Miami, FL, April 13, 2017 --(PR.com
)-- The MiFo LGBT Film Festival (now the OUTshine Film Festival) is gearing up to celebrate its 19th Anniversary season, April 21st thru April 30th. This year's film festival includes two never-before-seen world film premieres; seven North American premieres; six East Coast premieres; and twelve Southeast Premieres.
The MiFo LGBT Film Festival opening night will begin at 8pm at the historic Scottish Rite Temple on the Miami River with the screening of the opening night film, "Handsome Devil," followed by the Official Opening Night Party with filmmakers and talent to kickoff the 10-day event.
On opening night, MiFo will also honor two extraordinary individuals - Carol Coombes and Jaie Laplante - as Angel Award recipients.
The film festival will also have a special Made-in-Miami film screening on Saturday, April 22nd of "A Change of Heart" - directed by Kenny Ortega and produced by Gloria and Emilio Estefan, both of whom will be honored on-stage as Ally Award winners.
For a full list of film screenings and festival events and parties, go to www.mifofilm.com.
The MiFo LGBT Film Festival is a bi-annual film festival with a mission to inspire, entertain, and educate the public and encourage a sense of community through international and culturally diverse film, video and other media that offer historical and contemporary perspectives on the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience.