Outfest announces awards

By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com June 23 2001 12:00 AM ET

Outfest 2001: The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival announced that the winner of the Achievement Award is producer Christine Vachon (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), the Festival Centerpiece will be the documentary Southern Comfort, and the Award Night film selection will be Gaudi Afternoon. The festival opens July 12 at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Los Angeles; for a complete schedule, call (323) 960-0636 or visit the festival Web site at www.outfest.org.