People say age is just a number. That's good news for the LGBT Film/Video Festival, considering up until recently, festival programmers weren't quite sure of its age at all.
"The history is kind of like a game of telephone," said program director Carl Bogner. "When I started I was working with a woman, it was her second year at the festival, and she told me, 'This is our 10th annual festival.' So, that was the starting point for our counting. One year, someone did some counting from our alleged 10th and said, 'Oh, this is our 20th!' So, we were poised to, based on this sense of history, call this our 25th anniversary festival."
In truth, this upcoming installment marks the LGBT Film/Video Festival's 27th year. But, that's not stopping Bogner and the festival team from celebrating their missed milestone with a "2nd Annual 25th Anniversary" when the theater lights up Oct. 18-21.
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