Out On Film 2012, the 25th annual LGBT film festival, will take place Oct.  4 – 11 at Landmark’s Midtown Art Cinema and at the Phillip Rush Center on DeKalb Avenue.

In addition to features from around  the world, Out On Film has films with such recognizable names as Olympia Dukakis and Brenda Fricker (Cloudburst); Haley Joel Osment (playing gay in Sassy Pants); Michael Urie, Thora Birch, Christine Lahti and Brittany Snow (Ash Christian’s Petunia); Barbara Niven and Morgan Fairchild (A Perfect Ending); Jamie Lynn Sigler (I Do);  Bishop Gene Robinson (Love Free or Die); Robert Gant (Joshua Tree, 1951: A Portrait of James Dean); and Gerald McCullouch and Kathy Najimy (BearCity2: The Proposal). 

Director Eytan Fox (The Bubble, Walk on Water) a longtime Out On Film favorite, is represented with his Yossi, the sequel to his Yossi and Jagger. Actors Meredith Baxter narrates Raid on the Rainbow Lounge, while George Takei narrates Married and Counting.

Local flavor includes the Southeastern debut of Michael Stipe’s Fourplay, Jon Watts and iconic Blondie in AKA Blondie and former Atlantan Chad Darnell’s Groom’s Cake.

For a complete list of films, screening schedule and tickets, visit outonfilm.org.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.

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