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Ahead of the Curve

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Title: Ahead of the Curve
Direction: Jen Rainin
Cast: Franco Stevens, Kim Katrin, Denice Frohman, Amber Hikes, Andrea Pino-Silva
Production: Frankly Speaking Films
Distribution: The Film Collaborative
Genre: Documentary
Duration: 95’
Country: USA
Year: 2020
O.V. in English. Subtitles in Spanish

Festivals: Austin (LGBT), Bentonville (USA), Boston (women cinema), Brisbane (LGBT), Chicago (Reeling, LGBT), Connectictut (OutFilm, LGBT), Florence (LGBT), Geneva (Everybody’s Perfect, LGBT), Los Angeles (OutFest, LGBT), Melbourne (LGBT), Miami (OutShine, LGBT), Montreal (Image+Nation, LGBT), New York (NewFest, LGBT), Rochester (ImageOut, LGBT), San Francisco (Framline, LGBT), Seattle (LGBT), Tampa (LGBT), Toronto (Inside Out, LGBT), Vancouver (LGBT)

First showing in Spain

In 1990, with a fist full of credit cards, a lucky run at the horse track and chutzpah for days, Franco Stevens launched Deneuve, changed later as ​Curve​, the best-selling lesbian lifestyle magazine ever published. Ahead of the Curve traces the power of lesbian visibility and community from the early ‘90s to present day through the story of Franco’s founding of ​Curve​ magazine. Decades later, as her legacy faces extinction and she reassesses her life after a disabling injury, she sets out to understand visibility work being led by an intersection of queer women today. Featuring Andrea Pino-Silva, Kim Katrin, Denice Frohman, Amber Hikes, Jewelle Gomez, Melissa Etheridge, and Lea DeLaria, and a score composed by the legendary Meshell Ndegeocello, Ahead of the Curve celebrates the legacy of a movement while considering the agenda of its future.

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Film scheduled thanks to the support of the US General Consulate in Barcelona

 Consulado de los Estados Unidos en Barcelona