March 3, 2016 at 12:28 pm EST | by Mariah Cooper
Indie film fest features gay fare
D.C. Independent Film Festival, gay news, Washington Blade

‘Oriented’ is being shown in the D.C. Independent Film Festival. (Photo courtesy D.C. Independent Film Festival)

The D.C. Independent Film Festival will be screening numerous LGBT films throughout the festival’s run.

“Oriented” is a documentary that follows a gay Palestinian living in Tel Aviv who is trying to find love. The film will be screened at the Carnegie Institution for Science (1530 P St., N.W.) on Sunday, March 6 from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

“Mind/Game” chronicles the story of basketball player Chamique Holdsclaw and screens Thursday, March 10 from 6:15-8:15 the Carnegie Institution for Science. “Staccato,” an Irish film, will be screened as part of Dramatic Impact Shorts at the Naval Heritage Burke Theater (701 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.) on Sunday, March 13 from 1:30-3:45 p.m. The film is a period piece with a gay love affair amidst a class power struggle.

Tickets are $11 for each screening. For more details on these films and more on the festival, visit,

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