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Official Selections From Outfest To Stream Online

By |2015-07-06T09:00:00-04:00July 6th, 2015|Michigan, News|

Starting July 9, DIRECTV will present Outfest Online, which gives nationwide access to official selections from the Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival — the nation’s leading LGBT film festival. Featuring a special collection of LGBT shorts, documentaries and feature length films from Outfest past and present, Outfest Online will be available for streaming on computers, phones and tablets to coincide with the start of the 2015 festival. Users can download the app or visit www.outfestonline.com to be a part of the festival anytime and from anywhere in the U.S.
“Outfest Los Angeles, which attracts audiences exceeding 40,000 annually, delivers creative, diverse and innovative films,” said Dan Ferguson, senior director of marketing for DIRECTV. “As a proud supporter of the LGBT community, and a sponsor of Outfest Los Angeles festival for the past several years, DIRECTV is excited to take this next step, and help expand the reach of these films beyond traditional festival attendees.”
“The films showcased at Outfest Los Angeles increase LGBT visibility; sharing them strengthens understanding, and in turn, creates meaningful change,” said Christopher Racster, Interim Executive Director for Outfest. “Outfest is an irreplaceable launch pad making sure that our storytellers are supported and with the help of partners such as DIRECTV, assuring that their work reaches around Outfest — the Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization promoting equality by creating, sharing and protecting LGBT stories on the screen — recently announced the complete programming lineup for 2015 being held July 9-19.”
For more information and for a complete listing of films in 2015 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival, log on to www.outfest.org/fest2015 or call 213-480-7065. Films participating in Outfest Online include selections such as “The Heroes of Evil,” “Tomgirl,” “Gideon’s Cross,” “Maybe Next Season,” “The First Date,” “Caged,” “Gay Over,” “The BrocKINGton,” “No Boundaries,” “Tomorrow,” “Noah and Anya,” “Calavera,” “Elise,” and more.
The full lineup of films will be available on www.outfestonline.com on July 9.

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