Last night, Outfest and Prime Video held a sneak peek screening of the upcoming series ‘A League of Their Own’ at the DGA in Los Angeles that featured appearances from the cast including Abbi Jacobson, Rosie O’Donnell, Chanté Adams, and more along with a post-screening Q&A.
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OUTFEST’S SNEAK PEEK OF PRIME VIDEO’S UPCOMING SERIES A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN
SCREENING ACCOMPANIED BY SERIES CAST AND ADDITIONAL TALENT
WHAT: Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ+ Film Festival hosted a free special screening
of the upcoming Prime Video series A League of Their Own, with cast & creators
in attendance at the post-screening Q&A. The new Prime Video series is a reimagining of the iconic 1992 film. The show follows Carson (Abbi Jacobson) and Max (Chanté Adams) and a new ensemble of sharp and hilarious characters as they carve their paths toward the field, along the way finding their teams and themselves.
WHO: Abbi Jacobson (Co-Creator/ Executive Producer / Series Star), Will Graham (Co-Creator/ Executive Producer), Desta Tedros Reff (Executive Producer), Chanté Adams (Series Star/ “Max”), Kelly McCormack (Series Star / “Jess”), Melanie Field (Series Star / “Jo”), Maybelle Blair (Series Consultant / Original AAGPBL Player), and Rosie O’Donnell (Series Cast/Q&A Moderator)
ABOUT A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN
A League of Their Own evokes the joyful spirit of Penny Marshall’s beloved Classic, while widening the lens to tell the story of an entire generation of women who dreamed of playing professional baseball, both in and outside of the AAGPBL. The show follows Carson (Abbi Jacobson) and Max (Chanté Adams) and a new ensemble of sharp and hilarious characters as they carve their paths toward the field, along the way finding their teams and themselves.
Outfest, a non-profit 501 c3, and its signature annual film festival OutfestLA.org is turning 40. Since its inception as the modest Gay and Lesbian Media Conference in 1982 by UCLA graduate students and organization founders Larry Horne and John Ramirez, Outfest LA has grown into an Academy Award qualifying, globally recognized event that has been celebrated by millions around the world.
Now in its 40th year, Outfest is a premier entertainment, media, and arts organization widely considered the best for queer cinema and television, as well as home to several notable educational, mentorship, and film restoration programs. Outfest also manages the first free-for-all, ad-free, streaming platform dedicated to queer and trans stories, The OutMuseum. Outfest hopes to help shift the narrative and cultural landscape of LGBTQIA+ stories and restore the future of entertainment for our community.