Film Discussion – Rock Hudson’s Home Movies: The Life and Career of Actor Rock Hudson

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A documentary about the career and eventual death from AIDS of actor Rock Hudson. Rock Hudson’s Home Movies is a compilation of privileged moments from various Hudson vehicles that, in one way or another, confirm or deny (and thus serve to reconfirm) the actor’s necessarily concealed homosexuality. “It was all up there,” says Rock HudsonContinue reading "Film Discussion – Rock Hudson’s Home Movies: The Life and Career of Actor Rock Hudson"

Film Discussion – Expanding Gender: Youth Out Front

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These three short documentaries explore the varied identities of trans and gender expansive youth and young adults. In Tomgirl we meet Jake, a confident and lovable gender expansive seven-year-old who invites us into his world of hockey playing and skirt wearing to explore the transformative power of love and support from adults. Next, experience theContinue reading "Film Discussion – Expanding Gender: Youth Out Front"

Film Discussion – Sordid Lives

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In this cult classic comedy from writer-director Del Shores, a gay West Hollywood actor returns home to his small Texas town for his grandmother’s funeral. As we meet the three generations of his dysfunctional family, the hilariously trashy truth of their “sordid lives” is revealed. SORDID LIVES features an all-star ensemble cast, including Olivia Newton-JohnContinue reading "Film Discussion – Sordid Lives"

Film Discussion – Back on Board: Greg Louganis: The Triumphs and Struggles of an Olympic Champion

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An intimate portrait of the public triumphs and private struggles of trailblazing openly gay athlete Greg Louganis. A refreshingly candid documentary about this four-time Olympic champion, BACK ON BOARD follows Louganis for three years as he struggles with financial security and reunites with the sport he once dominated but did not feel welcome in. TheContinue reading "Film Discussion – Back on Board: Greg Louganis: The Triumphs and Struggles of an Olympic Champion"

Film Discussion – The Sunday Sessions

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An intimate portrait of one man’s struggle to reconcile his religious conviction and sexual identity. The observational documentary chronicles the turbulent journey of Nathan as he attends conversion therapy in hope of changing his sexual orientation. Conversion therapy is the controversial, non-scientifically based process which aims to convert an individual’s sexual orientation from homosexual toContinue reading "Film Discussion – The Sunday Sessions"