Now, the four-day event is undergoing a name change to better reflect the communities it aims to reach and represent through its programming. The new name reflects programming efforts to include everyone under the LGBTQ umbrella, an important change for the second-largest LGBTQ film festival in the Southeast, which is dwarfed only by OUTshine in Miami, a festival that has undergone a similar rebranding in recent years. The theater got a lot of flak for hosting the event, and they had to bring in members of city council to watch the films in advance. There was a lot of brouhaha, put it that way—the theater had just reopened. I was in the film department working under the director of film programming.
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OUTSouth is the second largest gay, lesbian and transgender film festival in the Southeastern United States, attracting thousands of patrons yearly. Since its beginning in , the Festival has featured a diverse array of shorts, documentaries and feature films. The OUTSouth celebrates a worldwide glimpse of today's queer, gay, lesbian and transgender life, helps bring the community together and features entertaining and sophisticated films and filmmaking. OUTSouth seeks submissions in many categories.
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