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Wed, March 26, 9:30pm

Out Night: Films In Competition

Michigan Theater (Main Auditorium)

Our 13th annual program of LGBTQ films featuring recent documentary, experimental, and narrative works.

Sponsored by Google

Community Partners:  Jim Toy Community Center & University of Michigan Spectrum Center

Films Showing:

The Thing

(Rhys Ernst, 2013) 15 min

A woman, a transgender man, and their cat travel towards a mysterious roadside attraction known as "The Thing”....

100 Butches #9: Ruby

(Elisha Lim, 2012) 1 min

A catholic convent schoolgirl remembers her first gay crush....

Falling in Love… with Chris and Greg: “Work of Art! Reality TV Special”

(Chris E. Vargas, Greg Youmans, 2012) 14 min

Falling in Love… is a comedic, web-based series drawn from the life and times of trans/cis couple Chris Vargas and Greg Youmans, in which the artists playfully address points of...

Cakes Da Killa: NO HOMO

(Ja’Tovia Gary, 2013) 13 min

An electrifying portrait of a young artist determined to create and live life on his own terms. Born Rashard Bradshaw, Cakes Da Killa is a 22 year-old hip hop artist....

Ghost Syndrome

(Rita Piffer, 2013) 7 min

A portrait of a Moroccan lesbian who immigrated to the United States, and the emotional resonances of living in-between cultures....

Off-White Tulips

(Aykan Safoglu, 2013) 24 min

Concentrating on James Baldwin's extended stays in Istanbul in 60's and 70's, the film explores the limits of an autobiography mostly relying on found materials such as Sedat Pakay's photography....


(Chase Joynt, 2012) 8 min

Akin powerfully engages in a relationship between an Orthodox Jewish mother and her transgender son as they navigate silent secrets of a shared past....