Sunday, September 13, 2015

The Movies of the Reel Pride Board Members

In this series of interviews, Gay Central Valley highlights the Board of Directors of the Fresno Reel Pride Film Festival and the movies that move them...

The 26th Reel Pride Film Festival starts on Wednesday, September 16th and runs through Sunday, September 20th. 

Click HERE for all the details...

Board Member - Haley White



Haley is the Programmer for this year's Reel Pride Film Festival. It is her first year with the festival... 

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE FILM GENRE?

My favorite film genre is anything but horror films.

WHAT IS THE FIRST FILM YOU REMEMBER SEEING AS A CHILD?

I remember watching (the original Hayley Mills) Parent Trap on repeat and driving my parents absolutely crazy. They would take me and my sister to the movie store and try anything to get us to pick something. "This one also has Hayley Mills!" "This one also involves a trap of some sort!" But it was the only movie I would ever let them pick. I still have entire sections of it memorized and quote it in my everyday life.

WHAT WAS THE FIRST FILM YOU SAW MORE THAN ONCE?

No joke, I've seen (the original Hayley Mills) Parent Trap two billion four hundred seventy six thousand and two times. I've seen the Lindsay Lohan version 0.5 times.

WHAT MOVIES DO YOU WATCH WHEN YOU’RE NESTING AT HOME?

These days, I'm more into binge-watching online television shows than watching movies: Orange is the New Black. Transparent. Kimmy Schmidt. House of Cards. Arrested Development. Anything where I can get the episodes all at once.

WHAT FILM DO YOU MOST OFTEN RECOMMEND TO FRIENDS?

I feel like it would be a real missed opportunity if I didn't say (the original Hayley Mills) Parent Trap here.

WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FORWARD TO AT THIS YEAR’S REEL PRIDE FILM FESTIVAL?

I'm looking forward to seeing (and hearing) a Fresno audience watch Addicted to Fresno. I'm looking forward to getting audience feedback about the programming this year. Looking forward to meeting more great people in the LGBTQ community here in the Valley. Really looking forward to taking a nap on Monday the 21st.

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