Come watch our encore showing of our short films on January 8th, 2022
Our 2021 Winners
Meet one of our Directors
David Pavlosky is an independent multimedia producer, director, editor, and educator based in New York City. His work covers a wide range of subjects, but themes of social justice and human relations are common among his films. He has served as a media consultant for organizations as varied as the Center for Constitutional Rights, Friends House New York City, CitiLeaf Housing, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the Hunter College Dance Program, and the Hunter College Theatre Department.
Stand Up, Stand Out: The Making of a Comedy Movement
Stand Up, Stand Out: The Making of a Comedy Movement tells the story of a unique brand of activism belonging only to San Francisco–where three gay teachers’ fight for equal rights during the burgeoning Gay Liberation Movement of the 1970s, led to the blossoming of the Valencia Rose Cabaret, Café, and Restaurant, believed to be the first and only gay-owned and operated comedy club in the USA.