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Outfest Announces Appointment of Kristin Pepe as Director of Programming

Kim Yutani Named Artistic Director 

Kristin Pepe
Kristin Pepe

PARK CITY, UTAH (January 20, 2013) – OUTFEST, the world’s leading organization that promotes equality by creating, sharing and protecting LGBT stories on the screen, announced today at the 17th annual Outfest Queer Brunch that Kristin Pepe (KP) has been named Director of Programming of the organization. She will oversee all of the programs of Outfest to include: Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival, Outfest Fusion LGBT People of Color Film Festival, Outfest UCLA Legacy Project and Outfest Forward, as well as NewFest in New York.

Pepe succeeds Kim Yutani, who has been named the Outfest Los Angeles Artistic Director and is a Sundance Film Festival Programmer. In addition to Pepe and Yutani, the Outfest programming team consists of Senior Programmer Alonso Duralde, Outfest Fusion Programmer Jennifer DeClue and Outfest Forward Coordinator Shari Greicar. The 10th anniversary of Outfest Fusion will be held March 22-23, 2013 and Outfest Los Angeles runs July 11-21, 2013. Read more