Seven different programs are on tap for Outfest’s fifth 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 two different venues:
- Directors Guild of America (DGA) theatre (7920 Sunset Blvd. at Fairfax Avenue)
- Harmony Gold theater (7655 Sunset Blvd. at Stanley Avenue)
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 being screened is available on the Outfest website, but below is a quick rundown of some of the best playing today:
United in Anger: A History of ACT-UP – documentary about the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power which staged protests that helped force the U.S. government to deal with the AIDS crisis (5 p.m., DGA 2).
Keep the Lights On – drama about the highs and lows of a couple (one out, one closeted) that first meets through a one-night stand (7 p.m., DGA 1).
I Stand Corrected – documentary about a respected bass player who transitioned to a female, a decision that put her career as a jazz musician in jeopardy (7 p.m. Harmony Gold).
Joshua Tree, 1951: A Portrait of James Dean – drama depicting actor James Dean’s life and love affairs before his star began to rise in Hollywood (9:45 p.m., DGA 1).