Outfest Los Angeles 2020

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Ahead Of The Curve (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Jen Rainin, Rivkah Beth Medow; Stars: Franco Stevens, Melissa Etheridge, Jewelle Gomez, Lea Delaria)
With a fist full of credit cards, a lucky run at the horse track, and chutzpah for days, Franco Stevens launched Curve, the best-selling lesbian magazine ever published. Years later, learning that it will fold within the year, she questions the relevance of the magazine in the face of accelerating threats to LGBTQ+ community.
Bloodsisters: Leather, Dykes And Sadomasochism (Country: US; Year: 1995; Director: Michelle Handelman; Writer: Michelle Handelman; Stars: Patrick Califia, Skeeter, Wickie Stamps)
Eight self-described leather dykes discuss queer politics, power and self-determination.
The Capote Tapes (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Ebs Burnough)
Profile of author Truman Capote.
Cured (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Patrick Sammon, Bennett Singer; Writer: Patrick Sammon, Bennett Singer)
A look at the campaign behind the American Psychiatric Association's 1973 decision to remove homosexuality from its list of mental illnesses.
Freedia Got A Gun (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Chris McKim; Stars: Big Freedia)
After losing her brother to gun violence, New Orleans’ queen of bounce Big Freedia uses her national platform to shine a spotlight on gun reform.
House Of Cardin (Country: US, Franc; Year: 2019; Director: P David Ebersole, Todd Hughes; Stars: Pierre Cardin, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Philippe Starck, Sharon Stone, Naomi Campbell, Guo Pei, Jean-Michel Jarre, Alice Cooper, Dionne Warwick, Kenzo Takada, Jenny Shimizu, Hanae Mori, Trina Turk, Yumi Katsura, Rodrigo Basilicati)
Profile of the fashion icon Pierre Cardin.
I Am The Other One (Country: Brazil, UK; Year: 2019; Director: Sílvia Godinho; Writer: Sílvia Godinho)
Luca longs for his lost love; Thalles for a name change; Raul to be a better person. They share one element: they were born as women.
Out Loud (Director: Gail Willumsen)
A documentary (no further details yet available).
PS Burn This Letter Please (P.S. Burn This Letter Please) (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Michael Seligman, Jennifer Tiexiera; Writer: Michael Seligman, Jennifer Tiexiera)
A box found in an abandoned storage unit unearths a time capsule of correspondences from a forgotten era: the underground drag scene in 1950s New York City.
Your Mother's Comfort (Aconchego da tua Mãe) (Country: US, Brazil; Year: 2020; Director: Adam Golub)
With the impending election of an extreme-right wing president in Brazil, trans activist and politician Indianara Siqueira fights to defend the LGBT homeless shelter she founded called CasaNem.

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Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

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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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