The worldpremiere of Ron Oliver's murder mystery Third Man Out will open the 2005 PhiladelphiaInternational Gay And Lesbian Film Festival, which closes with Craig Lucas'noir thriller The Dying Gaul.

Festivalorganisers will present three awards this year. Activist and actor Kathy Najimywill receive the Artistic Achievement Award, actor Peter Paige will receive theGay Icon Award, and filmmaker Craig Chester will collect the ArtisticAchievement Award after introducing his directorial debut, Adam And Steve.

The event isscheduled to run from Jul 7-19. For more details visit the official website at