Pushing Dead: award wins at FilmOut San Diego

Still no date for the theatrical or DVD release of Pushing Dead yet, but the film continues to do well at various film festivals around the world. Congratulations are in order, as yesterday Pushing Dead won a number of awards at FilmOut in San Diego, including the jury award for best narrative feature!

Fans can next catch Pushing Dead at the Damn These Heels film festival in Utah on July 16th 2017.

When a struggling writer, HIV positive for 20+ years, accidentally deposits a $100 birthday check, he is dropped from his health plan for earning too much. In this new era of sort-of universal care, can he take on a helpless bureaucracy or come up with $3000 a month to buy meds on his own?

Previous festival awards:

  • Audience Award – Frameline 40 
  • Audience Award – 2016 Ashland Independent Film Festival,
  • Audience Award – 2016 Twist Seattle LGBT Film Festival,
  • Audience Award & Best Narrative Feature – 2016 Reel Pride,
  • Jury Award Best Feature – 2016 Roze Flmdagen,
  • Discovery Award – 2016 Calgary Internation Film Festival,
  • Best Director – 2016 Orlando Film Festival,
  • Special Jury Price for Acting (Robin Weigert) – 2016 Florida Film Festival