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OUTsider Film & Arts Festival

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Presented by OUTsider Film & Arts Festival at The VORTEX, Austin TX

Feb 14 - 18 2018
OUTsider Film & Arts Festival

OUTsider is an Austin-based transmedia nonprofit that celebrates the bold originality and creative nonconformity of the LGBTQ+ communities through its annual festival and conference.

OUTsider, a mischievous non-profit queer transmedia festival and conference celebrating creative nonconformity and cross-disciplinary play, will take place February 14-18, 2018 in Austin, TX. OUTsider’s fourth incarnation was hailed with a rebel yell that has been gaining much momentum as of late: “OUT of Time.”
OUTsider Artistic Director Curran Nault encouraged submissions woven with anachronistic, asynchronistic, and apocalyptic threads of the idiom. He says, “Time is tricky: It’s a

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Festival badges are now on sale and allow access to all showcases, events, and panels. Early badges cost $50 through January 31. Advance badges will cost $75 from February 1 – February 13, and badges can be purchased at the festival for the full price of $100. Student badges are also available for $25.

Individual rush tickets may be bought at the door 10-15 minute before the scheduled event time for $10 once badge holders have taken their seats.

Detailed ticket information can be found at:


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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.