KANSAS CITY Author Jay Bell was the featured interview on the Pop Culture Connoisseurs with Kitty and Mick podcast.
FIRST CLIP Following up on the tremendous success of Something Like Summer‘s trailer, Blue Seraph Productions released the first clip from the movie, just ahead of its West Coast Premiere.
AHEAD OF Something Like Summer‘s Midwest premiere, the Kansas City Star published an interview with the book’s author, Jay Bell, in its feature on Out Here Now, the Kansas City LGBT film festival screening the film on June 24.
‘TENDER AND SWEET’ Ahead of Something Like Summer‘s West Coast premiere in San Diego, EDGE Media Network reviewer Kilian Melloy said the film “strikes emotionally resonant chords, finding spots of surprising tenderness and sweetness.”
With Something Like Summer‘s West Coast premiere just around the corner, Rage Monthly, a Southern California magazine, proclaimed the film “a winner that’s shaping up to be one of the most popular entries on this year’s LGBT film festival circuit.”
Something Like Summer is the main event at Lost River Pride Festival on June 24 in West Virginia, about two hours outside Washington, D.C., part of a community event raising money for a local education charity.
CLOSING NIGHT FEATURE Something Like Summer is the surprise closing night feature June 4 at GayCharlotte, the North Carolina city’s annual LGBTQ film festival.
The Kansas City, Mo., LGBT film festival, Out Here Now, plans to host a “hometown premiere” June 24 for Kansas-born Jay Bell, author of the novel, “Something Like Summer,” on which the film is based.
ASIA PREMIERE Something Like Summer screens May 27 at the KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, in India’s largest city and the heart of its Bollywood film industry.
Demonstrating continuing international interest in Something Like Summer, an Italian cinema website found some merit in calling it “the gay version of La La Land.”