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Polari: Unabashedly Queer
Gays descend on Downtown for Polari's opening night
"...Lights, camera, action! Opening night of Polari (the film festival formerly known as aGLIFF) lit up..."

Oct. 17, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Polari Place
Come out! Come out! For Polari!
"...beloved local film fest, we sprinkle these proceedings with Polari, the ancient British-cum-Italiano gay male slang for which aGLIFF..."

Oct. 5, 2012 Column by Kate X Messer

Polari: 'Valencia' Then and Now
This weekend, Michelle Tea's Valencia hits Polari
"...for internet screenings. Or as Tea advises Austinites attending Polari, "You need to call in sick to work or..."

Oct. 19, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

aGLIFF/Polari Announces Dates and More
aGLIFF returns for its 27th year, with free activities all summer long
"...bird badge pricing for aGLIFF is now available, and Polari (the nonprofit behind aGLIFF) is accepting film submissions through..."

May 27, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

Polari: 'Animals'
Polari's strangest, darkest selection is worth a look
"...The Polari Film Festival runs through Sunday, Oct. 20 at the..."

Oct. 19, 2013 Qmmunity Post

Polari: 'Five Dances'
Polari kicks off with a touching, thoughtful, and beautiful opener.
"...The Polari Film Festival runs Oct. 16-20 at the Stateside at..."

Oct. 17, 2013 Qmmunity Post

Polari’s Audience Award Becomes a Legend
aGLIFF founder Scott Dinger on 25 years of queer cinema
"...receiving a big thank you from the recently rechristened Polari: Come this year’s opening night gala, the Audience Award..."

Oct. 15, 2013 Screens Post by Sarah Marloff

Polari: 'Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth'
Director Pratibha Parmar takes us on an Alice Walker tour
"...The Color Purple is lit canon for high school..."

Oct. 20, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

aGLIFF/Polari

Sept. 12, 2014 Column by Kate X Messer

Polari's Audience Award Becomes a Legend
aGLIFF founder Scott Dinger on 25 years of queer cinema

Oct. 18, 2013 Screens Feature by Sarah Marloff

Outside of Society
Does Austin have enough room for two queer film festivals?
"...Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival – redubbed Polari26 (aGLIFF/Polari) – last October, and to say a lot..."

May 2, 2014 Screens Feature by Kate X Messer

Deep-Seated Divans and Homo Sectionals
'Don't just sit there!' implores Polari, giving us every reason to
"...– Don't Just Sit There: Indulge, Engage, Create. The current Polari artistic director knows his audience, and knows that some..."

Oct. 11, 2013 Screens Feature by Kate X Messer

aGLIFF Sheds Its Skin
Introducing the Polari Film Festival
"...after 25 years, aGLIFF is rebranding itself as the Polari Film Festival, taking its name from a centuries-old type..."

Sept. 28, 2012 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Faster, Pussycat! 'GLIFF! 'GLIFF!
A busy Polari mentors young queer filmmakers and preps for aGLIFF
"...It's been a busy summer for Polari as they prepare to take over Alamo Drafthouse on..."

Aug. 6, 2014 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Mortimer

The AggreGAYtor: October 16
What happened today in gay? Here's your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Richards takes MDNA out, Stephen Fry gets smart, and Polari gets rolling, as your AggreGAYtor turns off the cell..."

Oct. 15, 2013 Qmmunity Post

To Zhoosh or Not to Zhoosh: aGLIFF Spiffs Up in a Word
The Polari Fest (nee aGLIFF) asks "What’s in a name?"
"...gymnastics more apparent than with the current fascination with Polari, a working-class gay slang used in Britain from the..."

Sept. 27, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

Talking Shop With Curran Nault
The Polari artistic director on programming to bridge divides
"...his dissertation. Now, as the current artistic director of Polari, Austin's LGBT film festival (née Austin Gay and Lesbian..."

Oct. 10, 2013 Screens Post by Kate X Messer

Gay Place
Boy, and Bern, and Cho, oh my. (Sorry, no Takai.)
"...POLARI FESTIVAL THURSDAY Lesbiana, doc about Eighties feminist communities; Hot..."

Oct. 18, 2013 Column by Kate X Messer

Gay Place
Christeene, Kings N Things, Funhouse, surely there's something to offend everyone
"...Handsome, kind, reasonable, brilliant: Polari's Curran Nault appears at two events this week. ON..."

May 24, 2013 Column by Kate X Messer

Gay Place
From Outerspaces to Deep Inside, this is the week that is... gay
"...POLARI MEMBERSHIP SOCIAL The film fest doesn't happen until October,..."

May 3, 2013 Column by Kate X Messer

Gay Place
Austin's Gayest September Ever continues with aGLIFF and StarGayzer
"...A weekend with earfuls, eyefuls, and hearts full. Bursting. Polari presents Austin's annual explosion of LGBTQ cinema and the..."

Sept. 12, 2014 Column by Kate X Messer

Gay Place: Way Beyond Funday
Just like every other day in the Austin week Sunday is way more than Bloody Marys and brunch
"...AGLIFF-POLARI FUNDRAISER Frank Genco, Clay Smith, and Midtown Title throw..."

July 18, 2014 Column by Kate X Messer

Add Another Trio to the aGLIFF Tease
Austin's LGBTQ film fest announces more films
"...Polari/aGLIFF announced back in May that it would screen aGLIFF..."

July 2, 2014 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Mortimer

The AggreGAYtor: October 18
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Polari! Queer! (Also a quick review of the opening film..."

Oct. 18, 2013 Qmmunity Post

Gay Place: Packin'
Gay Place lays out a week as packed as a drag queen's lingerie
"...of smart, sexy stories; Friday is a sneak 2013 Polari peek and the best of Cinekink; and Saturday is..."

Sept. 20, 2013 Column by Kate X Messer

Gay Place
An Austin ex-pat returns for a film screening
"...Beloved Homoscope director Bug Davidson returns to ATX and Polari hosts. ON OUR GAYDAR..."

Aug. 9, 2013 Column by Kate X Messer

The AggreGAYtor: May 28
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...back, with new dates and free summer programs from Polari...."

May 28, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

Film Flam
Festival fever, plus a big renewal and a bigger loss
"...festival scene; see if you can keep up: Former Polari director Curran Nault has officially launched OUTsider Fest, a..."

March 27, 2014 Screens Post by Monica Riese

The AggreGAYtor: October 17
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...No bad news allowed; Polari is here! The Fugly..."

Oct. 17, 2013 Qmmunity Post

Gay Place
This week, Polari zhoooshes our town
"...11, 6pm. ACC's EVC, 5930 Middle Fiskville, #8500. Free. www.polarifest.com...."

Oct. 11, 2013 Column by Kate X Messer

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