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DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 6

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2022 OUTFEST LOS ANGELES LGBTQ+ FILM FESTIVAL

JULY 14 - 24, 2022

Outfest is celebrating its 40th anniversary and the Outfest LA LGBTQ+ Film Festival is back in person and online! Get ready for 11 days of LGBTQ+ films, television, special events, parties, and more. Outfest LA is excited to be back at the Directors Guild of America in West Hollywood and various venues across Los Angeles - including the festival favorite outdoor venue, The Ford!
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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

The OutMuseum

Reframing history for a Queerer future.

 

The first LGBTQ+ arts and media virtual museum of its kind – available free to the public