ImageOut There! Series
These films have plenty to say about the modern LGBT experience, in addition to providing viewers with a few thrills and chills along the way.
Fin Edquist / ImageOut There! Series, Narrative Feature, Sunday, Oct. 8 / Australia / 2016 / 87 minsThis taut thriller will have you on the edge of your seat, heart racing and holding your breath as you take in its unexpected twists and reversals of fortune. Sara West (Ash vs. Evil Dead) stars as the self-professed bad girl Amy Anderson, a teen whose drug use and rebellious acting out have previously landed her in a youth corrections facility. Amy’s adoptive parents (Felicity Price and Benjamin Winspear) have moved from the city to a model home in rural Australia in hopes of keeping Amy clean. All this is much to Amy’s displeasure, but unbeknownst to them, she’s already made plans to run away. When those plans fall apart, local girl Chloe (Samara Weaving) literally pulls her off a bridge railing, and the two become nearly inseparable.
Lauren Wolkstein & Christopher Radcliff / ImageOut There! Series, Narrative Feature, Tuesday, Oct. 10 / USA / 2017 / 82 minsPart of the ImageOutThere! series. There’s something strange about brothers Nick and Jeremiah as they wind their way down rural highways on what they claim is a perfectly normal camping trip. The age difference between the two is significant, yet they’re affectionate and comfortable in each others’ company. Twenty-something Nick strikes a paternal tone with his preteen brother, protective of him and not shy to help Jeremiah work through the issues weighing on his young mind. But uneasy interactions with strangers and nervous shifting when they cross paths with police betray to the audience that there is something very unusual about these brothers and their “camping trip.”
Joe Ahearne / ImageOut There! Series, Narrative Feature, Friday, Oct. 13 / UK / 2017 / 86 minsAn overnight stay at a picturesque bed and breakfast should be a relaxing experience. But for married gay couple Mark and Fred, the peace and quiet of the English countryside has been replaced by fear and intrigue.