Film Festival Will Benefit GLBT Youth

The Matthew Shepard Foundation, the GLBT Center of Colorado and the Denver Film Society will come together Dec. 7-9 to host “Untitled: A Film Festival to Benefit Rainbow Alley.” Denver’s Rainbow Alley is a GLBT youth center offering counseling, activities and other programs.The festival will be held at the STARZ Film Center and will showcase short films, feature films and documentaries about issues often dealt with by gay youth. “The Sensei,” a feature film directed by Diana Lee Inosanto, tells the story of a gay Wyoming teen who learns self-defense, acceptance and self-confidence through martial arts. “Semper Fi” is a documentary chronicling the life of a gay man from Alabama who joins the Marines and is sent to Iraq.

Tickets for individual films can be purchased for $13 on theDenver Film Society Web site, and festival packages range from $45 to $115. Tickets are also available for a meet-and-greet event with Kate Moennig, an actress best known for her role in Showtime’s “The L Word.”

For more information about the film festival and the full schedule, visit the Matthew Shepard Foundation Web site.

For more information about Rainbow Alley, visit the GLBT Center of Colorado Web site.