Out On Film opening night 2017

Photo Gallery: Out On Film 30 opens up with ‘Happy’

The 30th Annual Out On Film festival kicked off on Sept. 28 with a screening of the top-selling documentary “Happy: A Small Film With A Big Smile” at Landmark Midtown Art Cinema. The screening was followed by a Q&A with director Michael Patrick McKinley and the film’s subject, artist Leonard “Porkchop” Zimmerman, moderated by Richard Eldredge of Eldredge ATL.

It was just the first of over 130 films to be screened over 11 days, including “After Louie” starring Alan Cumming, “Three Decades of Queer Atlanta: The American Music Show,” the Trudie Styler directed “Freak Show” and “Signature Move” starring and co-written by Fawzia Mirza. The final day of the festival is Oct. 8.