West Hollywood kicks off film fest

Starts Aug. 5 with 'Words Unspoken,' 'Annul Victory'

The second annual West Hollywood International Film Festival will run Wednesday through Saturday at various West Hollywood theaters.

The fest kicks off at the Pacific Design Center with the short film "Words Unspoken," starring Renee O'Connor, and the documentary "Annul Victory," about the ongoing battle waged by gay and lesbian couples in their quest for civil rights.