We Were Here

When AIDS arrived in San Francisco in 1981, it decimated a community, but also brought people together in inspiring and moving ways to support and care for one another and to fight for dignity and a cure.

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin examines the life and work of one of the world’s most beloved storytellers, following his evolution from a conservative son of the Old South into a gay rights pioneer whose novels have inspired millions to claim their own truth. Jennifer Kroot’s documentary about the creator of Tales of the … READ MORE

Take the Armistead Maupin and Tales of the City Pop Quiz!

How much do you know about Armistead Maupin and about his beloved Tales of the City series? Are you a Maupin superfan? Take this quiz we created for both for longtime fans and those who are newer to Maupin and Tales to enjoy. However you grade out, we think you’ll both enjoy it and learn something. Direct … READ MORE

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin – Trailer

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin examines the life and work of one of the world’s most beloved storytellers, following his evolution from a conservative son of the Old South into a gay rights pioneer whose Tales of the City books have inspired millions to claim their own truth. Jennifer Kroot’s documentary about the creator … READ MORE

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin examines the life and work of one of the world’s most beloved storytellers, following his evolution from a conservative son of the Old South into a gay rights pioneer whose novels have inspired millions to claim their own truth. Jennifer Kroot’s documentary about the creator of Tales of the … READ MORE

Real Boy – Full Film

A moving and intimate story of a family in transition, Real Boy follows the journey of trans teen Bennett as he navigates adolescence, sobriety, and the physical and emotional ramifications of his changing gender identity. Through the process, his mother Suzy makes her own transformation — travelling a difficult road toward accepting that the daughter … READ MORE

Real Boy – A Family Thanksgiving, Apart – Clip

In this excerpt from the Independent Lens film Real Boy, trans friends Bennett and Dylan prepare a Thanksgiving dinner together, while Bennett also tries to reach out to his family. He offers to come see them but finds his dad and sister and all of them are in their own ways still uncomfortable with him. He … READ MORE

12 Father’s Day Docs:  Stepping Out of Dad’s Shadow

Relationships with our dads can be complicated, as reflected in a collection of diverse, very worthy documentary films we’ve selected for Father’s Day viewing consideration. All of the dads depicted here had a major impact on the lives of their children in one way or another, even if not in every instance for the best. … READ MORE

Transgender People Trying to Find Love

For many, romance may be a swipe away via dating apps like Tinder and OKCupid, but it’s often more elusive for those who are transgender. We asked a few trans individuals to describe their experiences looking for love. READ MORE