New LGBT Film Festival brings sitcom actress to the tri-state | Arts & Culture
OVER-THE-RHINE, OH (FOX19) - Meredith Baxter, Narrator for the festival selected film "Raid of the Rainbow Lounge" will be making her way to Cincinnati on July 21 to be a part of the inaugural CNKY Scene Film Festival at the Know Theatre of Cincinnati
In film, television and on stage, Meredith Baxter is noted for her accessible portrayals of intelligent, independent women who struggle with the challenges before them. Baxter achieved success early in her career with a string of hit television series including "Bridget Loves Bernie," the critically acclaimed drama "Family", and most notably, the long running and extremely popular "Family Ties." Meredith made a seamless transition to drama after seven years as one of America's favorite sitcom stars and quickly became one of the most sought actors for television movies.
"Raid of the Rainbow Lounge" is a documentary on the police raid of a Fort Worth, Texas LGBT bar in 2009.
The CNKY Scene Film Festival, part of Know Theatre's Jackson Street Project takes place July 19-22 and will include LGBT themed films from around the world. Jonathan D. Lovitz from the hit Logo TV shows "Setup Squad" and "1 girl 5 gays" will be a special guest along with singer/songwriter Jeremiah Clark.
For tickets and more information visit their website at www.cnkyfilmfestival.com.