Flag Act on the festival circuit
Flag Act made its US debut on 7 October 2023 at the Tampa Bay International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival in Tampa and won the "best short" audience choice award. On the same day, it ran at the Chatham-Kent International Film Festival in Canada.
"Some films are an absolute joy and pleasure to watch. Longer is a beautiful story told in a beautiful way."
The North American debut of Longer took place in Canada in late August 2020 as part of the Festival Cinématographique International de Montréal.
Longer followed in the footsteps of Hatboxes and appeared at Cinema Diverse: The Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival in September 2020.
Longer was part of the Tampa Bay International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival in October 2020, streaming across the United States.
Longer was a finalist at BLASTOFF (“Best Los Angeles Screenplay Theme-music and Original Films Festival”) in mid-November 2020.
The Tampa Bay Motion Picture Professionals' Indie Film Festival featured Longer in February 2021.
Longer production stills
Eugenie Bondurant brings her inimitable style and acuity to the role of jazz musician Joanne in Longer, melding experience, training, and instinct to bring out powerful subtleties.
Diana Lovell has worked as an actor in a variety of big- and small-screen roles and lends sensitivity and nuance to the role of Vida, Joanne’s crush and the subject of her song “Longer.”