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HBO Returns as Outfest Presenting Sponsor for the 32nd Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival, July 10-20, 2014
Highlights include a behind-the-scenes glimpse into its groundbreaking comedy series, "Looking," with a panel discussion by cast and crew.

[via press release from HBO]


HBO sponsored events to include panel discussion with cast and crew from critically-acclaimed comedy series Looking

Los Angeles, CA, July 7, 2014 - HBO, a significant presence at the Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival for nearly two decades, will return for its 14th consecutive year as presenting sponsor of the nation's leading LGBT festival, to be held in Los Angeles, July 10-20, 2014.

This year, HBO will sponsor two key events:

Opening Night Gala VIP Pre-Party Thursday, July 10/6:00 pm/Orpheum Theatre/842 South Broadway, Los Angeles Sponsored by HBO Shannon Swindle, pastry chef of Tom Colicchio's Craft Los Angeles and the restaurant host for the Opening Night Gala, will partner with chefs throughout the city to provide guests with samplings from some of L.A.'s top-rated restaurants. The pre-party will immediately be followed by the opening night screening and Los Angeles premiere of Life Partners and subsequent Gala After-Party, both to be held at the Orpheum Theatre.

HBO Panel: Inside Looking Saturday, July 12/4:30 pm/DGA 2/7920 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles Presented by HBO HBO gives a behind-the-scenes glimpse into its groundbreaking comedy series, Looking, with a panel discussion by cast and crew moderated by Adam Vary, senior film reporter at BuzzFeed. The series, which premiered to critical acclaim in January 2014, chronicles the unfiltered experiences of three thirty-something friends living - and loving - in modern-day San Francisco with all of the options available to a new generation of gay men. Confirmed panelists include: Executive Producer/Showrunner Andrew Haigh; Executive Producer Michael Lannan; VP, HBO Original Programming Nick Hall; and cast members Jonathan Groff, Frankie J. Alvarez, Murray Bartlett and Lauren Weedman. A reception will follow the discussion for panel ticketholders.

Additionally, HBO will sponsor the $5,000 cash prize for the Audience Award for Outstanding First U.S. Dramatic Feature Film. The winning film will be announced at the festival Awards Brunch on Sunday, July 20.

About HBO:

Home Box Office, Inc. is the premium television programming subsidiary of Time Warner Inc. and the world's most successful pay TV service, providing the two television services - HBO(R) and Cinemax(R) - to approximately 127 million subscribers worldwide. The services offer the most popular subscription video-on-demand products, HBO On Demand(R) and Cinemax On Demand(R) as well as HBO GO(R) and MAX GO(R), HD feeds and multiplex channels. Internationally, HBO branded television networks, along with the subscription video-on-demand products HBO On Demand and HBO GO, bring HBO services to over 70 countries. HBO and Cinemax programming is sold into over 150 countries worldwide.

About Outfest:

Founded by UCLA students in 1982, Outfest is the leading organization that promotes equality by creating, sharing and protecting LGBT stories on the screen. Outfest builds community by connecting diverse populations to discover, discuss and celebrate stories of LGBT lives. Over the past three decades, Outfest has showcased thousands of films from around the world to audiences of nearly a million, educated and mentored hundreds of emerging filmmakers and protected more than 30,000 LGBT films and videos. Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival is eleven days of world-class films, discussions and parties.

  [july 2014]  


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