Outfest at 40 Inside the Anniversary of L.A.’s LGBTQ Film Festival

Highlights of the fest, running through July 24, include the new 'A

League of Their Own' series, a 20th-anniversary showing of 'Far From

 Heaven' and closing night film 'They/Them' set inside a gay

conversion camp. In 1982  when L.A.’s LGBTQ film festival Outfest

was born, the same year that Making Love, Personal Best and

Victor/Victoria were released  queer content on screen was mostly

scarce and what did exist was often hard to access.Cut to the 40th

anniversary this year of Outfest, and gay content is easy to find on

television, especially on streamers, while on the film front, Universal 

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