Festivals & Awards
November 2009 • Virginia Film Festival, • Inlaws & Outlaws makes it back to filmmaker Drew Emery's old stomping grounds.
July 2009 • Sacramento Film & Music Festival • Inlaws & Outlaws receives an enthusiastic reception at this eclectic and lively festival.
October 2007 • Edmonton International Film Festival • Inlaws & Outlaws makes its Canadian Premiere, winning glowing reviews.
May 2007 • Rainier Independent Film Festival, •
Inlaws & Outlaws comes to Ashford, Washington for this community festival in the shadow of The Mountain.
April 2007 • Indianapolis International Film Festival, •
Inlaws & Outlaws make its Indiana Premiere, leading into a state-wide tour of the film with ICON, the Indiana Coalition On Non-Discrimination.
October 2006 • Milwaukee International Film Festival, • Inlaws & Outlaws returns to Milwaukee to this audience favorite. Wisconsin Public Radio hosts Drew Emery and Heather Andersen in a discussion about Inlaws & Outlaws. Click here to listen.
October 2006 • Boise Queer As Film Festival, • Inlaws & Outlaws makes its Idaho Premiere.
October 2006 • Connecticut Film Festival, • Inlaws & Outlaws makes its Connecticut Premiere.
September 2006 • Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival • Inlaws & Outlaws makes its Wisconsin Premiere.
April 2006 • TRUE/FALSE West Film Festival • The film plays to a packed house at this inaugural fest in Bellingham, Washington.
April 2006 • Ashland Independent Film Festival • For its Oregon Premiere, Inlaws & Outlaws plays to four sold-out houses in this popular festival.
March 2006 • Martha's Vineyard Independent Film Festival • For its Massachusetts Premiere, Inlaws & Outlaws plays to a sold-out house on the Vineyard. Festival director Thomas Bena calls it "one of my favorite films of all time."
January 2006 • Palm Springs International Film Festival Inlaws & Outlaws played to enthusiastic crowds at its California Premiere - with the film's producer Larry Schlessinger in attendance. Audiences went on to choose the film as Best of Fest, bringing it back for an encore screening.
November 2005 • Santa Fe Film Festival, • Inlaws & Outlaws played to two well-received screenings in its New Mexico Premiere.
October 2005 • Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, • Inlaws & Outlaws sells out its first show and a second show is added at the venerable Cinerama. The film is then given the audience award for Best Local Film.
Sept 2005 IFP Market in New York. • The film is one of only eight feature documentaries invited to screen at the Independent Film Project’s annual Market in New York.
May 2005 • Seattle International Film Festival • Standing ovations greet the film's premier at two sold-out screenings of Inlaws & Outlaws at SIFF, the nation's largest film festival! Director Drew Emery is voted Fourth Runner Up as Best Director.