extended chosen family, or a pair of boyfriends getting physical for the first time, there’s no doubt that queer relationships of all stripes come with guaranteed drama. The characters in these shorts handle the rough roads of love, sex, and friendship with the warmth and biting humor that it’s sometimes necessary for a queer person to wear like armor in today’s world.

Saturday, March 7

1:30 PM

Regal LA Live 11

Fusion Workshop: Making a Movie With Your Smartphone

Have a story to tell but don’t know where to start? Come learn the tools and techniques in this crash course on how to make high-quality short films using what you already have. Producer Chester Algernal Gordon will use their expertise to put your ideas in front of the camera. You will leave inspired and ready to create your own film!

Saturday, March 7

2:00 PM

Second Home

Family Friendly Feature: We Are The Radical Monarchs

This audience favorite those of every age,  Follow the inspirational tale of the Radical Monarchs, a scouting troop of young girls of color at the front lines of social justice, founded by two fierce, queer women.

Saturday, March 7

2:45 PM

Regal LA Live 13

Special Event: BET’s & Lena Waithe’s Twenties Series Premiere and Panel

Hattie, a queer black woman in Los Angeles, lands a new job as a high-powered writer’s assistant in Lena Waithe’s new BET comedy series.

Saturday, March 7

4:15 PM

Regal LA Live 11

Fusion Workshop: Building an Authentic Online Brand

With over 400 million cross-platform views of his original content, Kalen Allen has become one of the internet’s most well-known personalities for his “Kalen Reacts” videos, landing him over 1 million Instagram followers and a spot on The Ellen Degeneres Show. Now, in an age when younger folks increasingly look to YouTube and social media to make their voices heard, Kalen will share his own insights and advice on how to captivate a huge audience of followers. Participants in this workshop are encouraged to bring ideas for their own online presence, for feedback from Kalen himself!

Saturday, March 7

4:30 PM

Second Home

Feature Film: I Am the Other One

Three Brazilian men of trans experience portray their daily struggles and triumphs in a fascinating hybrid of documentary and performance.

Saturday, March 7

5:30 PM

Regal LA Live 13

Shorts Series: To Be Young, Queer, and Black

Defying barriers and binaries in community, culture, and family, these films dive deeply into the world of self-made spirits cultivating belonging through the truth of artistic expression. Reaching beyond their neighborhood, societal and family expectations, we are invited to witness the gifted journey of young, queer, and Black voices as innovative, bold, and bravely calling in a future of dynamic equity, expression, and wonder rising from grief to personal and collective triumph.

Saturday, March 7

6:15 PM

Regal LA Live 11

Shorts Series: How Do I Say This?

Amongst tender moments, heartbreaking rejection, and cool SoCal nights, the films in this program ask: How do you tell someone what’s really going on — the complete and unadulterated truth? Whether revealing you want to be more than friends, accepting a diagnosis that will change your life, or admitting that you need help, these films focus on one of the hardest things for a person to do: open up and let themselves be vulnerable.

Saturday, March 7

8:00 PM

Regal LA Live 13

Feature Film: El Principe

A handsome young convict confronts desire, loyalty and reprisal inside a brutal Chilean prison.

Saturday, March 7

9:00 PM

Regal LA Live 11