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SA Film Commission Grants Include Two to Directors With LGBT-Related Films

SA Film Commission Grants Include Two to Directors With LGBT-Related Films

Two of four grants bestowed on December 6 by the San Antonio Film Commission were made to local directors who have created films with LGBT-related content. Allison Herrera, Nathanial “Than” Niles, Justin A. Rodriguez, and Dave Sims all received $5000 Local Filmmaker Grants meant to assist them with production costs on their films. However, of

SA Filmmaker Chronicles the Colorful History of Fiesta Cornyation

After producing a 20-minute documentary about Fiesta Cornyation this year, local independent filmmaker David Sims announced he’s now working on a full-length version celebrating one of Fiesta San Antonio’s most popular events. Cornyation, the Short Film, which was completed last September, chronicles the origins of the bawdy stage show and it’s roots in the community.

Celebrating Fiesta At LGBT Events

Now in its 127th year, Fiesta San Antonio is an annual festival featuring ten days of parties and parades which this year begin on April 19. The celebration started in 1891 as a parade honoring the memory of the heroes of the Alamo and the Battle of San Jacinto. It has evolved into one of

Public Library Slates Pride Month Events

The San Antonio Public Library announced a list of events it is sponsoring in observance of Pride Month. This is the seventh year the library has presented such a series. A statement on the library’s web site explains the aim of the June observance: “The diversity of San Antonio goes beyond ethnic and racial lines,