The LGBT Film Festival maintains a proud tradition – By Peter Keough

The recent commercial releases might not be so hot, but otherwise, local filmgoers been enjoying an embarrassment of riches. Picking up where the Independent Film Festival of Boston just left off is the Boston Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Film Festival. Now in its 27th year, the festival boasts a program of more than three dozen features and documentaries and numerous shorts from all over the world. It has returned to form as a cinema event that makes a difference.