By Indiewire | Indiewire July 8, 1997 at 2:0AM
Greyson's "Lilies" Takes Audience Award At 1997 San Francisco
Intl. Lesbian And Gay Film Fest
"Lilies," directed by John Greyson, received the audience award for Best
Feature at the 21st San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film
Festival, The event ended Sunday, June 29th, with an announced
attendance of 75,000 -- a 48% increase over last year's attendance. Of
the 111 programs shown at the festival, 57 were sold out.
Other audience award recipients included Monte Bramer's "Paul Monette: The Brink Of
Summer's End" (Best Documentary) and Chris Deacon's "Twisted Sheets" (Best Short).
A special award for "outstanding contributions to
lesbian and gay media arts" was given to Great Britain's Channel 4
Television in recognition of the company's leadership role in promoting
gay and lesbian film and television.
The San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival calls
itself the largest and oldest event of its kind in the world.
[For more information about the 1998 program, contact Frameline at 415.703.8650.]