We're looking for contributors

James Franco's HOWL: Outfest 2010 Opening Night Gala Film

James Franco, Aaron Tveit, Howl
Aaron Tveit, James Franco, Howl

Documentarians Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman's Howl, their debut narrative feature, will be the Opening Night Gala screening at the 28th Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (Outfest) at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Los Angeles on July 8.

Starring James Franco, David Strathairn, Jon Hamm, Mary-Louise Parker, Bob Balaban, Alessandro Nivola, Aaron Tveit, Treat Williams, and Jeff Daniels, Howl tells the story of counter-culture poet Allen Ginsberg (Franco), who became embroiled in a public obscenity trial in 1957 after writing the poem "Howl," which made the usual sex-crazed prudes go ballistic thanks to lines such as "…who let themselves be fucked in the ass by saintly motorcyclists, and screamed with joy."

Howl was the opening night film at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and was screened at the Berlin Film Festival.

Oscilloscope Laboratories will release Howl in theaters and VOD on September 24.

The complete movie line-up for Outfest 2010 will be announced on June 2. The festival will be held July 8 to 18.

For more information on becoming a member of Outfest, please visit www.outfest.org.

Photo: Courtesy of Outfest

If you enjoyed reading James Franco's HOWL: Outfest 2010 Opening Night Gala Film () and/or found it an informative post, please recommend it to your friends. See share buttons above or on the left.
Last modified: James Franco's HOWL: Outfest 2010 Opening Night Gala Film ()

Continue Reading: Robert Pattinson, David Slade, ECLIPSE Vancouver Reshoots

Previous Post: Edward Cullen Twilight: Robert Pattinson Handsome Photo


"James Franco's HOWL: Outfest 2010 Opening Night Gala Film" © 2004-2014 Alt Film Guide and/or author(s). Text NOT to be reproduced without prior written consent.


Feel free to leave your comment about the Alt Film Guide article "James Franco's HOWL: Outfest 2010 Opening Night Gala Film" in the space below. Note: Different views and opinions are perfectly fine, but courtesy and respect are imperative. Abusive, bigoted, trollish, baseless (spreading rumors or misinformation), and inflammatory comments and/or remarks will be deleted, and such commenters may be banned.

You can use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>




THE FAMILY STONE - Diane Keaton, Claire Danes
Outfest 2007 - Thursday
SAVING MARRIAGE: Q&A with Mike Roth
Homo Horror: Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival 2008
John Greyson Boycotts 2009 Tel Aviv LGBT Film Festival
Torino GLBT Film Festival 2009: Javier Cámara, CHEF'S SPECIAL
Venice 2009: Julianne Moore, Colin Firth
Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival 2009
THE SOCIAL NETWORK, James Franco, Natalie Portman, BIUTIFUL: Dallas-Ft. Worth Film Critics Awards
Daniel Radcliffe KILL YOUR DARLINGS: Gay Poet Allen Ginsberg at Sundance Film Festival