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  • The Austin Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival (aGLIFF) Announces Their 2015 Slate

    aGLIFF 2015

    By | July 31, 2015


    The Austin Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival (aGLIFF) announced their entire 2015 film line up this week. This year’s festival will take place from September 10th thru 13th at Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar.

    The 28th season will open with the Texas premiere of director Andrew Nackman’s Fourth Man Out starring Chord Overstreet, Parker Young, Kate Flannery, and Evan Todd. Fourth Man Out won the Narrative Audience Award at the Inside Out festival in Toronto and the Dramatic Audience Award at Outfest in Los Angeles. Director Nackman, Producer Lauren Avinoam and star Todd are expected to attend opening night.

    Closing aGLIFF 2015 will be Jeff Kaufman’s documentary The State of Marriage which recently world premiered at the Provincetown Film Festival. The untold story is how legal pioneer Mary Bonauto partnered with small town Vermont lawyers Beth Robinson and Susan Murray in a two-decade long struggle that built the foundation for the entire marriage equality movement and how Vermont became the first state in the U.S. to introduce civil unions in 2000 and same sex marriages in 2009.

    This year’s highly impressive film slate includes several other festival standouts such as Francois Ozon’s The New Girlfriend, Peter Greenaway’s Eisenstein in Guanajuato, Pat Mills’ Guidance, Sebastian Silva’s Nasty Baby, and Jenni Olson’s The Royal Road.

    aGLIFF 2015 will feature more than 70 films with over 35 visiting filmmakers. Festival badges are on sale at and individual film tickets will go on sale August 30th.


    Opening Night Film

    Fourth Man Out / U.S.A. (Dir.Andrew Nackman) Southwest Premiere

    Centerpiece Film

    The New Girlfriend / France (Dir. Francois Ozon) Southwest Premiere

    Closing Night Film

    The State of Marriage / U.S.A. (Dir. Jeff Kaufman) Southwest Premiere

    Narrative Films in Competition

    Bright Night (Nachtelle) / Germany (Dir. Florian Gottschick) – Southwest Premiere

    Jason & Shirley / U.S.A. (Dir. Stephen Winter) – Southwest Premiere

    That’s Not Us / U.S.A. (Dir. William C. Sullivan) – Southwest Premiere

    The Surface / U.S.A. (Dir. Michael Saul) – Southwest Premiere

    Two 4 One / Canada (Dir. Maureen Bradley) – Southwest Premiere

    Documentary Films in Competition

    Deep Run / U.S.A. (Dir. Hillevi Loven) – Southwest Premiere

    Desert Migration / U.S.A. (Dir. Daniel F. Cardone) – Southwest Premiere

    From This Day Forward / U.S.A. (Dir. Sharon Shattuck) – Texas Premiere

    Game Face / Belgium (Dir. Michiel Thomas) – Austin Premiere

    Reel in the Closet / U.S.A. (Dir. Stu Maddux) – Southwest Premiere

    Narrative Films

    All About E / Australia (Dir. Louise Wadley) – Texas Premiere

    Cut Snake / Australia (Dir. Tony Ayers) – Austin Premiere

    Eisenstein in Guanajuato / Netherlands (Dir. Peter Greenaway) – Austin Premiere

    Guidance / Canada (Dir. Pat Mills) – Texas Premiere

    How to Win at Checkers (Every Time) / Thailand (Dir. Josh Kim) – Texas Premiere

    Liz in September / Venezuela (Dir. Fina Torres) – Austin Premiere

    Nasty Baby / U.S.A. (Dir. Sebastian Silva) – Austin Premiere

    S&M Sally / U.S.A. (Dir. Michelle Ehlen) – Austin Premiere

    The Summer of Sangaile / Lithuania (Dir. Alanté Kavaïté) – Austin Premiere

    While You Weren’t Looking / South Africa (Dir. Catherine Stewart) – Texas Premiere

    You’re Killing Me / U.S.A. (Dir. Jim Hansen) – Southwest Premiere

    Documentary Films

    Drag Becomes Him: The Jinkx Monsoon FIlm / U.S.A. (Dir. Alex Berry) – Southwest Premiere

    Formerly Known As / U.S.A. (Dir. Janet Jensen) – World Premiere

    The Guy with the Knife / Canada (Dir. Alison Armstrong) – Austin Premiere

    Seed Money: The Chuck Holmes Story / U.S.A. (Dir. Michael Stabile) – Austin Premiere

    The Royal Road / U.S.A. (Dir. Jenni Olson) – Texas Premiere

    Special Screenings

    Brokeback Mountain / U.S.A. (Dir. Ang Lee) (10th Anniversary screening)

    The Year We Thought About Love / U.S.A. (Dir. Ellen Brodsky) – Texas Premiere (Free Family Feature)

    Narrative Shorts in Competition

    An Afternoon (En Eftermiddag) / Denmark (Dir. Søren Green) – Southwest Premiere

    Chance / U.K. (Dir. Jake Graf) – Texas Premiere

    Notes From There / U.S.A. (Dir. Ann Prim) – Southwest Premiere

    Pretty Boy / U.S.A. (Dir. Cameron Thrower) – Southwest Premiere

    Tremulo / Mexico (Dir.Roberto Fiesco) – Texas Premiere

    Documentary Shorts in Competition

    11 Life Lessons from an Awesome Old Dyke / U.S.A. (Dir. Allison Khoury) – Southwest Premiere

    Kaspar X – If I had a Soul / Hong Kong (Dir. Kaspar Wan) – World Premiere

    Masculins / Canada (Dir. Stephanie Young) – Texas Premiere

    QORDS Camp / U.S.A. (Dir. Rick Dillwood & Carrie Hart) – Southwest Premiere

    Queer Habits / U.S.A. (Dir. Drew Denny) – Texas Premiere

    Narrative Shorts

    Better Man / U.S.A. (Dir. Amelia Mathews) – Texas Premiere

    EXPOSÉ / Netherlands (Dir. Ronja Jansz) – Texas Premiere

    Falling Angels (Som Engle Vi Falder) / Denmark (Dir. Maria Winther Olsen) – Austin Premiere

    A Flash / Ireland (Dir. Niall Cutler) – Texas Premiere

    Furious Saint Jack & Otter, Alone / U.S.A. (Dir. Ethan Roberts) – Texas Premiere

    The Future Perfect / Canada (Dir. Nick Citton) – Southwest Premiere

    Health Class / Canada (Dir. Brad McDermott) – Texas Premiere

    Heavenly Peace / U.S.A. (Dir. Andreas Wessel-Therhorn) – Texas Premiere

    I do (Aceito) / Brazil (Dir. Felipe Cabral)

    Jayson Bend: Queen and Country / U.K. (Dir. Matt Carter) – Southwest Premiere

    My Personal Art History / U.S.A. (Dir. Neil Needleman) – Texas Premiere

    Pick Up / U.S.A. (Dir. Joshua Alan Rodgers) – Texas Premiere

    Pipe Dream / U.S.A. (Dir. Yudho Aditya) – Texas Premiere

    Reflection / U.S.A. (Dir. Hazuki Aikawa) – Texas Premiere

    Safe Word / U.S.A. (Dir. Todd Lillethun) – Texas Premiere

    Tom in America / Brazil (Dir. Flavio Alves) – Texas Premiere

    Tomorrow / U.S.A. (Dir. Leandro Tadashi) – Texas Premiere

    YOU. ME. BATHROOM. SEX. NOW. (TÚ. YO. BAÑO. SEXO. AHORA.) / U.S.A. (Dir. Francisco Lupini) – Texas Premiere

    Documentary Shorts

    been too long at the FAIR / U.S.A. (Dir. Charles Lum & Todd Verow) – Southwest Premiere

    Brave Spaces: Perspectives on Faith and LGBT Justice / U.S.A. (Dir. Marc Smolowitz) – Texas Premiere

    First Clue / U.S.A. (Dir. Susan Sullivan) – Texas Premiere

    M4M: Seeks Love / U.S.A. (Dir. Barton Girdwood) – Texas Premiere

    The Making of a Ketubah Artist / U.S.A. (Dir. Debbie Coutant) – Southwest Premiere

    Tant Pis: Chapter One / France (Dir. Bruna Rodrigues) – U.S. Premiere

    We Do / U.S.A. (Dir. Rebecca Rice) – World Premiere

    Young Man at the Bar Masturbating with Rage and Nerve / Mexico (Dir. Julián Hernández) – Texas Premiere


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