Upcoming and previous screenings of Guys Reading Poems include:

UPDATE - EXTENDED!!!! Two additional screenings for Guys Reading Poems have been added.

Saturday, May 6th at 5:30 p.m. Arena Cinelounge - Sunset (6464 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles). Introduction by cinematographer Michael Marius Pessah.

Sunday, May 7th at 6:00 p.m. Arena Cinelounge - Santa Monica (1526 14th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404). Introduction by the film's star Patricia Velasquez.

Guys Reading Poems opens in Los Angeles at Arena Cinelounge (1625 N. Las Palmas Avenue) on Friday, April 28th at 8:55 p.m. We screen there for one week during this special, limited engagement. Friday's screening will include special appearances by Lydia Hearst, Christos Vasilopoulos, Blake Sheldon and Megan Sousa, Christopher Crema, producer Sammy Kusler and costume designer Shpetim Zero).

Our other screening times at Arena Cinelounge are:

Saturday, April 29th at 8:55 p.m. (special appearance by actor/producer Daniel Berilla and producer Robert Womack)

Sunday, April 30th at 8:30 p.m. (special appearance by actor Blake Sheldon and producer Debbie Vandermeulen).

Monday, May 1st at 9:30 p.m. (special appearance by producers J. Parker Buell and Bradley R. Bernstein).

Tuesday, May 2nd at 8:55 p.m. (special appearance by Christos Vasilopoulos and director Hunter Lee Hughes).

Wednesday, May 3rd at 8:30 p.m. Sponsored by Thrive Tribe Foundation. (includes special appearance by our star Patricia Velasquez and also openly gay/openly HIV-positive actor/producer Daniel Berilla and producer Paul Trusik).

Thursday, May 3rd at 9:15 p.m. (special appearance by actor/producer Jason Fracaro and director Hunter Lee Hughes).






"Guys Reading Poems" will screen Tuesday, April 4th at 7 p.m. at the Rush Arts Gallery (526 West 26th Street, Suite 311, New York, NY 10001) hosted by Danny Simmons (HBO's "Def Poetry Jam") and film producer Debbie Vandermeulen with special guest appearance by West Hollywood poet laureate Steven Reigns.

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Guys Reading Poems is will have its Washington, D.C. premiere at the D.C. Independent Film Festival, the longest-running independent film festival in our nation's capital. Our screening will take place Sunday, February 19th at 4:15 p.m. at the Burke Theater at the Naval Heritage Center at 701 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC 20004.

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Guys Reading Poems is will have its Texas premiere at the South Texas Underground Film Festival, where it will screen Saturday, November 12th at 3 p.m. at the White Library, 5th Floor, at Del Mar College East Campus (101 Baldwin Boulevard).

Click here for the festival's Facebook page and ticket information.

Breckenridge Laurels

Guys Reading Poems is will have its Rocky Mountain premiere at the Breckenridge Film Festival, established in 1981, where it will screen Friday, September 16th at 3 p.m. at the Breckenridge Theatre.

Click here for the project's festival page and ticket information.

Woods Hole Laurels

Guys Reading Poems is will have its New England premiere at the 25th annual Woods Hole Film Festival where it will screen in competition on August 4, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at Falmouth Academy.

Click here for the project's festival page and ticket information.

Guys Reading Poems will have its Mid-Atlantic premiere as a Centerpiece Selection film for qFLIX Philadelphia on July 7, 2016 at 7:15 p.m. at the Prince Theater.

Tickets available here.

Dances with Films Laurels

Guys Reading Poems will have its West Coast premiere at the 19th annual Dances With Films festival on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 2:45 p.m. at the iconic TCL Chinese Theatres in Hollywood.

Click here for the project's festival page, where you can buy tickets to the screening!

PBIFF Laurels

Guys Reading Poems had its world premiere at the 21st annual Palm Beach International Film Festival on April 10, 2016, followed by an encore screening on April 14th. Read our official announcement here

Click here for the project's festival page.

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