Camden International Film Festival Announces New 12-Day Creative Virtual Experience And Livestream Events For Fall 2020

This year film festivals have had to change their game plan by moving to virtual and Livestream events due to the pandemic. The Camden International Film Festival (CIFF) organized by Points North Institute announced new plans for the 2020 festival with the goal to directly support independent filmmakers and collaboratively create spaces for community-building, organizing and collective imagination. This year’s CIFF and Points North Forum will a 12-day creative virtual experience with dozens of Livestream events, alongside the launch of the festival’s very own drive-in movie theatre, and screenings at a small number of reduced-capacity theatres in Maine.

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TERRENCE MCNALLY: EVERY ACT OF LIFE Documentary Virtual Panel Discussions With Rita Moreno, Billy Porter, Tom Kirdahy, Tyne Daly And Chita Rivera

Celebrating the life and legacy of the late Tony® Award-winning playwright and LGBTQ activist Terrence McNally, Floating World Pictures announces the award-winning American Masters documentary TERRENCE MCNALLY: EVERY ACT OF LIFE, now streaming on pbs.org/americanmasters and the PBS Video app now through August 31, 2020. In addition, two very special virtual online discussions and talkbacks with Rita Moreno, Billy Porter, Tom Kirdahy, Tyne Daly And Chita Rivera on July 1 and July 8, as they remember and honor the legendary McNally. Below are the dates of the live virtual discussions.

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HandiGuru Offers Wearable Protection from Germs, Sun, Bugs and More For Summer 2020

With summer in full swing and the Fourth of July approaching, proper protection from germs, bugs and sun is very much needed, especially for families with children!  Developed by Santa Barbara-based artist and innovator Benjamin Anderson, HandiGuruTM is a lightweight, refillable wristband designed to carry a variety of gels and lotions for easy, on-the-go access. Instead of using hand sanitizers, bug repellents and sunscreen bottles that can leak and are bulky, HandiGuruTM wears comfortably like a watch and features FDA-approved, recyclable silicone perfect for storing those lotions or gels.

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“GAMEMASTER” ESPORTS Show Partners With Makerforce In Ongoing Gamers Vs. COVID Campaign

In an effort to expand the fight against coronavirus, the upcoming esports reality show, GAMEMASTER has announced a partnership with MakerForce, a grassroots emergency response organization. The new collaboration will allow both organizations to expand their reach and provide PPE supplies to an even larger network of medical providers in need.

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Paul McCartney, Alice Cooper, Joni Mitchell Featured in Morrison Hotel Gallery’s Online Exhibit “Endless Summer” Beginning June 20th

As each state starts its re-opening phase, museums are still mostly closed throughout the US leaving us yearning for the days we can physically see the artwork on display. The Morrison Hotel Gallery understands the public need for art and invites patrons to view its latest online exhibition, Endless Summer sponsored by Sports Illustrated and Volcom starting June 20th. This collection takes a look at the photographic works of Henry Diltz, Guy Webster, Lynn Goldsmith, Pattie Boyd and Norman Seeff, among others.

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Broadcast Premiere of UNSETTLED: Seeking Refuge in America

On June 28th, Open Door Productions LLC will present the broadcast premiere of UNSETTLED: Seeking Refuge in America, a compelling documentary revealing the untold stories of LGBTQ refugees and asylum-seekers produced and directed by Tom Shepard and co-produced by Jen Gilomen. Also announced, UNSETTLED will lead Doc World’s new season which broadcasts on public media’s WORLD Channel starting June 28th through July 12th and will be available for streaming on WorldChannel.org.

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Juneteenth Music Festival: The World’s First Virtual Global Freedom Festival Kicks Off Tonight with DJ Jazzy Jeff

With the COVID-19 pandemic, Blacks Lives Matter movement and Juneteenth happening on June 19th people are searching for ways to celebrate the 155th anniversary safely. The 2020 Juneteenth Music Festival kicked off earlier today for online, for a positive, educational and entertaining day celebrating African American history and the mission to make Juneteenth a national holiday. Though the Livestream is in full swing NOW, International superstar DJ Jazzy Jeff will take over the Virtual Juneteenth stream playing a once in a lifetime set, tonight, Thursday, June 18. 9 pm est.

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The 9th Annual A2IM Libera Awards Livestreams Tonight

The American Association of Independent Music (A2IM) 9th Annual Libera Awards will take place tonight June 18th, 6:40 p.m. EST. The Libera Awards is the largest Independent music award show in the world celebrating the successes of independent creators, artists, and professionals whose music is at the forefront of our culture. Organized annually by A2IM and presented by SoundExchange in Partnership with Merlin, the Libera Awards will be held virtually, and made free to stream on liberaawards.com.

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The Races Will Go on for the ABB FIA Formula E Championship With a Six-Race Berlin Showdown in August

Formula E  has just announced that they are set to resume CLOSED-DOOR RACING in August at Tempelhof Airport in Berlin following approval of the FIA, with six races in nine days deciding who will win the 2019/20 ABB FIA Formula E Championship. For those wondering how the races could go forward due to COVID-19, within Germany there are now more people who recover each day than there are people who become infected with the virus. In the announcement from Formula E, the Tempelhof Airport has been chosen to close out the current season, hosting three double-headers in quick succession on August 5/6, 8/9 and 12/13.

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King of Indigo Introduces New Jeans Made of COREVATM Biodegradable Stretch Denim

Kings Of Indigo, clean jean innovators, recently launched their new denim capsule that utilizes COREVATM, a Bio-Stretch technology included in a new fabric developed by Candiani Denim, the greenest textile company in the blue World. Representing a huge leap towards a more circular industry, COREVATM is the world’s first fully biodegradable regenerative stretch denim.

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