Downtown Film Fest lineup set

Los Angeles event runs Aug. 12-22

The lineup at the 2009 Downtown Film Festival-Los Angeles will range from Jeffrey Jay Orgill's "Boppin' at the Glue Factory," a dark comedy about a junkie nurse working the night shift of a convalescent hospital, to Barbara Ettinger's doc "A Sea Change," about the acidification of the oceans. The fest runs from Aug. 12-22 at the AT&T Center Theater.

"The year's feature film line-up reflects themes of personal discovery and societal angst -- perhaps a sign of the times. How the individual films tackle these broad themes is wildly divergent, from illuminating nonfiction to dark comedies and unconventional dramas," festival programming director Roger M. Mayer said.

Other films on tap include Mickey Blaine's "Commit," David Russo's "The Immaculate Conception of Little Dizzle," Richard Sears' "In the Drink," Gabriel Sunday's "My Suicide," Philippe Diaz's "Now & Later," and Nina Menkes' "Phantom Love."