OUT @ the Movies Fest closed our 2015 festival in style with a wonderful performance by Danielle Anderson/Danielle Ate the Sandwich and enthusiastic audiences for our closing night features, Upstairs Inferno and Kiss Me! Kill Me! and our shorts, Queer Knitter in the Queen City and Day Drunk Gays: Brunchr.

We were thrilled to be joined by Robert Camina (Upstairs Inferno), Mary Dalton and Davey Greene (Queer Knitter in the Queen City) and David Michael Barrett and Van Hansis (Kiss Me! Kill Me!) for two terrific Q & A’s!

Here are the 2015 winners selected by our jury and audience:


Best Documentary Short: 11 Life Lessons from an Awesome Old Dyke

Best Narrative Short: Noam

Best Documentary Feature: Tab Hunter Confidential

Best Narrative Feature: Baby Steps


Best Documentary Short: Tom Girl

Best Narrative Short: Noam

Best Documentary Feature: Packed in a Trunk: The Lost Art of Edith Lake Wilkinson

Best Narrative Feature: Summer of Sangaile

Best Actor: Curtis Cook, Jr., “Maalik”, Naz & Maalik

Best Actress: Ah-Leh Gua, “Ma”, Baby Steps

Congratulations to all of our winners and much appreciation to our jurors – Mary Dalton, Susan Gilmor, Sara Giustini and Shiv Paul and to our great audiences over the four days of the festival!

Upcoming Screenings at UNCSA

January 9th, 7:00 PM – a title will be announced in December

March 12th, 7:00 PM

May 14th, 7:00 PM

July 9th, 7:00 PM

Finally, thanks to our Program Manager, Sara Giustini, our Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator, Andrew Martin, and all of our wonderful volunteers. The festival could not and would not happen without you!