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Tickets available now for 'Pedro' screening, 'An Evening With John Waters'

The Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival is selling tickets to two events: a March 22 screening of Pedro, a biopic of Miami's Pedro Zamora who appeared on MTV's The Real World in 1994 and died of AIDS complications shortly after; and An Evening with John Waters on May 1 at the Lincoln Theatre. Here's the film festival's news release:

Filmfest

PEDRO

Sunday, March 22nd @ 8:00pm 

Colony Theater

Pedro In 1994, Bunim/Murray Productions made the groundbreaking decision to cast openly gay, HIV-positive Cuban-American and Miami resident Pedro Zamora as part of MTV's The Real World: San Francisco. Zamora's time in the Real World house on Lombard Street brought a face to the AIDS crisis; and U.S. President Bill Clinton credited Zamora with personalizing and humanizing those with the disease.

PEDRO celebrates the extraordinary life of Pedro Zamora, a young man who when he found out he was HIV positive at 17, made the courageous decision to dedicate the rest of his life to speaking out about his condition in an attempt to raise awareness about the disease in his community, even testifying before the United States Congress to argue for more explicit HIV/AIDS educational programs aimed at youth of color before auditioning for The Real World in 1993. His appearance on The Real World brought his story and his message to MTV's youthful audience and beyond, and when Zamora's health began to deteriorate in late 1994 (after he left the show), it became front page news nationwide, and his death at age 22 provoked a worldwide outpouring of grief. This amazing feature film was written by ACADEMY AWARD Winner Dustin Lance BLack (MILK) and features a stellar performance by Miami resident Alex Loynaz as Pedro.

DONT MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY TO MEET THE CAST OF PEDRO & MEMBERS OF THE ZAMORA FAMILY!

Tickets on sale now!

$7.00 Member

$11.00 Non-Member

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'AN EVENING WITH JOHN WATERS'
This Filthy World
DIRTIER & FILTHIER
Lincoln Theater
FRIDAY, MAY 1st @ 8pm

Waters The Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival & Edison Farrow are proud to present an evening with the iconic, irreverent, and deliciously twisted John Waters!

The man who brought us Hairspray, Pink Flamingos, and made Divine a cult-icon will take to the stage of the Lincoln Theater on South Beach for one-night only, in his first South Florida stage appearance in over a decade!

John Waters' one-man show is a "vaudeville" act that celebrates the film career and obsessive tastes of the man William Burroughs once called "The Pope of Trash." Focusing in on Waters' early negative artistic influences and his fascination with true crime, exploitation films, fashion lunacy, and the extremes of the contemporary art world, this joyously devious monologue elevates all that is trashy in life into a call to arms to "filth followers" everywhere.

VIP TICKETS
VIP ticket holders will receive reserved prime seating in the orchestra pit, as well as admittance to a private Meet & Greet reception with John Waters. Tickets are limited and will sell out!

VIP Tickets: $125.00
VIP Tickets(Members): $100.00
Lower-level tickets: $45.00
Balcony tickets: $35.00

TICKETS EXCLUSIVELY ON SALE TO CURRENT PRODUCERS' CIRCLE MEMBERS ONLY UNTIL TUESDAY, MARCH 10th. PLEASE CALL 305-534-9924 TO PURCHASE.

After March 10th, visit www.mglff.com to purchase tickets. They will go fast, so hurry!

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