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From North Carolina to San Francisco: Jennifer Kroot Tells the Tales of Maupin

Jennifer Kroot brings a background in underground filmmaking to her documentaries and uses that sensibility to create surprises within her stories. The San Francisco-based filmmaker first caught the eye of writer Armistead Maupin when he saw her documentary To Be Takei, about actor and activist George Takei, and, as Maupin said affectionately and humorously in … READ MORE

LGBT Pride Month: 10 Films From the AIDS Crisis

June is LGBT Pride Month, and once again, we’re giving in to the temptation to make a list! This year our LGBT featureĀ film is We Were Here, a film about the AIDS years in San Francisco, when a community was decimated by a mysterious and deadly disease about which little was known. For those of … READ MORE

(A Highly Subjective) Top 10 LGBT Documentaries for Pride Month

It’s LGBT Pride Month, and with celebrations cropping up across the country, we thought we’d have a look at documentaries dealing with LGBT issues are. Here’s my personal Top 10 … feel free to suggest your own favorites in the comments section. 10. Two Spirits The story of the murder of Fred Martinez, this documentary … READ MORE