In celebration of LGBT Pride Month, Comcast today announced it will feature a specially curated collection of films from Frameline, the world-renowned media arts organization connecting filmmakers and audiences around the world. Frameline has selected an eclectic mix of LGBT independent film titles that will be made available to Xfinity TV subscribers on Xfinity On Demand and online to the general public at Xfinity.com/LGBT. Additionally, Xfinity TV subscribers will gain free access to award-winning LGBT content from premium LGBT cable network HERE TV. "In continuing our commitment to independent programming, we are excited to honor Pride Month with a curated collection of indie films with LGBT themes," said Javier Garcia, Vice President, Multicultural Services, Comcast Cable. "Comcast is proud to offer an expansive library of programming for the LGBT community, and these new titles will give our Xfinity TV customers even more LGBT entertainment choices and showcase the diversity of the LGBT community." Through this first-time partnership with Frameline, beginning the week of June 15, Xfinity will provide access to a unique mix of independent LGBT film titles, as curated by the Frameline staff of expert programmers. These titles illustrate the vast diversity within the LGBT community and will be available to enjoy on Xfinity on Demand and online at Xfinity.com/LGBT. The four features and mix of short films selected by Frameline include:
- Changing Our Minds: The Story of Dr. Evelyn Hooker
- Decoding Alan Turing
- The Paper Mirror
- Voices from the Front
- LGBTQ Youth Perspectives/Collection of Shorts
- LGBTQ Teen Perspectives/Collection of Shorts
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