Out at the Movies Winston-Salem

The Ace Theater

The Ace Theater

Out at the Movies Director, Rex Welton, AKRON’s own Amy da Luz and Brian O’Donnell

Out at the Movies Director, Rex Welton, AKRON’s own Amy da Luz and Brian O’Donnell

Brian with his aunt and uncle, Louise and Bill Kennedy

Brian with his aunt and uncle, Louise and Bill Kennedy

Brian with Tony Garcia and Skip Lawling

Brian with Tony Garcia and Skip Lawling

Rainbow Fest Baltimore

Brian O'Donnell with Creative Alliance's KJ Mohr and Samantha Mitchell

Brian O'Donnell with Creative Alliance's KJ Mohr and Samantha Mitchell

Brian and Samantha with some of the great audience members

Brian and Samantha with some of the great audience members

Frameline40

Frameline40 at the historic Castro Theater

Frameline40 at the historic Castro Theater

Brian and Ellen with the amazing Wolfe team!

Brian and Ellen with the amazing Wolfe team!

Q&A after the screening

Q&A after the screening

Ellen Kollar and Brian O'Donnell and the AKRON marquis!

Ellen Kollar and Brian O'Donnell and the AKRON marquis!

Inside the beautiful Castro Theater

Inside the beautiful Castro Theater

KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Fest

Brian O'Donnell at the Liberty Theater

Brian O'Donnell at the Liberty Theater

Introducing AKRON

Introducing AKRON

 

MIFO Miami LGBT Film Festival

The theater

The theater

Yule Nunez, festival manager, with Brian

Yule Nunez, festival manager, with Brian

The audience taking their seats for AKRON

The audience taking their seats for AKRON

Brian with Celina Jaitly, Bollywood actress, recording artist, former Miss India and UN Equality Champion

Brian with Celina Jaitly, Bollywood actress, recording artist, former Miss India and UN Equality Champion

 
Andrea Burns' ("Lenora Cruz") parents with Brian O'Donnell

Andrea Burns' ("Lenora Cruz") parents with Brian O'Donnell

The line before the AKRON screening

The line before the AKRON screening

Cleveland International Film Festival

Erin O'Donnell, Brian O'Donnell, Alaina O'Donnell and Celia O'Donnell

Erin O'Donnell, Brian O'Donnell, Alaina O'Donnell and Celia O'Donnell

Danny O'Donnell ("Tucker") and Brian

Danny O'Donnell ("Tucker") and Brian

Emily Patterson, Brian and Todd Patterson

Emily Patterson, Brian and Todd Patterson

Drew Wimmer ("John") and friend and Brian

Drew Wimmer ("John") and friend and Brian

Jane Timken, Ellen Kollar, Mike O'Donnell and Bridget Chevalier

Jane Timken, Ellen Kollar, Mike O'Donnell and Bridget Chevalier

The Square Nightclub bartenders

The Square Nightclub bartenders

BFI Flare

Paddy Jordan, Brian O'Donnell, Ellen Kollar and Sasha King

Paddy Jordan, Brian O'Donnell, Ellen Kollar and Sasha King

Brian Robinson leading Q&A with Brian O'Donnell and Sasha King

Brian Robinson leading Q&A with Brian O'Donnell and Sasha King

Sasha King, Brian O'Donnell and Muffin Hix

Sasha King, Brian O'Donnell and Muffin Hix

Martin Perry, Brian O'Donnell and Alice Hargreaves

Martin Perry, Brian O'Donnell and Alice Hargreaves

Amsterdam:  Roze Filmdagen

Paul Roeland, Brian O'Donnell and Werner Borkes

Paul Roeland, Brian O'Donnell and Werner Borkes

The cinema

The cinema

Santiago Hilara and Brian O'Donnell

Santiago Hilara and Brian O'Donnell

New York City Premiere - Benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

The SVA Theater

The SVA Theater

A toast with the cast and creative team - Amy da Luz, Cailan Rose, Tim Kollar, Sasha King, Ellen Kollar, Brian O'Donnell, Joseph Melendez, Andrea Burns and Matthew Frias

A toast with the cast and creative team - Amy da Luz, Cailan Rose, Tim Kollar, Sasha King, Ellen Kollar, Brian O'Donnell, Joseph Melendez, Andrea Burns and Matthew Frias

Joe Norton leads the Q&A with Brian O'Donnell, Sasha King, Andrea Burns, Amy da Luz, Matthew Frias, Cailan Rose and Joseph Melendez

Joe Norton leads the Q&A with Brian O'Donnell, Sasha King, Andrea Burns, Amy da Luz, Matthew Frias, Cailan Rose and Joseph Melendez

Benny and Lenora Cruz, aka Matthew Frias and Andrea Burns

Benny and Lenora Cruz, aka Matthew Frias and Andrea Burns

Phoenix:  Desperado LGBT Film Festival

Matthew Frias, Brian O'Donnell and the fantastic Desperado Team

Matthew Frias, Brian O'Donnell and the fantastic Desperado Team

International Film Students Paradise Valley Community College, with Matthew and Brian

International Film Students Paradise Valley Community College, with Matthew and Brian

Matthew, John Yaist, Brian and Kelly Rafford

Matthew, John Yaist, Brian and Kelly Rafford

Matthew with some of the terrific festival volunteers

Matthew with some of the terrific festival volunteers

Paris Independent Film Festival

The Reflet Medicis Theater

The Reflet Medicis Theater

Brian O'Donnell, Sasha King and Bill Snodgrass

Brian O'Donnell, Sasha King and Bill Snodgrass

Brian with Paris hosts Meir Bar-Maymon and Shai Somek

Brian with Paris hosts Meir Bar-Maymon and Shai Somek

Brian and Anne-Marie Poliquin

Brian and Anne-Marie Poliquin

OutReels Cincinnati

Brian O'Donnell and Chuck Beatty with AKRON's Best Feature Film Award

Brian O'Donnell and Chuck Beatty with AKRON's Best Feature Film Award

Ellen Kollar, Brian and Chuck

Ellen Kollar, Brian and Chuck

Post-party fun!

Post-party fun!

St. Louis International Film Festival

The Hi-Pointe Theater

The Hi-Pointe Theater

Queuing for AKRON at the Hi-Pointe Backlot

Queuing for AKRON at the Hi-Pointe Backlot

Ellen Kollar, Chris Clark, Sasha King, Brian O'Donnell and SLIFF staffer, Sarah

Ellen Kollar, Chris Clark, Sasha King, Brian O'Donnell and SLIFF staffer, Sarah

A fantastic film festival!

A fantastic film festival!

Columbus International Film + Video Festival

The Drexel Theater

The Drexel Theater

Sasha King and Brian O'Donnell with their Best LGBT Narrative Film Awards, with Lori Gum and Ellen Kollar

Sasha King and Brian O'Donnell with their Best LGBT Narrative Film Awards, with Lori Gum and Ellen Kollar

A whole bunch of O'Donnells, with Sasha King, Lori Gum and Shannon Shonk

A whole bunch of O'Donnells, with Sasha King, Lori Gum and Shannon Shonk

Brian, Sasha and Ellen, with AKRON's name in lights!

Brian, Sasha and Ellen, with AKRON's name in lights!

Kansas International Film Festival

The Glenwood Arts Theater

The Glenwood Arts Theater

Brian Mossman, Brian O'Donnell and Bruce Mossman

Brian Mossman, Brian O'Donnell and Bruce Mossman

Jim O'Donnell, Ellen Kollar, Brian O'Donnell and Peggy Abood

Jim O'Donnell, Ellen Kollar, Brian O'Donnell and Peggy Abood

Brian O'Donnell and other filmmakers

Brian O'Donnell and other filmmakers

FilmDayton Festival

The Neon Theater

The Neon Theater

A group of O'Donnells: Bill, Catherine, Brian, Dan and Anne

A group of O'Donnells: Bill, Catherine, Brian, Dan and Anne

David Temmesfeld and Brian O'Donnell

David Temmesfeld and Brian O'Donnell

Brian O'Donnell and Ellen Kollar

Brian O'Donnell and Ellen Kollar

MiFo Film Festival

Cinema Paradiso

Cinema Paradiso

Tommy Kang, Mark Kollar, Brian O'Donnell and Patty Garvy

Mark Gilbert presenting award to Brian O'Donnell and Ellen Kollar (photo credit: RADskillZ)

Mark Gilbert presenting award to Brian O'Donnell and Ellen Kollar (photo credit: RADskillZ)

So proud to win Best Feature Film Runner-Up Audience Award! (photo credit: RADskillZ)

So proud to win Best Feature Film Runner-Up Audience Award! (photo credit: RADskillZ)

ImageOut:  The Rochester LGBT Film and Video Festival

The Little Theater

The Little Theater

A fun night with Michael Gamilla, Dan and Anne O'Donnell, Larry Cook, Ellen Kollar and Brian O'Donnell (photo credit: Garnetta Ely)

A fun night with Michael Gamilla, Dan and Anne O'Donnell, Larry Cook, Ellen Kollar and Brian O'Donnell (photo credit: Garnetta Ely)

Brian O'Donnell and Michael Gamilla

Brian O'Donnell and Michael Gamilla

The crowd coming in...

The crowd coming in...

Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival

Kathleen Mullen, Brian O'Donnell and David Daniels

Kathleen Mullen, Brian O'Donnell and David Daniels

Fiona O'Donnell with a special cake!

Fiona O'Donnell with a special cake!

Jim O'Donnell and Brian at the theater

Jim O'Donnell and Brian at the theater

The audience getting ready for AKRON

The audience getting ready for AKRON

TampaBay International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

KJ Mohr and Brian O'Donnell

KJ Mohr and Brian O'Donnell

The theater

The theater

Alicia Palm, Brian and Barbara Palm

Alicia Palm, Brian and Barbara Palm

The crowd entering for AKRON

The crowd entering for AKRON

Out on Film: Atlanta's LGBTQ Film Festival

Brian O'Donnell and Jim Farmer, Out on Film Festival Director

Brian O'Donnell and Jim Farmer, Out on Film Festival Director

A beautiful day at the Midtown Art Cinema in Atlanta

A beautiful day at the Midtown Art Cinema in Atlanta

Brian O'Donnell and Ellen Kollar

Brian O'Donnell and Ellen Kollar

Brian O'Donnell with festival volunteers Alfredo Claro and Rich Degnats

Brian O'Donnell with festival volunteers Alfredo Claro and Rich Degnats

Cincinnati Film Festival

Isabel Machado and Brian O'Donnell

Isabel Machado and Brian O'Donnell

Ellen Kollar, Tim Kollar and Brian O'Donnell

Ellen Kollar, Tim Kollar and Brian O'Donnell

The Showboat Majestic

The Showboat Majestic

The crowd entering as the doors opened

The crowd entering as the doors opened