17 Reasons Why We Can't Wait to See a Bunch of Lesbian Movies at Outfest 2014

17 Reasons Why We Can't Wait to See a Bunch of Lesbian Movies at Outfest 2014

Outfest, Los Angeles’ premiere LGBT film festival, kicks off its 32nd year this Thursday, and if you’re looking for queer women to be represented on the big screen, Outfest is where you’ll find plenty of high comedy and drama for the girls!

Thursday’s opening gala features the lesbian themed Life Partners for starters, and All-Girl Friday at the Directors Guild of America on July 18, showing four lesbian-themed features and a Girls Shorts program, and serving cocktails on the patio, will be the lesbian cinephile reunion of the year!

Here are the women’s films screening at Outfest this year, and even if you’re not in the LA area these are the queer women’s films to keep an eye on in the coming year at a festival near you. 

Theaters: 

DGA: Directors Guild of America7920 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, 90046

Ford: John Anson Ford Amphitheatre2580 Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood, 90068

Harmony Gold Theatre7655 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, 90046

REDCAT: Roy and Edna Disney/Calarts Theatre at Walt Disney Concert Hall631 W. 2nd St., Downtown Los Angeles, 90012

Orpheum Theatre842 S. Broadway, Downtown Los Angeles, 90014

July 10

Life Partners

Screening 8 p.m. Orpheum - Opening Night Gala 

Story: Leighton Meester and Gillian Jacobs star as best friends who try internet dating. Meester's Sasha is a lesbian warding off advances from an unhinged Trace (Kate McKinnon) while Paige meets a likable nerdy guy. Gabby Sidibe and Abby Elliott costar. 

 

July 11

BFFS 

Screening: 7 p.m. Harmony Gold 

Story: Rather than waste a pre-paid weekend to a couples’ retreat best friends Kat and Samantha decide to hit up the touchy-feely resort together. Once they’ve endured the “Closer to Closeness” seminar together they begin to wonder if they don’t have other feelings. Think Faking It for adults! 

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