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Desperado LGBT Film Festival

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he Desperado LGBT Film Festival brings our readers some of the best, most insightful, entertaining feature films and shorts to the Valley. There’s also opportunities to meet and discuss the pictures with the directors, writers or actors. Discover the importance of LGBT films as a way to express our unique cultural and individual identities, LGBTQ diversity, how we’re different, and how we’re also the same. ION Arizona is proud to sponsor this event.

Friday, February 9 Heart, Baby 7:30 p.m - 9:30 p.m.

In 1974, 18-year-old George Lee Martin was sentenced to forty years in prison for armed robbery and sent to one of the most violent prisons in Tennessee with his best friend, a songwriter named Doc. Inside, George took up boxing and soon proved unbeatable. The warden decided to put him up against the pros. George beat them all. In 1984, the U.S. Olympic team offered George the ultimate opportunity: his freedom in exchange for a place on the Olympic team. George refused in order to protect the one thing he couldn’t live without. Doc faced a crisis in faith when he learns his best friend’s secret. Heart, Baby! tells the true story of George Lee Martin, and why he turned down freedom, fame, and

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ION Arizona #200  

The February 2018 issue of Arizona's LGBTQ Entertainment magazine. Inside this issue: David Hernandez, Desperado LGBT Film Festival, The AGR...

ION Arizona #200  

The February 2018 issue of Arizona's LGBTQ Entertainment magazine. Inside this issue: David Hernandez, Desperado LGBT Film Festival, The AGR...

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