Benjamin Bratt: Articles

Artivist Film Festival Kicks off with Father & Gay Son Movie

Los Angeles' 6th Artivist Film Festival kicks off tomorrow, Dec. 1, at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. Until its conclusion on Dec. 5, Artivist will screen 45 “advocate films” – socially/politically conscious documentary and narrative features and shorts – from around the globe. Tickets are free, but must be reserved […]

Gay Boys Shorts & 'American Primitive' + 'Pornography' Horror Thriller & Outfest Awards

July 19: The tale of a poor backwater family struggling against poverty, addiction, and assorted personal and social maladies, Tina Mabry's Mississippi Damned was the jury's pick for best U.S. narrative film at this year's edition of Outfest, Los Angeles' gay and lesbian film festival. Among the other Outfest 2009 […]

Sundance Film Festival: Gay Themes

I Love You Phillip Morris with Jim Carrey as the titular “I,” real-life con artist Steven Jay Russell, and Rodrigo Santoro. Directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, this gay comedy-drama-romance of sorts received quite a few warm reviews at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival; lawsuits and infighting, however, ended […]