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Kristen Wiig, Nick Jonas, and Tig Notaro Spotlighted in Outfest 2015

Kristen Wiig, Nick Jonas, and Tig Notaro Spotlighted in Outfest 2015


There are 166 films screening at the Los Angeles film festival, as well as a host of star-studded special events.

Outfest, the Los Angeles nonprofit committed to creating social change by bringing LGBT stories to the big screen, has released the complete programming lineup for its 2015 season. Hosted by HBO, the country's premiere LGBT film festival will run from July 9 to July 19.

The festival will feature a mix of both seasoned filmmakers and emerging artists, with an incredible 28 new filmmakers listed in the lineup. The festival also boasts six world premieres and three U.S. premieres.

In addition to the much-anticipated re-release of 54: The Director's Cut, there's a documentary about closeted Hollywood hunk Tab Hunter, the must-see documentary Do I Sound Gay?, and Tig Notaro's documentary Tig, which explores the out comedian's battle against cancer.

A few of our favorite TV actors will also make noteworthy appearances in LGBT-friendly roles. Glee starsChord Overstreet (and Dianna Agron will be in films, the former in Fourth Man Out and the latter in Bare, alongside Paz de la Huerta (Boardwalk Empire). They will be rubbing elbows with Orange Is the New Black's Natasha Lyonne and Parks & Rec's Aubrey Plaza, who both star in Fresno.

And don't miss a Night With Kingdom Star Nick Jonas, where the actor will have a Q&A alongside the show's executive producer.

For more information and the complete lineup of films in the 2015 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival, visit

See a select list and the Outfest 2015 trailer below.

Kristen Wiig and Alia Shawkat (Nasty Baby)

Katherine Heigl, Alexis Bledel, Tom Wilkinson, and Grace Gummer (Jenny's Wedding)

Chord Overstreet, Parker Young, and Kate Flannery (Fourth Man Out)

Dianna Agron and Paz de la Huerta (Bare)

Tab Hunter, Clint Eastwood, Robert Wagner, Debbie Reynolds, George Takei, John Waters and Portia de Rossi (Tab Hunter Confidential--Watch the trailer)

Victoria Justice and Pierson Fode (Naomi & Ely's No Kiss List)

Judy Greer, Natasha Lyonne, Aubrey Plaza, Fred Armisen, Molly Shannon, and Clea DuVall (Fresno)

John Lithgow, Kelsey Grammer, Gore Vidal, William F. Buckley, Christopher Hitchens, and Noam Chomsky (Best of Enemies)

Dan Savage, Tim Gunn, Margaret Cho, David Sedaris, and Don Lemon (Do I Sound Gay? -- Watch the trailer)

Shirley Manson, Kurt Cobain, Carrie Brownstein, Mike McCready, and Ben Gibbard (The Glamour and the Squalor)

Tig Notaro, Sarah Silverman, Jason Sudeikis, and Zach Galifianakis (Tig)

David Hockney (Hockney)

Mary Louise Wilson, Frances McDormand, Melissa Leo, Tyne Daly, Estelle Parsons, Charlotte Rae, and Valerie Harper (She's the Best Thing in It)

Ryan Phillippe, Salma Hayek, Mark Ruffalo, Neve Campbell (54: The Director's Cut -- Watch a clip).

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