Out On Film, Atlanta’s LGBT film festival, has announced its line-up for the 27th annual event, which will take place Oct. 2-9 at Landmark Midtown Cinema. There will be more than 80 feature films, documentaries, shorts and more.
The opening night film is Patrik Ian-Polk’s Blackbird, which star Academy Award-winning actress Mo’Nique and Julian Walker, who plays a choir boy coming to terms with his sexuality in a conservative Mississippi town. Mo’Nique plays the boy’s mother, who is also dealing with the disappearance of her daughter.
Director David Au will attend the closing night event for a screening of his film, Eat With Me. The film follows a mother who comes to live with her gay son in Los Angeles, and must come to terms with her feelings about his sexuality.
For a complete schedule, visit outonfilm.org.