‘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.”
WEST COAST PREMIERE Join cast and crew at Something Like Summer‘s screening as the Boys Centerpiece film June 10 at FilmOUT San Diego’s 19th Annual LGBT Film Festival.
Miami Art Zine called Something Like Summer a “charming wish fulfillment fantasy [that’s] pretty difficult to resist.”
Queerguru, a Miami-based culture and entertainment blog sang the praises of the musical, Something Like Summer, on the eve of the film’s April 22 Southeastern U.S. premiere at the MiFo Film Festival.