News & Screenings

PRAY AWAY Premiered on Netflix
PRAY AWAY premiered on Netflix in August, generating hundreds of reviews and press articles (such as the ones in Variety and The Guardian), and spearheading...
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Queer Cinema Project Receives $77,000 Grant
Queer Cinema Project received more than $77,000 from the Jonathan Logan Family Foundation and the estate of Barbara Hammer, allowing QCP to continue to support...
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YOU CAN’T TAKE Premieres in Beaux Arts
YOU CAN'T TAKE, an international dance video collaboration, with the Ballet National de Marseille, the collective (La)Horde, and Lasseindra Ninja, produced by Rashaad Newsome and...
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PRAY AWAY Premiered on Netflix
PRAY AWAY premiered on Netflix in August, generating hundreds of reviews and press articles (such as the ones in Variety and The Guardian), and spearheading...
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Queer Cinema Project Receives $77,000 Grant
Queer Cinema Project received more than $77,000 from the Jonathan Logan Family Foundation and the estate of Barbara Hammer, allowing QCP to continue to support...
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YOU CAN’T TAKE Premieres in Beaux Arts
YOU CAN'T TAKE, an international dance video collaboration, with the Ballet National de Marseille, the collective (La)Horde, and Lasseindra Ninja, produced by Rashaad Newsome and...
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Black Magic
BLACK MAGIC, a new performance video celebrating Black queer resiliency and strength by Rashaad Newsome, premiered in January at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art in...
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Get Your 10s Footage Captured at Times Square
Footage of Rashaad Newsome's "Black Magic" will be projected on Times Square billboards just before midnight every evening in December. On December 10th, "Black Magic"...
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Your Mother’s Comfort Wins Grand Jury Prize, Best Documentary Feature at Outfest
Congratulations to Your Mother's Comfort for winning Best Documentary Feature at Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival. Your Mother's Comfort, executive produced by Johnny Symons...
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Pray Away Premieres at Tribeca Film Festival
Pray Away, directed by Kristine Stolakis and executive produced by Johnny Symons, premieres at the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival. The feature documentary chronicles former leaders of the “pray the...
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Get Your 10s Screening and Vogue Workshop at MoAD
Johnny Symons and Rashaad Newsome present a short work-in-progress clip of their documentary Get Your 10s at the Museum of the African Diaspora in San...
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Black Magic

BLACK MAGIC, a new performance video celebrating Black queer resiliency and strength by Rashaad Newsome, premiered in January at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art in NYC, followed by a screening at Kampnagel in Hamburg, Germany. Johnny Symons was producer and DP.

Your Mother’s Comfort Wins Grand Jury Prize, Best Documentary Feature at Outfest

Congratulations to Your Mother’s Comfort for winning Best Documentary Feature at Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival. Your Mother’s Comfort, executive produced by Johnny Symons and directed by Adam Golub, had its world premiere at Sheffield Doc/Fest. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the premiere was virtual.

Pray Away Premieres at Tribeca Film Festival

Pray Away, directed by Kristine Stolakis and executive produced by Johnny Symons, premieres at the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival. The feature documentary chronicles former leaders of the “pray the gay away” movement as they contend with the aftermath unleashed by their actions, and follows a survivor who seeks healing and acceptance after more than …

Hoodie selected for IF/Then Pitch Competition at Big Sky Documentary Film Festival

Five projects focusing on the American West including HOODIE have been selected to enter the IF/Then pitch competition sponsored by Tribeca Film Institute at Big Sky Documentary Film Festival. The pitch will take place at UC Theater on the University of Montana Campus in Missoula, Montana from 3:00 pm – 5:00 …