“More than just a FILM FESTIVAL, it's a full-on HAPPENING."
- Los Angeles Times
Amoeba Music is pleased to sponsor Outfest on their 30th Anniversary! Outfest is the oldest continuous film festival in Southern California. Since its founding in 1982, Outfest has presented more than 4,500 films and videos for audiences of over half a million people.
Check out Outfest's full line-up of amazing films HERE, and dont miss this one-of-a-kind evening brought to you by Amoeba Music.
Friday, July 20: Jobriath A.D. screening & Ann Magnuson Live Performance: Bowie Cabaret and The Jobriath Medley
Few today remember the story of Jobriath, the brilliantly talented rocker who Elektra Record marketed to glam rock fans as an authentically gay American David Bowie. But what could have been a turning point for music instead became a cautionary tale as 1970s audiences and critics rejected the flamboyant performer. Director Kieran Turner painstakingly traces Jobriath's fascinating life from his childhood to his untimely death, using rare archival footage and interviews with the singer's closest friends.
Directed by Kieran Turner, 2012, USA 103 min.