The 8th edition of the In&Out Gay and Lesbian Film Festival is just around the corner, taking place this year in Nice, Cannes, and Beaulieu-sur-Mer.

The upcoming In&Out Film Festival continues where it left off last year, reflecting on the risks of marginalisation for the LGBTQ community. The theme of the festival this year is Le Crépuscule des idoles, the Twilight of the Idols.

The 2016 festival takes place in a variety of venues throughout Nice, kicking off with the Opening Ceremony on Tuesday, 19th April, and running until Sunday, 24th April. It then moves on to Beaulieu-sur-Mer on the 26th and 27th April, and finally to Cannes, where it runs from 28th until 30th April.

Once again, there is a diverse and interesting selection of films being screened, with submissions from both home and abroad in competition. Alongside the screenings, there are, of course, numerous soirées taking place in both Nice and Cannes.

In&Out LGBT Film Festival 2016
The films in competition this year fall into three categories, and are as follows:-

FULL LENGTH MOVIES

Stories of Ours Lives – Jim Chuchu
Théo et Hugo dans le même bateau – Olivier Ducastel & Jacques Martineau
Les Amants de Caracas (Desde Allà) – Lorenzo Vigas Castes
4.48 (Sur les traces de Sarah Kane) – Jacky Katu
You’ll Never Be Alone (Nunca vas a estar solo) – Alex Anwandter
De l’ombre il y a – Nathan Nicholovitch
7 Kinds Of Wrath – 7 Kinds of Wrath

DOCUMENTARIES

Je ne suis pas féministe mais… – Florence Tissot & Sylvie Tissot
Les pensées de Paul – Jean-Baptiste Erreca
Oriented – Jake Witzenfeld
La Sociologue et l’Ourson – Mathias Thery & Etienne Chaillou

SHORTS

11 Life Lessons from an Awesome Old Dyke – Allison Khoury
1992 – Anthony Doncque
B. – Kai Stänicke
Boy division – Roxanne Gaucherand
Face à la mer – Sabry Bouzid
Golden – Kai Stänicke
Heavenly Peace – Andreas Wessel-Therhorn
Ich Bin Eine Tata – Hugo P. Thomas, Marielle Gautier, Ludovic & Zoran Boukherma
Il Manichino – Renato Muro
La dernière vidéo à propos de mon père – Jonathan Lemieux
Le repas dominical – Céline Devaux
Moratoire – Jonathan Lemieux
Realness with a Twist – Romain Cieutat
Si la photo est bonne – Luc Battiston
Thérèse(s) et Simone(s) – Adam M.
This is the Way – Giacomo Abbruzzese
X or Y – Storm Sigal Battesti & Leo Grélet

The jury for the 2016 In&Out Film Festival is made up of Pavel Cortès, Stéphane Gérard, Karine Lambert, and Erwann Le Hô. There are also a number of special guests appearing at the festival, including directors Jacques Martineau, Paul Vecchiali, Émilie Jouvet, and Sylvie Tissot, filmmaker and artist Véronique Aubouy, and historian Didier Roth-Bettoni.

The 2016 In&Out LGBT Film Festival takes place from 19th to 30th April in Nice, Beaulieu-sur-Mer, and Cannes. Tickets vary in price for each screening and each venue.

In&Out Film Festival awards

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All images courtesy In&Out LGBT Film Festival

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