Outfest Los Angeles 2019

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Brief Story From The Green Planet Brief Story From The Green Planet
Brief Story From The Green Planet and Good Kisser
An Almost Ordinary Summer (Country: Italy; Year: 2019; Director: Simone Godano; Stars: Alessandro Gassmann, Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Filippo Scicchitano, Jamine Trinca)
Unbeknownst to their respective families, wealthy Tony is engaged to marry blue-collar Carlo. When these grandfathers set up a seaside vacation for their families to learn about their betrothal, sparks fly on both sides.
Brief Story From The Green Planet (Country: Argentina, Germany, Brazil, Spain; Year: 2019; Director: Santiago Loza; Writer: Santiago Loza)
When Tania finds out that her grandma has spent her final years in the caring company of a cute purple alien, she embarks on a journey through small-town Argentina with two close friends to deliver the creature back to its origins.
Carmen And Lola (Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Arantxa Echevarria; Writer: Arantxa Echevarria; Stars: Moreno Borja, Rafaela León, Zaira Morales, Rosy Rodriguez, Carolina Yuste, Moreno Borja, Rafaela León, Zaira Morales, Rosy Rodriguez, Carolina Yuste)
Cubby (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Mark Blane, Ben Mankoff; Writer: Mark Blane, Ben Mankoff; Stars: Mark Blane, Patricia Richardson, Jeanine Serralles, Peter Y. Kim, Lucy DeVito, Joseph Seuffert, Matthew Shear)
Resorting to babysitting for an elite Brooklyn family, an awkward young man discovers hope and self-discipline through his friendship with a lonely six-year-old, and the adult superhero Leather-Man who is conjured from a psychedelic cupcake.
The Daughters Of Fire (Las Hijas Del Fuego) (Country: Argentina; Year: 2018; Director: Albertina Carri; Stars: Disturbia Rocío, Mijal Katzowicz, Violeta Valiente, Rana Rzonscinsky, Canela M., Ivanna Colonna Olsen, Mar Morales, Carla Morales Ríos, Cristina Banegas, Érica Rivas)
Three women meet by chance at the end of the world and set out on a polyamorous journey which will change them to the extent of returning them to their native city as different people.
From Zero To I Love You From Zero To I Love You
From Zero To I Love You and José
A Dog Barking At The Moon (Country: China, Spain; Year: 2019; Director: Lisa Zi Xiang; Writer: Lisa Zi Xiang; Stars: Naren Hua, Nan Ji, Naren Hua, Nan Ji)
A Chinese family saga, told in different periods of time, commencing with the wife’s discovery of her husband’s homosexuality.
End Of The Century (Country: Argentina; Year: 2019; Director: Lucio Castro)
An Argentinian man from New York and a Spanish man from Berlin hook up by chance while in Barcelona. What seems like a one-night encounter between two strangers becomes an epic, decades-spanning relationship.
Fireflies (Luciernagas) (Country: 2018; Year: 2019; Director: Bani Khoshnoudi; Stars: Arash Marandi, Edwarda Gurrola, Eligio Meléndez, Luis Alberti)
An Iranian refugee stranded in Veracruz begins to connect with a construction worker.
From Zero To I Love You (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Doug Spearman; Writer: Doug Spearman; Stars: Darryl Stephens, Scott Bailey, Keili Lefkovitz)
When Peter bumps into handsome businessman Jack in a gay bar, they begin a passionate relationship, in spite of Jack being married. Peter keeps ending up with married men and realises that if his life is ever going to get better, something needs to change.
The Garden Left Behind (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Flavio Alves; Writer: Flavio Alves, John Rotondo; Stars: Michael Madsen, Edward Asner, Carlie Guevara)
A story about the relationship between a young trans woman and her grandmother as they navigate transition and struggle to build a life for themselves as undocumented immigrants in New York City.
The Shiny Shrimps The Shiny Shrimps
The Shiny Shrimps and Cubby
Good Kisser (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Wendy Jo Carlton; Writer: Wendy Jo Carlton; Stars: Rachel Paulson, Kari Alison Hodge, Julia Eringer, Courtney McCullough, Carter Rodriquez)
The different expectations brought to a threesome by each half of a couple and the woman they meet lead to unexpected problems.
The Ground Beneath My Feet (Der Boden unter den Füssen) (Country: Austria; Year: 2019; Director: Marie Kreutzer; Writer: Marie Kreutzer; Stars: Valerie Pachner, Pia Hierzegger, Mavie Hörbiger, Michelle Barthel, Marc Benjamin, Dominic Marcus Singer, Meo Wulf, Axel Sichrovsky, Bernd Birkhahn, Axel Wandtke, Martina Eitner-Acheampong, Susann Uplegger, Lilly Marie Tschörtner, Florian Reiners, Regina Fritsch)
A high-powered business consultant finds her life starting to unravel after her older sister, who has a mental illness, comes back into her life.
José (Country: Guatemala, US; Year: 2018; Director: Li Cheng; Writer: Li Cheng, George F. Roberson; Stars: Enrique Salanic, Manolo Herrera, Ana Cecilia Mota, Jhakelyn Waleska Gonzalez Gonzalez, Esteban Lopez Ramirez, Cesar Lorenzo Yojcom Candido, Juan Andres Molina Cardona, Alba Irene Lemus, Carlos Humberto Fuentes Maldonado, Jennifer Cecilia Amoia Mota, Evelyn Celinda Bautista Torres, Jashua Belvino Argueta Mejia, Valeria Maribel Xutuc Reyes, Mytian Ticas, Rony Andres Saavedra)
A working class gay young man faces tough choices after he falls for a builder.
Jules Of Light And Dark (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Daniel Laabs; Stars: Betsy Holt, Robert Longstreet, Tallie Medel)
Girlfriends Maya and Jules total their car after a night of backwoods raving. They’re rescued from the wreckage by Freddy, a divorced oil worker whose stoic facade crumbles as he begins to confront his repressed desires through conversations with Maya.
Label Me (Year: 2019; Director: Kai Kreuser; Writer: Kai Kreuser; Stars: Nikolaus Benda, Renato Schuch)
A Syrian gay-for-pay hustler seeking asylum in Cologne meets his match in Lars: a kind, affluent professional.
The Garden Left Behind The Garden Left Behind
The Garden Left Behind and Tremors
Mother's Little Helpers (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Kestrin Pantera; Stars: Breeda Wool, Cool Benson, David Giuntoli, Kestrin Pantera, Melanie Hutsell, Mike Rose, Milana Vayntrub, Sam Littlefield)
A photographer's adult children gather around her bed during the last hours of her life.
Riot Girls (Country: Canada; Year: 2019; Director: Jovanka Vuckovic; Writer: Katherine Collins; Stars: Madison Iseman, Paloma Kwiatkowski, Munro Chambers, Carson MacCormac, Atticus Mitchell, Jenny Raven, Jordana Blake)
In an alternate 1995, a mysterious disease has wiped out all of the adults. In this new age, two gangs are pitted against each other in a brutal war for territory, resources and survival.
Saint Frances (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Alex Thompson; Writer: Kelly O'Sullivan; Stars: Kelly O'Sullivan, Jim True-Frost, Francis Guinan, Mary Beth Fisher)
After an accidental pregnancy turned abortion, a deadbeat nanny finds an unlikely friendship with the six-year old she's charged with protecting
Second Star On The Right (Segunda Estrella A La Derecha) (Year: 2019; Director: Ruth Caudeli; Writer: Ruth Caudeli, Silvia Varón; Stars: Silvia Varón, Ximena Rodríguez, Alejandra Lara, Tatiana Rentería, Diana Wiswell, Andrés Jiménez, Lorena Castellanos, Justin Vahala Gina Medina)
Unexpected unemployment and a friend's wedding force a thirtysomething woman to confront her dissatisfaction with her life.
Sell By (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Mike Doyle; Writer: Mike Doyle; Stars: Michelle Buteau, Scott Evans, Augustus Prew, Zoe Chao, Colin Donnell, Patricia Clarkson, John Doman)
A couple find their relationship coming under strain while dealing with career issues and the tangled lives of their friends.
A Dog Barking At The Moon A Dog Barking At The Moon
A Dog Barking At The Moon and Second Star On The Right
Sequin In A Blue Room (Country: Australia; Year: 2019; Director: Samuel Van Grinsven; Stars: Anthony Brandon Wong, Conor Leach, Jeremy Lindsay Taylor, Samuel Barrie)
When a teenager's thrill-seeking leads to a memorable encounter at an anonymous sex party, he resolves to track down the mystery guy — even if he has to rely on a menacing former hookup to help him.
The Shiny Shrimps (Les Crevettes Pailletes) (Country: France; Year: 2019; Director: Cédric le Gallo, Maxime Govare; Writer: Romain Choay, Maxime Govare, Cédric Le Gallo; Stars: Alban Lenoir, David Baiot, Felix Martinez, Geofrey Couët, Michaël Abiteboul, Nicolas Gob, Pierre Samuel, Roland Menou, Romain Brau, Romain Lancry)
When a champion Olympic swimmer utters a homophobic slur on national television, he is forced to become the reluctant coach of the Shiny Shrimps, a flamboyant and outrageous water polo team in training for the Gay Games in Croatia.
To The Stars (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Martha Stephens; Writer: Shannon Bradley-Colleary; Stars: Kara Hayward, Malin Akerman, Shea Whigham, Jordana Spiro, Liana Liberato, Madisen Beaty, Adelaide Clemens, Tony Hale, Lucas Jade Zumann, J.D. Evermore, Natalie Canerday, Tina Parker, Farah White, Quinn Gasaway, Sophi Bairley)
Under small town scrutiny, a withdrawn farmer’s daughter forges an intimate friendship with a worldly but reckless new girl in 1960s Oklahoma.
Tremors (Temblores) (Country: Guatemala, France, Luxembourg; Year: 2019; Director: Jayro Bustamante; Writer: Jayro Bustamante; Stars: Juan Pablo Olyslager, Mauricio Armas, Diane Bathen, María Telón, Pedro Javier Silva Lira)
The coming out of an evangelical father shatters his family, his community and uncovers a profoundly repressive society.
Tu Me Manques (Country: Bolivia, US; Year: 2019; Director: Rodrigo Bello; Writer: Rodrigo Bello; Stars: Fernando Barbosa, Oscar Martinez, Rossy de Palma)
Following his son Gabriel’s death, Jorge travels from conservative Bolivia to New York City to confront Gabriel’s boyfriend Sebastian. While the two battle over Jorge’s inability to accept his son, Sebastian channels his grief into a bold new play in honour of his lost love.
Sell By Sell By
Sell By and Tu Me Manques
Vita & Virginia (Country: Ireland, UK; Year: 2018; Director: Chanya Button; Stars: Elizabeth Debicki, Gemma Arterton)
A dramatisation of the romance between Virginia Woolf and Baroness Vita Sackville-West .

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