PIONEERS
PIONEERS OF QUEER CINEMA

Screening across 12 nights, “Pioneers of Queer Cinema” will spotlight 33 landmark LGBTQ+ works and their makers.

January 22 - March 20

FREE ADMISSION
BILLY WILDER THEATER AT THE HAMMER MUSEUM

WHY OUTFEST

Outfest creates visibility to diverse LGBTQIA+ stories and empowers storytellers, building empathy to drive meaningful social change.

Outfest programs give artists, filmmakers and entertainment professionals the opportunity to discover their voice, provide the pathways to the visibility of their work by all members of the public, and assure that their legacy will live on for generations to come.

EDUCATION

Outfest Forward Education and Mentorship 

Outfest Forward provides the skills, mentorship, and networking opportunities to LGBTQIA+ storytellers and youth underserved in the film industry. 

PRESERVATION

The Outfest UCLA Legacy Project

The Outfest UCLA Legacy Project is the only program in the world exclusively dedicated to preserving and restoring LGBTQIA+ moving images at risk of becoming lost due to deterioration and neglect.

FESTIVALS

Outfest Los Angeles & Outfest Fusion Film Festivals

Outfest festivals showcase world-class content and are the ultimate gathering for LGBTQIA+ storytellers and audiences seeking diversity and fresh content.

STREAMING

Outfest Now Streaming Platform

Outfest Now increases visibility to diverse stories and storytellers by being the only mission-driven LGBTQIA+ streaming platform.