Friday night's opening of the 15th annual Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival featured personal appearances by the stars, director and producer of G.B.F, the movie screened at Gusman Cultural Center in downtown Miami.
Above, from left: G.B.F. director Darren Stein, star Michael J. Willett and producer Stephen Israel.
Before the screening, the film festival board honored previous chairman Michael Toomey.
Afterward, the cast and crew mingled with festival goers at FIFTY Ultra Lounge at the Viceroy Hotel on Brickell Avenue.
The festival continues Saturday. Movie star James Franco, whose film Interior. Leather Bar will be screened Sunday night at The Colony Theatre in Miami Beach, receives the HBO Latin America Ally Award 9 p.m. Saturday at Gusman. Click here for a full schedule of events.
Click here to view more pictures from opening night. Photos by STEVE ROTHAUS / Miami Herald Staff.