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FilmOut San Diego film festival 2014

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fimlout1Announcing 3 parties and 25 films with LGBT aspects over 3 days at the North Park Birch Theatre. The theater is at 2891 University Avenue, San Diego, 92104. Tickets are $10 to $25 per show, and tickets for the opening night movie, “Boy Meets Girl” include admission to the opening night party.

Here’s a rundown of some of the films:

Boy Meets Girl (2014, USA, 95 minutes, Director: Eric Schaeffer): A modern comedy concerning being gay and trans in Kentucky. Michael Welch from the “Twilight” movies is Robby, Michelle Hendley plays Ricky, his best friend and a beautiful trans person. Francesca, played by Alexandra Turshen, arrives in town to complicate and stimulate both their lives.

Beyond The Mirror’s Gaze (2013, Canada, 4 minutes, animated, Director: Iris Moore): A mind-blowing, gender-bending cartoon involving the swapping of sexual roles and equipment.

Playing It Straight (2013, USA, 20 minutes, Director: Michael Kenney): A farce that starts in the aftermath of a bachelor party. Everything that can go askew does on one man’s journey to his wedding and marriage.

Lilting (2014, United Kingdom,91 minutes, Director: Hong Khaou): In this official selection of the Sundance, Berlin and London film festivals, the sad tale is told of a Chinese Cambodian mother, played by Pei-pei Cheng, who is in mourning over her son’s dying. Her son was a gay man still in the closet. His partner, portrayed by Ben Whishaw, whom she thought was a platonic friend, comes to visit. With neither speaking the other’s language (on several levels) they manage to communicate and remember the love they feel for the one who has passed.filmout2

Show Schedule

Friday, May 30th

7:30pm Boy Meets Girl (2014)

Saturday, May 31st

11:00am Lilting (2014)
1:00pm Girltrash: All Night Long (2013)
3:00pm Gerontophilia (2013)
5:00pm Waiting In The Wings: The Musical (2014)
7:30pm The 10 Year Plan (2014)
10:00pm Folsom Forever (2014)

Sunday, June 1st

11:00am Boys (2014)
12:45pm Tru Love (2014)
3:00pm Floating Skyscrapers (2013)
5:00pm Such Good People (2014)
7:00pm John Apple Jack (2013)

filmout3Party Locations

Friday, May 30, 2014 | 10:00pm-12:00am
Claire de Lune’s Sunset Temple
3911 Kansas St.
San Diego, CA 92104-2910
(619) 795-3630

Sunday, June 1st, 2014 | 9-11pm
West Coast Tavern
2895 University Ave.
San Diego, CA 92104
(619) 295-1688

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