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.
Outfest, where LA’s affluent gay elite pay to see movies that none of us will ever see or want to see, just so they can stand bask in their gay elitism at after parties while talking about movies that none of us will see or want to see.
OPINION: The Go Doc Project looks like a great story but unnecessarily melodramatic (and maybe it’s because it’s taken from a ‘non-stripper’ point of view… I guess), but I can’t wait to see it. also Beyond The Walls looks heart wrenching and beautiful… Like Weekend beautiful.
I’m sorry the cool kids won’t include you. Maybe your cousin will take you to prom.
Will any of the movies include a 15min sex scene like Blue is the warmest colour? 😛
@Spike: What the hell does that mean, “none of us will ever see or want to see”? How can you know this? Do you have a crystal ball, are you a mind reader? If you’re not interested in the festival, or the films, that’s fine. But how can you make such a broad, sweeping and stupid statement? Do you realize that if one- ONE! – person who didn’t attend the festival sees or wants to see one of the films shown, then your entire moronic premise is invalidated?
It also interests me that you claim no interest in or connection to the festival, dismissing it as the territory of gay “elites,” yet you feel strongly enough to make this angry, clenched-fist statement. If you don’t care, why the ax to grind?
And if you’re on the other coast, you can see many of these films at QFest in Philadelphia this month. (Or you can pout about our festival, too. We don’t care.)
I want to see The Happy Sad.
I wish gay US filmmakers would make films about people over the age of 30, though. What about middle-aged and older gay people? There are quite a few out there.
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