Outfest Los Angeles 2019

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Adam Adam
Adam and This is Not Berlin
Adam (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Rhys Ernst; Writer: Ariel Schrag; Stars: Nicholas Alexander, India Menuez, Leo Sheng, Chloe Levine, Margaret Qualley)
Awkward teenager Adam arrives to spend his final high school summer with his older sister, who has thrown herself into New York City's lesbian and trans activist scene. Over the summer, Adam and those around him experience love, friendship, and attendant hard truths in this coming-of-age comedy.
Changing The Game (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Michael Barnett; Writer: Michael Barnett, Michelle Mahaffie)
Transgender high school athletes from across the US compete at the top of their fields, while also challenging the boundaries and perceptions of fairness and discrimination.
Straight Up (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: James Sweeney; Stars: Betsy Brandt, James Sweeney, Katie Findlay, Randall Park)
A young man who has always identified as gay but has lots of insecurities around sex decides to try dating women to see if it suits him better.
This is Not Berlin (Country: Mexico; Year: 2019; Director: Hari Sama; Writer: Rodrigo Ordoñez, Hari Sama, Max Zunino; Stars: Xabiani Ponce de León, José Antonio Toledano, Mauro Sánchez Navarro, Klaudia Garcia, Ximena Romo, Américo Hollander, Hari Sama, Marina de Tavira, Lumi Cavazos, Fernando Álvarez Rebeil, Juan Carlos Remolina, Rodrigo Rojo, Luna Balvanera, Sara Manni, Emilio Cuaik)
Seventeen-year-old Carlos doesn't fit in anywhere, not in his family nor with the friends he has chosen in school. But everything changes when he is invited to a mythical nightclub where he discovers the underground nightlife scene: punk, sexual liberty and drugs.
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