Christopher Street West (CSW), the organization that produces LA Pride events, has partnered with popular outdoor film organization, Cinespia, for an under the stars LGBTQ+ LA Pride Movie Night at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert will screen on Saturday, June 26th as part of the LA Pride celebration.
Information about the the event is as follows:
- Gates open at 7:15pm, and the movie stars at 9pm.
- There will be DJs and themed photobooth.
- Have your ticket available and ready when entering the gates. Guests without tickets will not be allowed entry.
- Movie screenings are held outdoors on Fairbanks Lawn, an open grassy field inside Hollywood Forever Cemetery, under the stars.
- Bring blankets, pillows or low chairs that have a seat that rests on the ground with a low back. Tall Chairs are NOT allowed. There are no chairs allowed in the no chair zone in the center of the field. Allowable chair height in chair zones is from ground to seat is 6″ and from seat to top of chair 21″.
- Outside beer and wine are permitted.
- Cinespia is in compliance with state and federal laws regarding accessibility.
- Children over the age of 3 require general admission tickets. Children under the age of 3, however, do not.
- Restrooms are available on-site.
- A small tarp underneath your blanket is recommended.
- A DJ spins music as the sun sets, and again after the movie.
- All ticket sales are final. No refunds or exchanges. This is a rain-or-shine event. However in the rare event that weather conditions prove to be unsafe, ticket holders will be notified with information about a rescheduled screening.
More info available on the Cinespia FAQ.
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert follows drag queen Anthony (Hugo Weaving) who agrees to take his act on the road with fellow cross-dresser Adam (Guy Pearce) and transsexual Bernadette (Terence Stamp) in their colorful bus named Priscilla. The three performers travel across the Australian desert performing for enthusiastic crowds and homophobic locals. But when the other two performers learn the truth about why Anthony took the job, it threatens their act and their friendship.
To purchase tickets to the LA Pride Movie Night, click here.
For more information about any LA Pride event, visit www.lapride.org.