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Happiness Adjacent – Rob Williams

“Stylistically, the way we’re going to tell it, and kind of the intimacy of the story–there’s only three characters–make it a little different from what we’ve done in the past, but I think that’s good,”…

Alabama Bound – Carolyn Sherer

“In Alabama we’ve had a decade of using the arts to educate others about minority communities, and it’s been very successful in a very conservative state,” said Carolyn Sherer, co-director of ALABAMA BOUND, in an…

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin – Jennifer M. Kroot

“Armistead’s own tales are actually stranger than fiction because he went from being a vehemently conservative aristocrat in the deep south to an proudly out San Franciscan, whose open heart inspires compassion and togetherness,” said…

Princess Cyd – Stephen Cone

In an interview with Hammer to Nail, Stephen Cone, writer and director of Princess Cyd, said, “More than coming out, or sexual discovery, for me it’s this continued kind of nature vs. spirit and body…

Torrey Pines – Clyde Petersen

“The story I know the most intimately is my own, so it felt pretty natural to say this is a great way to tell this story and make a feature for the first time,” Said…

Signature Move – Jennifer Reeder

“I feel like I learned so much and in the process, I also figured out a way to tell someone else’s story authentically,” said Jennifer Reeder to TimeOut Chicago about her latest directing project, Signature…

Dating My Mother – Mike Roma

“I’ve always been fascinated by the bond between mothers and their gay sons, but I’ve never seen a relationship quite like my own depicted onscreen,” said Mike Roma to Indiewire.com about his latest film Dating My…

ABU (Father) – Arshad Khan

Arshad Khan is a writer and director. In his directorial debut, Khan’s film, ABU, meaning “father,” chronical’s his family’s rise and fall in the wake of a country in turmoil and their eventual migration to Canada….