Lesbian News sponsors ‘Dykes, Cameras, Action!” at Outfest 2018
If you’re going to Outfest 2018 in Los Angeles this July, join Lesbian News as we sponsor the documentary, “Dykes, Cameras, Action!” on July 20 at the DGA 1.
What’s more, we’ll also be there at the after-party of the documentary at the DGA atrium!
“Dykes, Cameras, Action!” showcases lesbian film history
“Dykes, Camera, Action!” was directed, produced, and edited by Caroline Berler, who wanted an on-screen representation of all the the lesbians and queer women in film.
The documentary puts a spotlight on a long list of queer female filmmakers and critics like Barbara Hammer, Rose Troche, Yorube Richen, B. Ruby Rich, among others.
Berler came up with the idea after interviewing Troche, who worked on Big Fish and The L Word.
To gather funds for the project, Berler called on the community and was able to raise US$15,000 through Seed and Park.
As Rich says in the documentary’s trailer: “Filmmaking went hand in hand with activism. There really was a sense in which we were all trying to make it a new world.”
You can check out more about the documentary at Outfest here.
Likewise, you can check out our writeup of the event in our latest issue here.
Want to see what we’re featuring? Check out the trailer of the documentary below:
“Dykes, Cameras, Action!” in the Outfest 2018 lineup
Berler’s documentary is part of an extensive lineup at Outfest 2018, which has showcased thousands of films from around the world in the past three decades of the festival’s existence.
Outfest 2018 will open with a gala at the Orpheum Theatre featuring Kino Lorber’s “Studio 54” via Matt Tyrnauer’s documentary on the iconic New York nightclub.
Likewise, the closing night gala will be at The Theatre at Ace Hotel featuring Desiree Akhavan’s Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner “The Miseducation of Cameron Post” starring Chloë Grace Moretz.
The festival will also have five world premieres: “Bao Bao” directed by Guang-cheng Shie from Taiwan; “Bright Colors and Bold Patterns” directed by Michael Urie; “Two in the Bush: A Love Story” directed by Laura Madalinski; “Tucked” directed by Jamie Patterson; and the documentary “Room to Grow.”
Outfest members can avail from members starting June 14 and they can get benefits like free tickets, priority entrance to screenings, and all-access passes.
Tickets for general admission to individual films will be available beginning Monday, June 18.
Check out what movies you can catch here.
You can also contact them if you want to buy membership or tickets here.