Closet Cinema is excited to begin the 8th Annual Southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival with it’s official Launch Party on Saturday, September 18, 2010 at Scalo Northern Italian Grill!

There’s no better place than Albuquerque’s finest Italian restaurant for a party celebrating the eighth fantastic year of SWGLFF. Held from 6:30 to 9pm, this gathering is your chance to sample some of the finest food in town while getting to know other fabulous film fanatics. Of course, a cash bar will also be available for those interested in buying that special film buff a drink (or two!).

Party attendees will be among the first in New Mexico to know which films are playing and who is hosting the many festival parties being held throughout the week-long, multi-city event. The staff of Closet Cinema will be on hand to distribute hot-off-the-press copies of the 2010 Program Guide, detailing the when and where of this year’s films from around the world.

Tickets to the Launch party will be sold at the door for $25. All members of Closet Cinema get a $5 discount. Those who become members at the party get in for free!

Special thanks go out to all of the sponsors and advertisers of this year’s Southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. Without their generous support, SWGLFF, and parties like this one, would not be possible. All Launch party attendees will be entered in a raffle for some great prizes from participating businesses and sponsors.

In just eight short years, the Southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival has grown to be the Southwest’s premiere gay and lesbian event! Be a part of it—come out and support Closet Cinema at the 2010 SWGLFF Launch Party, Saturday, September 18, 2010 at Scalo Italian Grill, 3500 Central Avenue SE in Albuquerque (6:30-9pm)!

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