The inaugural OUT @ the Movies Fest wrapped up, November 16th, with well-attended screenings of HELICOPTER MOM, WITHOUT and THE 10 YEAR PLAN at a/perture cinema, followed by the awards party and celebrity reception at Jeffrey Adams on Fourth. And, the winners are:

JURY

Best Narrative Feature: THE WAY HE LOOKS
Best Documentary Feature: QUEENS & COWBOYS: A STRAIGHT YEAR ON THE GAY RODEO
Best Short: BARRIO BOY
Best Actress: Tess Amorim (THE WAY HE LOOKS)
Best Actor: Ghilherme Lobo (THE WAY HE LOOKS) and Ben Wishaw (LILTING)

AUDIENCE

Best Narrative Feature: THE 10 YEAR PLAN and THE WAY HE LOOKS
Best Documentary Feature: LOVE FREE OR DIE
Best Short: BARRIO BOY

Congratulations to our winners and thank you to our jurors – Mary Dalton, Susan Gilmor, Sara Giustini and Shiv Paul. A special shout out to Tyler Carlson and Nick Rodriguez for ALL of your help on Saturday and Sunday. You helped keep me sane!

Thanks, also, to Lawren Desai at a/perture cinema, Woody Hood at WFU and Matt Jones & Eric Self at UNCSA for hosting our screenings and to Adam Andrews of Jeffrey Adams and The Old Fourth Street Filling Station for the great celebrity receptions and awards party.

We were honored to welcome Mark Brewer, JC Calciano, Char Duran, Chip Hines, Jonathan McLean, Shiv Paul, Brenda & David Poteat, Bishop Gene Robinson and Jack Turner to Winston-Salem and look forward to Jack’s return in June of 2015 for the filming of THE MOLESKIN DIARY.

Stay tuned for the dates of OUT @ the Movies Fest ’15 and make plans for our next OUT at the Movies screening on January 10th, 2015, 7:00 PM @ UNCSA’s ACE Theatre Complex. A title will be announced, soon. Thanks for your support! Rex