by Hiko Mitsuzuka (@TheFirstEcho)
Outfest, the Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization promoting equality by creating, sharing, and protecting LGBT stories on the screen, announced the award winners of its 2015 film festival earlier this week (presented by HBO).
And the winners are...
Documentary Short: A Place in the Middle, directed by Dean Hamer
Dramatic Short: The Letter, directed by Angeles Cruz
Dramatic Feature: Fourth Man Out, directed by Andrew Nackman:
First US Dramatic Feature: Those People, Directed by Joey Kuhn
Documentary Feature: The Glamour and the Squalor, directed by Marq Evans
GRAND JURY AWARDS
Documentary Feature Special Recognition: Tchindas
Documentary Feature Winner: A Sinner in Mecca
Actor in a U.S. Dramatic Feature: Curtis Cook Jr and Kerwin Johnson Jr. in Naz and Maalik:
Actress in a U.S. Dramatic Feature: Judy Greer in Addicted to Fresno:
Screenwriting in a U.S. Dramatic Feature: Sebastian
U.S. Dramatic Feature Film: Nasty Baby, directed by Sebastian Silva.
International Dramatic Feature: Everlasting Love, directed by Marcal Fores.
Documentary Short Film: Brockington, directed by Maggie Sloane, Mason Sklut, Sergio Ingato.
Experimental Short Film: The Lamps, by Shelly Silver.
Dramatic Short Film: Tremulo, directed by Roberto Fiesco
Special Jury Mention: We Can't Live Without Cosmos, directed by Konstantin Bronzit.