Out on Film festival opens Sept. 29

The documentary 'Strike A Pose' will open this year's Out on Film festival.
The documentary ‘Strike A Pose’ will open this year’s Out on Film festival.

The 29th annual Atlanta LGBT film will be held at Landmark Midtown Art Cinema Sept. 29 – Oct. 6 featuring an impressive lineup of of titles and visiting stars and directors. The event opens with the documentary ‘Strike A Pose,’ which catches up with the dancers who were featured in another groundbreaking documentary – Madonna’s ‘Truth or Dare.’

More featured films include  the exhilarating ballroom scene documentary ‘Kiki,’ Anthony Rapp and Jonathan Bennett in ‘Do You Take This Man,’ Laverne Cox and CeCe McDonald in the documentary ‘Free Cece!,’ Tim Kirkman’s romantic ‘Lazy Eye,’ the lush ‘Summertime,’ the Sundance sensation ‘First Girl I Loved,’ the award-winning ‘Paris 05:59: Theo and Hugo,’ the powerful ‘Bullied to Death,’ the sexy road movie mystery “Retake,’ and a 20-year anniversary screening of the classic ‘It’s My Party,’ with an appearance by actor Gregory Harrison and director Randal Kleiser, who will receive the Icon Award.

The closing night film is ‘Other People’ where a struggling comedy writer (Jesse Plemons), fresh off a breakup and in the midst of the worst year of his life, returns to Sacramento to care for his dying mother (Molly Shannon).

For the full list of films and schedule at outonfilm.org.

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