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Out Film CT announces dates for 2022 festival

The LGBTQ+ film festival will feature in-person and virtual screenings
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OutFilmCT is Connecticut's LGBTQ+ Film Festival

HARTFORD, Conn. — Out Film CT, the state's LGBTQ film festival, has announced dates for this year. 

Organizers said the 35th annual festival will run from June 3 to June 12. Films will be screened in person as well as virtually as it has for the past two festivals. 

In-person movie screenings will be offered at Cinestudiolocated on the campus of Trinity College. In addition, Out Film CT will offer virtual screenings of shorts and features via the non-profit's website, OutFilmCT.org.

"Interest in submitting films for our 35th annual film festival is at an all-time high with over 650 submissions." Festival Co-Director Shane Engstrom said, "This is a great indicator that our festival has taken its place among the premier events to experience the best of LGBTQ filmmaking."

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"The quality of the movies we have received is exceptional and we cannot wait to present these diverse and exciting works to the Greater Hartford community and beyond," said Co-Director Jaime Ortega.

The full schedule and lineup of films will be announced mid-May. Tickets will be sold for individual screenings, FestiPasses to view multiple films, and tickets for virtual-only programming.

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