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This year's festival is virtual, hosted on OutFest Now, but it still includes an extensive selection of films. 70% of these are directed by women, trans people or people of colour, reflecting the festival directors' commitment to showcasing a wide diversity of stories.
The festival runs from 20 to 30 August.
View Films by Strand:
- Documentary Features
- Drive-In Exclusives
- International Narratives
- US Narratives
View previous years coverage of the Outfest Los Angeles festival:
OutfestLA Latest Reviews
A queer, coming of age drama set in Rochester, NY about an anxious teen girl who is manipulated into a romantic encounter with her best friend during the funeral service of their former Hebrew school classmate.
A young man is forced to face past traumas when he embarks on a new relationship.
Mo, a practising Muslim living in West Hollywood, is learning to navigate life post heartbreak. Enter Kal, an All-American guy who surprises Mo by offering to break fast with him during the holy month of Ramadan.
Past mistakes haunt the present and threaten a new love affair between an older woman and her patient.
Eight self-described leather dykes discuss queer politics, power and self-determination.
Two teenage boys from opposite side of the tracks meet at the swings each week to escape their dysfunctional homes.
Troy and his young transgender son Joe are on the run from his conservative mother in the Montana wilderness, with a detective in hot pursuit.
A faux biopic that charts the roller coaster rise to power of famed Canadian Prime Minister, William Lyon Mackenzie King.
A gay couple fight for the right to look after a Down's Syndrome teenager.
Outfest Los Angeles Features
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
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French Film Festival
UK wide celebration of Gallic film
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The 15th edition includes digital screenings.