Out
(FR: Coming Out)

by Denis Parrot

63’
English, French, German, Japanese, Russian




Not even a second. Just a few stammered words. Again I can feel this long forgotten fear. Violent, tenacious. In front of my computer screen, I have just discovered this video made by a young teenager. He is filming himself, soon he will tell his grandmother he is gay. He calls. The loudspeaker is on. One ring, two, three. The old lady picks up, the teenager breaks down.

Through a montage of compelling and breathtaking videos posted on the Internet by young gays, bis, lesbians or transexuals, Out makes us experience from within the groundbreaking moment of their coming out –after which their intimate and social life shall be forever changed.


Theatrical distributor (France): KMBO
Co-producer: Upside Films (France)
International sales: Ampersand
With the support of Région Ile-de-France & CNC Avance sur recettes (finishing funds)
Broadcasters: Canal+ , Ciné+
Selected at the DOK Leipzig co-production market 2017


Festivals 2018/19 : Sheffield DocFest (UK), Biografilm Festival Bologna (Italy), Nice In & Out film festival closing film (France), Atlantida FilmFest at Palma de Mallorca (Spain), Busan IFF (Korea), DOK Leipzig (Germany), Chéries-Chéris Paris LGBTQ+ film festival (France), CPH:DOX (Denmark), Docpoint Helsinki (Finland)

Awards: “Free Spirit Award” at Warsaw International Film Festival (Poland), “Youth Prize” at Reus Memorimage Film Festival (Spain), “Impact Award” at Fipadoc Biarritz 2019 (France)


FRENCH THEATRICAL RELEASE: May 1, 2019 
CANAL+ BROADCAST: Tuesday, November 26, 2019

 


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