Outfest Los Angeles 2023

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1946: The Mistranslation That Shifted Culture 1946: The Mistranslation That Shifted Culture
1946: The Mistranslation That Shifted Culture and Acsexybility
1946: The Mistranslation That Shifted Culture (1946: The Mistranslation That Shifted Culture) (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Sharon Roggio; Writer: Jena Serbu, Jill Woodward; Stars: Kathy Baldock, Ed Oxford)
The mystery of how theology, history, culture, and politics led to a Biblical mistranslation, the man who tried to stop it, and the impassioned academic crusade of the LGBTQIA+ Christian community driven to discover the truth.
Acsexybility (Country: Brazil; Year: 2023; Director: Daniel Gonçalves; Writer: Daniel Gonçalves; Stars: Giovanni Venturini, Lelê Martins, Estela Lapponi, Luca Munhoz, Cida Leite, Amanda Soares, Dudé, Clara Sasse)
A documentary which aims to break open the conversation around sexual life in the disabled community.
Break The Game (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Jane M Wagner; Writer: Jane M Wagner; Stars: Narcissa Wright, Alex Eastly)
Eighteen minutes and ten seconds. That’s how long it took Narcissa Wright to complete The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time in a record-breaking speed run. Over 18,000 viewers tuned in to watch her make history, but after coming out as trans, the subscriber count slowly dwindled down and interview requests stopped. As she struggles to reclaim her digital throne, hope comes in the form of a blossoming romance.
Coming Around (Year: 2023; Director: Sandra Itäinen; Writer: Chelsi Bullard, Sandra Itäinen; Stars: Eman Abdelhadi, Fatten Elkomy)
When a queer PhD student’s relationship with a cis man becomes more serious and she feels internal and external pressure to have an Islamic wedding before they move in together, she worries that her mother will never understand who she really is.
Going To Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Joe Brewster, Michèle Stephenson)
Intimate vérité, archival footage, and visually innovative treatments of poetry take us on a journey through the dreamscape of poet Nikki Giovanni as she reflects on her life and legacy.
Queendom Queendom
Queendom and Going To Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project
Hidden Master: The Legacy Of George Platt Lynes (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Sam Shahid; Writer: Sam Shahid, Matthew Kraus, John MacConnell; Stars: George Platt Lynes)
George Platt Lynes began his career photographing celebrities, and it's those portraits along with his extravagant fashion work that he's best remembered for today. However, George's heart, his passion, and his greatest talent lay elsewhere: in his work with the male nude. This work, sensuous and radically explicit for its time, has only recently begun being fully discovered and appreciated for the revolution that it represents — a man capturing his fantasies as a gift, a window to a future his camera saw coming before anyone else.
It's Only Life After All (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Alexandria Bombach; Stars: Amy Ray, Emily Saliers)
With forty years of making music as the iconic folk rock band Indigo Girls, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers have made their mark as musicians, songwriters, and dedicated activists. This film catches up with them today.
Opponent (Motståndaren) (Country: Sweden; Year: 2023; Director: Milad Alami; Stars: Payman Maadi, Marall Nasiri, Björn Elgerd, Ardalan Esmaili, Arvin Kananian)
Iman, an Iranian, lives with his family in Sweden in an ever-changing succession of refugee hostels. To increase his chances of obtaining residence permits for them all, he resumes his career as a wrestler – and is confronted with the reason he had to flee.
Queendom (Country: France, US; Year: 2023; Director: Agniia Galdanova)
Gena, a queer artist from a small town in Russia, dresses in otherworldly costumes made from junk and tape, and protests the government on the streets of Moscow. Born and raised on the harsh streets of Magadan, a frigid outpost of the Soviet gulag, Gena is only 21. She stages radical performances in public that become a new form of art and activism.
Truth Be Told (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Nneka Onuorah; Stars: Billy Porter, Meagan Good, Cedric The Entertainer, David Mann, Tamela Mann, Kev on Stage)
A documentary about the reckoning between the LGBTQ+ community and the Black church in the US.
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