About the film

When the Party Ends is an exciting, short film about a group of GLBTQ friends exploring life, love, and relationships in a world where being in love, can mean risking it all. Set in an upscale nightclub in Sarasota, Florida, When the Party Ends begins as Anthony returns home from New York after being exposed to HIV. As Anthony desperately looks for a sense of safety from his fears, he seeks out his first love, an old boyfriend from high school. When the Party Ends was created and produced by SOURCE PRODUCTIONS, an award-winning film and theatre production company from Sarasota, Florida.

Co-written by Frankie LaPace and KT Curran, When the Party Ends was based on true stories taken from numerous focus groups conducted with the GLBTQ communities in New York City, Sarasota, Florida, New Orleans, and Los Angeles. This film was written with the help and guidance of a valued group of creative producers, Eduardo Anaya, Zara Barrie, Joshua Beadle, Eric Fanuelsen, Jeff Gissinger, and Matt Yauslin. The film was created in association with Community AIDS Network in Sarasota, Florida, along with support from Our Sarasota Fund and the McCauley-Brown Fund from the Community Foundation of Sarasota, Florida.





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