Outfest Fusion

Outfest Fusion:
LGBT People of Color Film Festival

Outfest Fusion LGBT People of Color Film Festival brings together a diverse population in a shared cultural experience. The festival features 30 short and feature-length films from around the world that reflect a wide array of LGBT stories, as well as panel discussions, special events and parties. Fusion gives participants an opportunity to see reflections of their own experience and to deepen their understanding of other LGBT communities of color. Nearly 5000 people from across Southern California participate in the festival, which is located at the American Cinematheque and at REDCAT.


7:00 pm  
HOMEBOYDir. Dino Dinco, 2011, 56 min
HOMEBOY takes an unprecedented look at the lives of gay Latino men in the Los Angeles area who are former gang members. Through candid one-on-one interviews, the men vividly describe the realization and acceptance of their sexual orientation and desire, and their experience in a culture defined by masculinity, heterosexuality and violence.

Homeboy will be followed by  
DAWN, Dir. Leon Le, 2012, 10 min
In the dark of a New York City night, preconceived notions steal more than just peace of mind.


MY BROTHER THE DEVILDir. Sally El Hosaini, 2012, 101 min
This moving story about two British Arab brothers in London follows Mo, a lonely, sensitive boy who idolizes his older brother, Rashid, a charismatic, well-respected member of a local gang. Aching to be seen as a tough guy himself, Mo takes a job that unlocks a fateful turn of events and forces the brothers to confront their inner demons. Rich in beauty, humanity and authenticity, MY BROTHER THE DEVIL is an urban tale that burns with vision and passion. Winner of the World Cinema Cinematography Award at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and Grand Jury Award for Outstanding International Dramatic Feature Film at Outfest 2012.

My Brother the Devil will be followed by  
DIVORCIO 2005/2012, Dir. Jacinto Astiazarán, 2012, 7 min
A reprisal of an episode of a feisty Spanish-language divorce court with a secret queer transcript at play.


For more information and to purchase tickets, visit outfest.org/fusion2013 

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7:00 pm

FRI 3/22
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G - General Audience

M - REDCAT Members

ST - Students

CA - CalArts Students/Faculty/Staff