Forget that old gay adage “So many men, so little time.” Starting Thursday it’s all about binging on as many movies as possible in eleven days (July 11-21) at Outfest, arguably the globe’s most prestigious LGBT film festival. As always, part of the appeal of events like this is discovering new talent and this year should prove no exception. For more in-depth information on some of the key films on the circuit, read our feature here. For screening dates and times of films, visit Outfest.org. Then feast your eyes on some of the sexy standouts among this year’s lineup below.
Actors to watch: Hanno Koffler, Max Riemelt
The Happy Sad
Actors to watch: Leroy McClain and Charlie Barnett
The Last Match
Actors to watch: Milton Garcia & Reinier Diaz
Out in the Dark
Actors to watch: Michael Aloni and Nicholas Jacob
Actors to watch: Bill Heck, Marcus DeAnda
Actors to watch: Kyle Wigent, Adam Fane
The Go Doc Project
Actors to watch: Matthew Camp, Tanner Cohen
Actors to watch: Scott Marlowe, Matthew Risch
Beyond The Walls
Actors to watch: Guillaume Gouix, Matila Malliarakis
Hot Guys With Guns
Actors to watch: Brian McArdle, Trey McCurley
Interior. Leather Bar.
Actors to watch: Maybe you’ve heard of this gay-friendly guy, James Franco? His longtime friend and sometime costar Val Lauren (above right) is an explosive talent worth keeping an eye on.