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LGBTQ critics group holding awards event April 18
2021-04-02

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GALECA, The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics Association, along with Karel Media, will present the 2021 Dorian Film Awards on Sunday, April 18, at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT on digital cable TV network Revry.

The Society will honor the finest in movies in 17 categories, ranging from Best Film, Best LGBTQ Film to Campiest Flick. The awards are voted upon by the 290 members of GALECA, one of the most diverse critics groups in the world.

Hosting the two-hour, magazine-style virtual awards show is groundbreaking gay broadcast personality and LGBTQ rights icon Karel. Presenters set for the show include director Lee Daniels (The United States vs. Billie Holiday), actor Cheyenne Jackson (TV's Call Me Kat), actress Gabourey Sidibe (Precious; Antebellum; TV's Empire), actor Harry Hamlin (Making Love; Clash of the Titans), actor Rafael Silva (Fluidity; TV's 9-1-1 Lonestar), actor Brad Rowe (Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss), comedian Margaret Cho and iconic entertainer Charo. Other presenters and participants will be announced.

In addition to the presenters, the virtual ceremony will feature musical performances by Morgan Mallory performing "Look Into the Light" and Irish band The Black Donnellys performing "A Toast!"

Shot virtually and in Las Vegas, the show is executive-produced by Brandon Riley Millerand John Griffiths for GALECA, and produced and co-written by Karel for Karel.Media.


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