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"...I hope you'll be kind enough to forgive my recent silence on the subject of Outfest. I've been processing...."
"...When super-friend and UT Film grad Kerthy Fix invited me to join her at Outfest, Los Angeles’ fine queer film extravaganza, for screenings of two of her docs, I naturally jumped at the chance. When I saw that the festival was premiering Kyle Henry’s Fourplay: San Francisco, things started to get ridiculously exciting...."
"...My Outfest 2010 adventure officially began with the seemingly routine registration and retrieval of badges, accompanied by the mini-devastation of not receiving a swag bag. Denied my due as a freeloading – oh, let’s just go with “journalist” (who was also double-freeloading on aforementioned hotel tab) – I could only console myself by art-directing the swaggery of pal/director Kerthy Fix, who is showing her docs Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields and Le Tigre: On Tour at the fest, and shooting it like it was a rock star...."
"..."Fourplay: San Francisco" debuted earlier this month to two packed screenings at Los Angeles' Outfest 2010 and was simultaneously made available at IndiePix...."
"...Whether because of its improvements or coherence as a festival, aGLIFF now stands at a point where its concerns mirror those of the big three festivals. Chief among those, according to Shannon Kelley, the programmer of Outfest: The Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, is "the sort of mainstreaming of gay culture and of gay films, which is a double-edged sword..."
"...Joel Pena, Pedazos Outfest..."
"...Slash Clay Liford (Austin) Edinburgh International Film Festival & Outfest Film Festival..."
"...Meet Up for LGBTQ Filmmakers – An official SXSW meetup, this one is designed and inclined to help queer movie makers get to know one another and also get to know OutFest. 5pm, JW Marriott, Film Badge, Interactive Badge, Gold Badge, Platinum Badge...."
"...I Was a Teenage Girl Augustine Frizzell (Dallas) Outfest Film Festival..."
"...Orlando has a new family friendly (less cruisy) LGBTQ week-long event called Outfest...."
"...FOURPLAY AT POLARI Come see what Sundance, Cannes, Outfest, and Frameline already know about our local brilliance in the form of Kyle Henry, Paul Soileau, and more. Fri., Oct..."
"...Other aGLIFF 2012 standouts: Opening Night Film Cloudburst, a road movie starring Olympia Dukakis and Brenda Fricker as two nursing-home lovers who head to Canada to marry; Closing Night Film My Brother the Devil, about homophobia in London's Arab community (it won the Grand Jury Award at the 2012 L.A. Outfest); Documentary Spotlight Call Me Kuchu, about the fight for LGBT rights in Uganda; and special appearances by queer-cinema pioneer Cheryl Dunye (The Watermelon Woman) and singer-songwriter/performance artist Justin Vivian Bond (aka Kiki of Kiki & Herb)...."
"...In addition to Fourplay, they include: Opening Night Film Cloudburst, a road movie starring Olympia Dukakis and Brenda Fricker as two nursing home lovers who head to Canada to marry; Closing Night Film My Brother the Devil, about homophobia in London’s Arab community (it won the Grand Jury Award at the 2012 L.A. Outfest); and Documentary Spotlight Call Me Kuchu, about the fight for LGBT rights in Uganda...."
"...But Tan is still making movies as well – the script for his next feature, Pit Stop, was accepted into the 2009 Outfest Screenwriting Lab, where it was whipped into fighting shape by Hollywood writers like Guinevere Turner (American Psycho) and Brian Dannelly (Saved!). Tan says he hopes to start shooting in Texas in May..."
"...AC: At the Outfest film festival in L.A., you introduced a screening of Hustler White and talked about how the film influenced your aesthetic. Your Men shows have an kind of art-school look, really, with painted backgrounds and costumes, and such..."
"...I'm volunteering in the programming group (taking the attitude that getting involved is better than complaining). At the first meeting, Jake Gonzalez, the programming director for the festival, told us that aGLIFF's new mission is to make the festival one of the top-three LGBT festivals in the country – with Frameline in San Francisco and Outfest in L.A..."
"...UpcomingRed Doors (Lightyear Video, $19.98): Georgia Lee's likable first feature about a multigenerational Chinese-American family snagged awards at the Tribeca Film Festival and L.A. Outfest...."