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R/EVOLVE Seattle Special Preview Screening – June 6, 2013

563366_404086183014098_1764060735_nWhile the official Seattle Premiere of R/EVOLVE wont be until Fall 2013, we’re offering a Special Preview Screening of the full film. This is your first chance to see R/EVOLVE in a theater in Seattle! You’ll also get to see a new short film by the rad folks at Reteaching Gender & Sexuality.

Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bP9vvIhFjpA
IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2400612/

When:
Thursday, June 6, 2013
7:00pm until 10:00pm

Where:
Northwest Film Forum
1515 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

Tickets:
$10 for the general public
$7 for students & seniors
$6 for NW Film Forum members

Tickets will go on sale through the Northwest Film Forum website in about a week. We’ll announce that on this page when the information comes through.

R/EVOLVE SYNOPSIS:
Lucas and Lincoln just got engaged. Marriage equality may soon be legal, and Lucas will have everything he wants—a career and a stable home with Lincoln.

Meanwhile, Lincoln is leading a major account at his advertising firm—one that will rehabilitate the image of conservative company Big Corp by having its CEO grandstand for the marriage equality campaign. The approach could secure loyal “pink money” for Big Corp and launch Lincoln’s career. It’s the opportunity of a lifetime, but Lincoln senses something isn’t right.

When he picks up a free-spirited hitchhiker named Raccoon, Lincoln inadvertently enters a world of art and activism. New concepts of freedom and stability are revealed to him, awakening the artist inside him. However, his newfound radical politics quickly jeopardize his work, his relationship and the struggle for marriage equality, leaving everyone asking, “What is the face of equality and what is the price?”

CAST & CREW:
R/Evolve is a Seattle made project:
Directed by billie rain
Produced & Written by Basil Shadid
Starring:
Maximillian Davis
Lil’ Snoopy Fujikawa
Lowell Deo
And many many other local talent helped to bring this project to life.

R/EVOLVE also features music from some great bands including My Parade, Agatha, RVIVR, Fit For Hounds, Funerals, Ragana, P. Stackin, Papa M, and more.

MORE INFO:
Check out the these links for more info:
http://www.revolvemovie.com/
http://www.dualpowerproductions.com/
http://www.reteachinggenderandsexuality.org/
http://www.nwfilmforum.org/

R/EVOLVE: World Premiere in London!

563366_404086183014098_1764060735_nWe’re excited to announce that R/EVOLVE will have it’s world premiere at the 27th BFI London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival. The festival runs from March 14-24, 2013. R/EVOLVE is playing on March 17, 19 and 23. Visit the festival website for more information.

SYNOPSIS:

Lucas and Lincoln almost have it all. They have good jobs, are upstanding Seattle citizens, and are engaged. Once Referendum 74 passes and gay marriage is legal, they’ll have made it; and Lucas will have everything he wants.

Meanwhile, Lincoln has been given the opportunity of a lifetime. His job won an advertising account that wants to use the fight for marriage equality to sell Big Corp products. Lincoln has been given the lead on the account.

Lincoln still feels that something is missing.

Then one day on his way home from work, Lincoln picks up a queer hitchhiker. Raccoon’s free spirit attracts Lincoln and pulls him into a world that shows other definitions of freedom and other paths toward stability.

Motivated by radical queer politics and his awakening inner artist, Lincoln does something hasty that threatens his work, his relationship and the struggle for marriage equality.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Website: http://www.revolvemovie.com
Production: http://www.dualpowerproductions.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/revolvemovie
IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2400612/

The Dirty Truth Wants Your ART!

The Dirty Truth is a one-night pop-up art show happening this August in Seattle. It is a NSFW Queer visual art show that tackles themes of Acceptance, Equality, Marriage, Family, and Relationships. We’re looking for all types of visual art that challenges notions of assimilation. What is your dirty truth? What are the realities of your lives that become covered when we’re asked to assimilate into mainstream relationship culture? Is marriage the issue? What does your family and/or relationship look like? Are you looking for acceptance? Is equality the goal? What’s your take?

Definitions:
Dirty: To cover or mark with an unclean substance.
Truth: That which is true in accordance with fact or reality.

What we’re looking for:
We want all visual art: video, collage, painting, drawing, photography, mixed-media, you name it.

Who we want to feature:
We’re looking for art by queers of all kinds. Art can be submitted by anyone in the world.

When:
We’re accepting art through July 31. The art will display at a one-night only pop-up art show in Seattle. Location to be determined. All art will be collected before the show, displayed and then returned the following week. We’ll take good care of your work.

How to submit:
Send an email to [email protected] with the following info:
1. The title of your piece(s)
2. An image or video sample of each title that you submit.
3. An artist bio (or a little about you)

We’ll curate the show as pieces come in. You can expect to hear from us by August 1st at the latest.

It will be filmed:
The Dirty Truth Art Show will be filmed for R/EVOLVE, a new film by Dual Power Productions. If your art is in the show, there’s a good chance it will also be in the film.

R/EVOLVE:
Synopsis: When style-photographer Lincoln gives a homeless, freewheeling traveler a place to stay for the night, a “good deed” ends life as they know it.

R/EVOLVE is a feature fiction film being shot in Seattle in July/August 2012.

Dual Power Productions:
Dual Power is an entertainment company in Seattle, Washington. We produce media that promotes understanding, critical thinking, personal development and social change. Our work can be serious, fun, thought-provoking, educational or absurd. We use a multi-faceted transmedia approach to getting the message out.

What’s the message? In the words of Alice Walker, “Surely the earth can be saved by all the people who insist on love.” In the words of Utah Phillips, “You’ve got to mess with people!”

We like to blend the worlds of fiction and non-fiction. If you want to see our previous feature, check out: http://www.heartbreaksopen.com

Want to know more?
http://www.facebook.com/revolvemovie
http://www.dualpowerproductions.com

R/EVOLVE: movie seeks cast & crew

R/EVOLVE (a new feature film) is starting to crew-up for our summer film shoot in Seattle. We will be filming in July/August.

People of color, trans* folks, and disabled folks are STRONGLY encouraged to apply.

– SYNOPSIS –
When style-photographer Lincoln gives a homeless, freewheeling traveler a place to stay for the night, a “good deed” ends life as they know it.

– CREW NEEDS –
• Camera Department Production Assistant
• Boom Operator
• Key Grip
• Production Assistant
• Script Supervisor / Continuity Director
• Director of Accessibility

We’re creating a new position called the “Director of Accessibility”. This role manages accessibility accommodations on set. Whether that be working with our disabled director or making sure that we’re doing the best we can to manage other accommodations on set. If you’re interested in working with people with disabilities in film, then this might be the perfect role.

Experience not necessary for any role. We will train you. If you have experience, that’s great too. We have a great crew forming.

– CAST –
Matt (Lincoln’s Boyfriend) – 30s/40s – gay man
Matt loves being an architect, but not nearly as much as he loves Lincoln. He desires nothing more then a stable home and a caring family, which could one-day include kids. He spends his days working, going to the gym, cooking, and saving up for lavish vacations where him and Lincoln get to break free. Matt is a planner who doesn’t mind being a bit of a neat-freak. He’s good at spoiling Lincoln. He believes that freedom means having the security to not worry.
[There will be a sex scene]

Raccoon – 20s/30s – queer punk
Raccoon is a traveling genderqueer punk boy who is grounded in community, not in location. Si rides freight trains, writes letters and busks for money. When busking doesn’t work, day-labor fills the gaps. Raccoon takes risks and loves the radical adventures that life has to offer. A lover and a fighter, he knows, among other things, the interconnectedness of lace and work boots, the dismal future of capitalism, and that there’s nothing like wearing lipstick when swimming with sharks.

Punk House Queers – 20s/30s – queer, punk, artists, activists
Several scenes will take place at a punk house. We need a group of punk house queers to be the main friends of our character Raccoon. We’ll be casting 4 or 5 people for these roles.

Pretty Bar Gays – 20s/30s/40s – gay men
A few scenes will take place at a gay bar in Seattle. We need a few guys to play Matt and Lincoln’s pretty bar friends.

– FILM INFORMATION –
We will be casting in June. First and second auditions will be happening over the next few weeks. We will be filming in late July and early August.

The film will include dialogue from a script mixed with a bit of improvisational acting. There will be rehearsal time in June & July for you to get into character, hang out with the other actors and work with the director. The project will be shot with a minimal crew. It will be a very performance-heavy film in both it’s comedic and dramatic elements.

- MONEY –
This is a no-budget, all-volunteer, DIY project. You will get a deferred percentage if the film makes any money, but there will be no upfront compensation. We promise to feed you well on set.

– HOW TO SUBMIT INFO –
For cast, send a picture of yourself, tell us what role you’re going for, and tell us a little about why the character speaks to you.

For crew, send us a bit about your experience and what role you want to take on.

Send it to: [email protected]

– ABOUT DUAL POWER PRODUCTIONS –
Dual Power is an entertainment company in Seattle, Washington. We produce media that promotes understanding, critical thinking, personal development and social change. Our work can be serious, fun, thought-provoking, educational or absurd. We use a multi-faceted transmedia approach to getting the message out.

What’s the message? In the words of Alice Walker, “Surely the earth can be saved by all the people who insist on love.” In the words of Utah Phillips, “You’ve got to mess with people!”

This film is being produced by Basil Shadid, directed by billie rain, and starring Maximillian Davis. If you want to see our previous work, check out:

http://www.heartbreaksopen.com

– WANT TO KNOW MORE? –

http://www.facebook.com/revolvemovie

http://www.dualpowerproductions.com

Seeking: Director of Accessibility

R/EVOLVE (a new feature film) is starting to crew-up for our summer film shoot in Seattle. We’re creating a new position called the “Director of Accessibility”. This role manages accessibility accommodations on set. Whether that be working with our disabled director or making sure that we’re doing the best we can to manage other accommodations on set. Other crew roles will be announced shortly, but if you’re interested in working with people with disabilities in film, then this might be the perfect role.

Check out the Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/revolvemovie) and email [email protected] to learn more.

R/EVOLVE Casting Call

We’re casting the following two main roles for R/EVOLVE, a feature film that is being shot in Seattle in July/August 2012. People of color, trans* folks, and disabled folks are STRONGLY encouraged to audition.

– SYNOPSIS –
When style-photographer Lincoln gives a homeless, freewheeling traveler a place to stay for the night, a “good deed” ends life as they know it.

– CHARACTERS –
Matt (Lincoln’s Boyfriend) – 30s/40s – gay man
Matt loves being an architect, but not nearly as much as he loves Lincoln. He desires nothing more then a stable home and a caring family, which could one-day include kids. He spends his days working, going to the gym, cooking, and saving up for lavish vacations where him and Lincoln get to break free. Matt is a planner who doesn’t mind being a bit of a neat-freak. He’s good at spoiling Lincoln. He believes that freedom means having the security to not worry.
[There will be a sex scene]

Raccoon – 20s/30s – queer punk
Raccoon is a traveling genderqueer punk boy who is grounded in community, not in location. Si rides freight trains, writes letters and busks for money. When busking doesn’t work, day-labor fills the gaps. Raccoon takes risks and loves the radical adventures that life has to offer. A lover and a fighter, he knows, among other things, the interconnectedness of lace and work boots, the dismal future of capitalism, and that there’s nothing like wearing lipstick when swimming with sharks.

– FILM INFORMATION –
We will be casting in June. First and second auditions will be happening over the next few weeks. We will be filming in late July and early August.

The film will include dialogue from a script mixed with a bit of improvisational acting. There will be rehearsal time in June & July for you to get into character, hang out with the other actors and work with the director. The project will be shot with a minimal crew. It will be a very performance-heavy film in both it’s comedic and dramatic elements.

This is a no-budget, all-volunteer, DIY project. You will get a deferred percentage if the film makes any money, but there will be no upfront compensation. We promise to feed you well on set.

– HOW TO SUBMIT INFO –
Please send a picture of yourself, tell us what role you’re going for, and tell us a little about why the character speaks to you. Send it to: [email protected]

– ABOUT DUAL POWER PRODUCTIONS –
Dual Power is an entertainment company in Seattle, Washington. We produce media that promotes understanding, critical thinking, personal development and social change. Our work can be serious, fun, thought-provoking, educational or absurd. We use a multi-faceted transmedia approach to getting the message out.

What’s the message? In the words of Alice Walker, “Surely the earth can be saved by all the people who insist on love.” In the words of Utah Phillips, “You’ve got to mess with people!”

This film is being produced by Basil Shadid, directed by billie rain, and starring Maximillian Davis. If you want to see our previous work, check out:
http://www.heartbreaksopen.com

– WANT TO KNOW MORE? –
http://www.facebook.com/revolvemovie
http://www.dualpowerproductions.com

Heart Breaks Open is available everywhere!

Heart Breaks Open premiered in April 2011 at the BFI London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival. It has been to four continents, having 20 screenings the world over. Heart Breaks Open is now available on Video On Demand and DVD.

The DVD is full of Special Features, including deleted scenes, making-of featurettes, music and poetry from the film, audition clips, teasers & trailers, commentary and much more.

You can purchase the DVD through TLAgay.com, or rent the film here: