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Parting Glances and Word Is Out to be restored

UCLA and Outfest have announced the first two feature films slated to be restored as part of the Outfest Legacy Project for LGBT Film Preservation: Parting Glances (1986), starring Steve Buscemi, and the groundbreaking Word Is Out: Stories of Some of Our Lives (1978). The UCLA Film and Television Archive and Outfest, the Los Angeles gay and lesbian film festival, partnered in 2005 to create the program, the only one of its kind in the world. The Legacy Project has already established the world's largest publicly accessible collection of LGBT films.

While mainstream films are both

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