‘ESSENTIAL VIEWING’ The LGBT film review website, Gay Essential, praised ‘Something Like Summer’s cross-generational appeal, calling it “essential viewing” for younger audiences by offering “an optimistic future rarely seen in the majority of gay fiction.”
‘SUMMER’ RETURNS to Florida with a 9 p.m. screening on Tuesday, October 10, at the historic Tampa Theatre as part of the 28th Tampa International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival.
ATLANTA ‘Something Like Summer’ screens September 29 at 9 p.m. at Out on Film.
WINSTON-SALEM, NC Closing feature: ‘Something Like Summer’ closes out the 13th annual Out at the Movies International LGBT Film Festival on Sunday, October 8 at 7 p.m. at the a/perture cinema.
DESERT ‘SUMMER’ at the 10th edition of Palm Springs, Calif., Cinema Diverse Film Festival, with screenings September 22 and 29.
ACTOR DAVI SANTOS and writer-producer Carlos Pedraza accept their respective acting and producing awards from qFLIX Worcester producer Thom Cardwell.
LUCKY DAY It’s a lucky day Friday, October 13 — the Pacific Northwest premiere of ‘Something Like Summer’ when it screens at TWIST, Seattle’s Queer Film Festival, and the hometown of screenwriter and producer Carlos Pedraza and executive producer Tom Ly.
ALSO RELEASED: Updated, Second Edition of the Original Novel. Author Jay Bell is releasing new editions of his novel, “Something Like Summer,” on which the film is based, hoping to extend the story’s reach to teens and to improve the first edition.
THE ANONYMOUS and enthusiastic “Marcello” has upped his game: He bought out the entire theater in Durban, South Africa.
CHICAGO’S REELING International Film Festival is the world’s second-oldest LGBT festival, celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, screening ‘Something Like Summer’ on Saturday, September 23 at 9 p.m.