SIFF PRIDE

SIFF Pride | A Free Series | June 28-30 at the SIFF Film Center

June 28-30

Celebrate Pride Weekend at SIFF with a series of free film screenings for the whole family. Catch the groundbreaking teen romcom Love, Simon, the cult classic drag queen road trip To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar, the action-packed spy comedy D.E.B.S., and the innovative animated adventure Strange World. All are welcome to this inclusive celebration of Pride through the magic of film.

SIFF PRIDE: To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar

USA | 1995 | 109 | Beeban Kidron

Opens June 28, 2024

SIFF Film Center

Three New York drag queens on their way to Hollywood for a beauty pageant get stranded in a small Midwestern town for the entire weekend when their car breaks down. The flamboyant trio shows the local homophobic rednecks that appearing different doesn’t mean they don’t have humanity in common.

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SIFF PRIDE: Love, Simon

USA | 2018 | 110 | Greg Berlanti

Opens June 29, 2024

SIFF Film Center

A (very) rare major studio movie about a gay teenager, this adaptation of Becky Albertalli’s YA novel “Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda” is all the more progressive for how familiar it feels, casually reorienting the time-honored heritage of American high school stories for a modern world that’s more inclusive than the one John Hughes left behind.

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SIFF PRIDE: D.E.B.S.

USA | 2004 | 91 | Angela Robinson

Opens June 29, 2024

SIFF Film Center

Plaid-skirted schoolgirls are recruited by a secret government agency to become the newest members of the elite national-defense group, D.E.B.S.

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SIFF PRIDE: Strange World

USA | 2022 | 102 | Don Hall, Qui Nguyen

Opens June 29, 2024

SIFF Film Center

Three generations of a legendary family of explorers will find themselves in an uncharted land with strange creatures. If they want to survive from the numerous dangers, they must bridge their differences and work together.

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