The OUTshine Film Festival is gearing up to celebrate its 9th annual season in Fort Lauderdale October 6th – 15th debuting over 30 new films and honoring up-and-coming actor and LGBTQ activist, Tommy Dorfman.
The film festival will also be awarding their Lavender Award for excellence in LGBTQ film to up-and-coming actor and activist, Tommy Dorfman. Dorfman, whose role as Ryan Shaver in Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why,” has been rising to prominence as a vocal supporter of LGBTQ rights.
OUTshine’s Opening Night kicks off at 8pm at the NSU Art Museum Theatre, followed by a celebrity studded red carpet and gala. For a full list of film screenings and to purchase event tickets, go to www.outshinefilm.com.
About OUTshine Film Festival
The OUTshine LGBT Film Festival is a bi-annual film festival with a mission to inspire, entertain, and educate the public and encourage a sense of community through international and culturally diverse film, video and other media that offer historical and contemporary perspectives on the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience.