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Outfest 2020 Is Here, Complete With a Drive-In

Outfest 2020 Is Here, Complete With a Drive-In

By Alysia Gray Painter • Published August 20, 2020 As for the many excellent films set to screen virtually? Actor Scott Turner Schofield’s “Becoming a Man in 127 EASY Steps,” based on the performer’s acclaimed stage show, will be available to view…

Outfest Announces 2020 Winners and Surprise ‘Encore Week’

Outfest Announces 2020 Winners and Surprise ‘Encore Week’

BY DANIEL REYNOLDS AUGUST 31 2020  The films of Encore Week include Cicada, Two of Us (Deux), Gossamer Folds, Minyan, Tahara, The Obituary of Tunde Johnson, Keyboard Fantasies: The Beverly Glenn-Copeland Story, The Carnivores, Dry Wind, No Hard Feelings, Shiva Baby, Alice Junior, Cured, Becoming a Man in 127 Easy Steps, Ask Any Buddy, Your Mother’s Comfort, and Lily Tomlin:…

LGBTQ Film Festival Outfest Kicks Off Virtual Edition

LGBTQ Film Festival Outfest Kicks Off Virtual Edition

by Mark Malkin August 20, 2020 Highlights of the festival include: Emmy-nominated actor Scott Turner Schofield will premiere his film version of his one-man show “Becoming a Man in 127 Easy Steps,” in which viewers can interactively choose which of Schofield’s…

Outfest Sets Lineup for Virtual Film Festival With Malibu Drive-in Events

Outfest Sets Lineup for Virtual Film Festival With Malibu Drive-in Events

9:00 AM PDT 8/10/2020 by Chris Gardner Other notable screenings include Three Chords and a Lie about gay country music artist Brandon Stansell’s return to his conservative hometown, which will be presented with a drive-in concert; and the world premiere of Emmy-nominated actor Scott…

Outfest 2020: Full Lineup Announced

Outfest 2020: Full Lineup Announced

 AUGUST 10, 2020 ADAM PATTERSON LA’s Outfest LGBTQ film festival have announced the lineup for their 2020 edition, which, like many film festivals this year, will be presented online. 160 titles will be screening virtually over ten days from August…

Nate Hood’s Quarantine Qapsule #22 Becoming a Man in 127 Easy Steps: But What About the Children [2020] ★★★½ Tribeca 2020

by Nate Hood Unseen Films Monday, April 27, 2020 Combined, these shorts create an empathetic experience that leaves us eager for more. Hopefully James and Schofield will continue to make more of these vignettes available. http://www.unseenfilms.net/2020/04/nate-hoods-quarantine-qapsule-22.html

“Minari,” “Boys State” Win Top Jury Honors At Sundance Fest

SUNDAY, FEB. 2, 2020 The Sundance Institute | Amazon Studios Producers Award for Documentary Features went to Diane Becker and Melanie Miller of Fishbowl Films, for Whirlybird. Read the rest –https://www.shootonline.com/news/minari-boys-state-win-top-jury-honors-sundance-fest

‘Minari’ wins top awards at the Sundance Film Festival, as women sweep directing prizes

By MARK OLSEN, JEN YAMATO FEB. 1, 2020 6:05 PM This year’s 28 prizes were awarded to 25 films from filmmakers representing a wide range of nationalities and backgrounds. Twelve (48%) of the winning films were directed by at least one woman, ten…

Sundance Winners: ‘Minari’ and ‘Boys State’ Take Top Honors

PETER DEBRUGE  Also previously announced, the Sundance Institute/Amazon Studios Producers Awards went to Diane Becker and Melanie Miller (producers of “Whirlybird”). Sundance Institute/Amazon Studios Producers Award for Documentary Features: Diane Becker & Melanie Miller of Fishbowl Films, “Whirlybird” Read the rest…

Two graduate alumni screen their documentaries at Sundance Film Festival

JANUARY 28, 2020 Mira Zimet  Matt Yoka was at a professional camera store when he heard the news that his documentary, Whirlybird had also been accepted. “I remember the sales guys couldn’t be bothered with my questions — and then I got a call…

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