Queer Latina/o Festival


Queer Latina/o Festival

9th Annual Queer Latina/o Festival (QLFest-’99)
Produced by the Queer Latina/o Artists Coalition (QueLACo)
Information & Tickets: 415-648-3702, [email protected]


Visual Art Exhibit
Location: Mission Cultural Center for Latino Art (MCCLA), 2868 Mission St
June 5 – 26

Opening & Reception, June 5; 4:30 – 6 pm , $5 Gallery
Visual Artists from the Bay Area bringing out, through their art
work, their own experiences as l/g/b/t and/or as a Latina/o person.

G/L/B/T Latina/o Archives Exhibition at the MCCLA- Lobby
Co-sponsored with the Gay & Lesbian Historical Society
Begins June 27
Various G/L/B/T Latina/o organizations are joining to exhibit various newspapers, photographs, and many other items that belong to some of the pioneers of the G/L/B/T Latina/o movement in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Tranny Boys & Girls Romper Room, Reading
June 5; 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Poets & writers from the Bay Area reciting their own artistic work. Krisia Villon, Jaime Cortez, Lito Sandoval and many others.

Queer Latina/o Pride Month films at the MCCLA.
Co-sponsored with MCCLA

Thursday, June 10; 7 – 9 pm: “Strar Mats”, Director , Miguel Arteta,
Bilingual; $5

Thursday, June 17; 7 – 9 pm: “Chicos Malos”, English subtitles, $5

Sunday, June 20; 11:30 am – 1:30 pm: “Del Otro Lado”, Director: Crystal Griffith, English subtitles, $5, Brunch, Film & discussion

Thursday, June 24,; 7 – 9 pm: “Cuttin It up” Local Filmakers Showcase, Bilingual, $5

Performance/ Contest: Mr & Mrs Latino Gay at the MCCLA, Sponsored by the Instituto Familiar de la Raza
Friday, June 18; 7 – 10 pm: Mr. & Ms. Latino Gay competition, theater,

Latina/o Artist Performance at the MCCLA theater.
Saturday, June 19; 7 -10 pm
Directors: Gustavo Gravioto/Hector Leon
Extravaganza of dancers, singers , poets and many others coming together to celebrate Pride month

This year we will be honoring our lgbt Latina/o artists of part performances. Next year we will be celebrating our 10th Annual Queer Latina/o Festival with an awards ceremony.

Latino Style Tea Dance
Sunday, June 27, 1999 5pm-2am
Right after the Pride Parade
Hors D’oeuvres from 5-7 pm
Roccapulco’s Dancing Club
3140 Mission Street (formerly Cesar’s Palace)

San Francisco’s Hottest Latino Live Music & DJ

All proceeds go towards building our GLBT Community Center.