Queer Lounging verb (kwîr lounjng) 1) to connect through common cause;  2) to move coolly and relax into a homey environment

How to... Lounge

Queer Lounge Park City happening during the Sundance and Slamdance film festivals from January 19-23, 2007 will be located at the Silver King Hotel with daytime hospitality hours and professional mixers. We provide the following signature programs:

Informative panel discussions with queer and queer-friendly filmmakers and other film professionals.
Guests will include filmmakers, talent and crew of queer-interest Festival films. Topics will range from discussions about specific Festival films to issues important to the LGBT community and filmmaking.
The Official Queer Lounge Film Guide
A must-have guide with at-a-glance listings of Festival films of queer-interest distributed to the public
Includes sponsors and Queer Lounge programs and panels
A comfortable setting
A multiple-day, hip lounge atmosphere
Staff familiar with the festival and the host town.
Lounge services
A bank of computers plus a wireless network allow guests to stay connected
Viewing stations allow film professionals to share clips of their movies
Community board for patrons to exchange film information and distribute extra tickets
Press and Marketing services
Central location for press conferences
Press locale for celebrity and filmmaker interviews
Computer bank and wireless network for press to file timely articles. 
Key location for the dissemination of flyers, posters and displays for festival films
Mixers and VIP Parties
Cocktail mixers (open to festival attendees 21 years of age and older). 
Sponsored VIP events (Guest Lists, Red Carpet, VIP Room, Catering, Press Line set-up available)
Top-name musical and comedy acts

One fantastic development at this year's festivities was the introduction of the Queer Lounge... let's face it; this was the most consistently worthwhile place to make a (nearly) daily appearance.—Green Cine Daily

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