Eight programs are on tap for Outfest’s eighth day. The annual gay and lesbian film festival is keeping movie-lovers busy catching up with the latest offerings of documentaries, drama, comedies and shorts.
Today’s programs are being held at three different venues:
- Directors Guild of America (DGA) theatre (7920 Sunset Blvd. at Hayworth Avenue)
- John Anson Ford Amphitheatre (2580 Cahuenga Blvd.)
- REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theatre) at the Disney Concert Hall (631 W. 2nd Street) in downtown Los Angeles.
Same day tickets can be purchased at the venue box office one hour prior to screening time. Advance tickets for screenings happening later in the festival can be purchased in the DGA lobby.
A complete directory of the films offered is available on the Outfest website, but below is a quick rundown of some of the best playing today:
Mosquita y Mari – romantic drama about a 15-year-old girl who finds herself drawn to another young girl (7 p.m., DGA 1).
Hairspray: The Sing-Along – 2007 musical about a dance show taped in 1960s Baltimore, done is sing-along-style (8:30 p.m., Ford Amphitheatre).
North Sea Texas – Belgian coming-of-age drama about a young teen who is heartbroken when the boy he’s been fooling around with takes up with a girl (9:45 p.m., DGA 1).
LA Plays Itself – 1972 avant-garde gay porn film, the only gay porn film acquired by the Museum of Modern Art’s permanent collection (9:45 p.m., REDCAT).