INSIDE OUT LESBIAN AND GAY FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL
May 18-28, at the Isabel Bader (93 Charles West), Royal Ontario Museum (100 Queen's Park) and the National Film Board (150 John). $10.50-$20, member discounts, matinees $7.50, all films at the NFB free, passes available. 416-967-1528, www.insideout.ca. Rating: NNNNN
After a stellar year for queer-themed indie features, do we still need a gay and lesbian film fest? Judging from this year's slate, an eclectic mix of international docs, shorts and features, most of which won't find mainstream theatrical release, the answer is yes. Look for several works on trans themes and a spotlight on Latin America. Here, organized by screening time, is NOW's review roundup.