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FilmOut festival has crowd-pleasing lineup

FilmOut festival has crowd-pleasing lineup

Starting with an expected crowd-pleaser and closing with a documentary about a literary celebrity, FilmOut San Diego's 19th Annual LGBT Film Festival will present a wide variety of shorts and full-length movies in between.

The festival will be held at the Observatory North Park June 9-11. The first and last films will be followed by celebrations, which will feature food from local eateries and include members of some of the films' casts and crews.

"Our opening night film, 'A Very Sordid Wedding,' is the sequel to the smash cult film, 'Sordid Loves'," said Michael McQuiggan, FilmOut San Diego's program director. "So it has a built-in audience awareness...