LA’s main gay and lesbian film festival, Outfest, has come to an end for the year, but before it went out, it had awards for the best film, documentaries and shorts that screened at the during the event. The big winner was Drunktown’s Finest, which won the First US Dramatic Feature Audience Award and the US Dramatic Feature Film Grand Jury prize.
Other winners include Best Actor in a US Dramatic Feature for Mark Strano in Tiger Orange, with the Actress prize handed to Gaby Hoffmann for Lyle. The Ben Whishaw starring Lilting got an International Dramatic Feature Special Recognition, while the already acclaimed The Way He Looks took the overall Dramatic Feature Audience Award.
In case you were wondering, Drunktown’s Finest follows three Native Americans – a college-bound student, a father-to-be, and a promiscuous transsexual – as they struggle to escape their Indian reservation.
Take a look below for the full list of awards. [Read more…]