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FilmOut San Diego seeking additional board members for 15th anniversary season

SAN DIEGO -- In preparation for their 15th anniversary season, FilmOut San Diego is seeking additional board members to join the non-profit organization, which produces the annual LGBT Film Festival as well as regular monthly film screenings.

The 15th annual festival is scheduled for May 2013 at the historic Birch North Park Theatre.

“Now is a perfect time to join the FilmOut board, just in time for our 15th anniversary,” said Festival Programmer Michael McQuiggan. He said next year’s festival will feature “films from all over the world celebrating LGBT diversity, with filmmaker and talent Q&As, parties, panels, a filmmaker LGBT short-film contest and much more.”

Requirements for membership include, among other duties, participation in monthly board meetings, outreach at the monthly screenings and festival, and securing funds for the 2013 season. There are currently nine members on the board, headed by President Rick Goldenstein. Those interested should contact Festival Director Kaleb James at kaleb@filmoutsandiego.com.