Join us for an exclusive opportunity to see the 2019 Outfest Screening Lab projects come to life before your eyes. Scenes have been selected from each of the five scripts to be directed by Outfest alumni, and performed by an all- star cast. The Outfest Screenwriting Lab has shepherded over 100 scripts, a dozen of which have gone on to be produced feature films.
Luis Aldana and Miguel Angel Caballero
ANGEL IN RETROGRADE — When Angel finds out his estranged childhood friend, Joshua, suffers from retrograde amnesia, he reluctantly decides to visit. A long lost attraction resurfaces and a shameful secret is revealed, forcing Angel to confront his past to help his friend remember his present.
DETECTIVE JAMES MORTENSEN AND THE CASE OF THE GOLDEN CANDELABRA — A young boy tries to cope with the unexpected death of his older brother by imagining his funeral, and everyone in it, as a classic detective murder mystery.
Erica Rose and Cristina Pitter
DUSTY — Dusty follows fat femme, pansexual, soul music loving burlesque dancer Dusty as she confronts and dismantles the expectations that society imposes upon her body, sexuality, and artistry.
IN THE OPEN — A Cincinnati drag queen and his husband are forced to reexamine their open relationship when they enter the highly competitive, cutthroat world of parenting.
SUGAR HONEY ICED TEA — A high-fructose half- hour pilot following three 20-something queer black men as they live together and embark on their own versions of trying to “make it” in LA.