SKYY VODKA and Chicago’s REELING Gay Lesbian Film Festival

The  28th REELING Gay Lesbian Film Festival   in  Chicago is off and running this week! The opening night film and Gala were a blast! And many shows and Galas are starting to sell out!

IMPORTANT UPDATE about the FISH OUT OF WATER AFTER-PARTY – Sunday  November 8th!!    Due to the overwhelming demand for Fish Out of Water After-Party tickets, the party has moved to a bigger space and changed the venue to Skybar, 2242 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets previously sold out online for this event, HOWEVER, they are  now releasing additional after-party tickets. Snag them while they’re still available! (Note: Film-Only Fish Out of Water tickets remain available for purchase, as well.)

Reeling will close on a high note on Sunday, November 15th at Music Box Theatre with the 7:30 pm Closing Night screening of Oy Vey! My Son is Gay!!, featuring a star-studded cast that includes, among others, Lainie Kazan (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), Jai Rodriquez (Queer Eye for the Straight Guy), Vincent Pastore (The Sopranos), comedian Bruce Vilanch, and Carmen Electra!!!

Director Evgeny Afineevsky and Jai Rodriquez are scheduled to appear at the screening and after-party, which will take place at Architectural Artifacts. (4325 N. Ravenswood).


SKYY  VODKA  is  a  proud sponsor of this years  REELING   Gay/Lesbian Festival. And they have created a special drink which will be available at the Gala’s and you can also make it at home, of course.

Here’s  the  recipe –

The Reeling Passion

2 oz SKYY Infusions Passion Fruit
2 Lemon Quarters
1 oz Simple Syrup
Muddle the lemon quarters with the simple syrup until all the juice is extracted out of the fruit. 
Add the SKYY Infusions Passion Fruit and top with ice. 
Shake vigorously and strain into a chilled rocks glass. Garnish with lemon twist.

See you at the movies this week!


REELING FESTIVAL tickets and information