Filmmaker Jennifer Kroot interviews Maupin at steps to the real-life inspiration for Barbary Lane in Tales of the City

December 15, 2017

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

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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…...

The New Black filmmaker Yoruba Richen

June 12, 2014

The New Black: Yoruba Richen Expands the Conversation on Marriage Equality

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Yoruba Richen brings to her films a diverse perspective coming from a multifaceted background, all of which came into play when making her new documentary The New Black. The film…...

Karess, Sam and volunteer on Election Day
Film History

June 10, 2014

LGBTQ Pride: Movies That Rocked Their World [Updated]

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June is always LGBTQ Pride Month, and traditionally it's been both a time for reflection on gay history and struggles (originally created to commemorate the Stonewall riots of June 1969), along with…...

Two of the boys from Rich Hill

June 08, 2012

LGBT Pride Month: 10 Films From the AIDS Crisis

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June is LGBT Pride Month, and once again, we're giving in to the temptation to make a list! This year our LGBT feature film is We Were Here, a film about…...

June 20, 2011

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

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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…...