The unsung story of the queer women behind some of country music’s greatest hits


Winner of the NewFest 2021 Audience Award for Documentary Feature.

Deeply moving and triumphant, INVISIBLE gives center stage to the lesbian women who have long been hidden behind the curtain of the country music industry, all while working with big-name artists and making major contributions to the scene.

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Filling in the gaps of this untold history, director T.J. Parsell spotlights the stories of these talented and persevering women — singers, songwriters, and producers — in heartfelt interviews and through their music. Featuring Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris, Chely Wright, Ruthie Foster, Bonnie Baker, Dianne Davidson, Mary Gauthier, and more, INVISIBLE stirs the soul while plucking at guitars and heartstrings.

Cast: Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris, Pam Tillis, Chely Wright, Mary Gauthier, Kye Fleming, Bonnie Baker, Jess Leary, Ruthie Foster, Cidny Bullens (formerly Cindy Bullens), Gretchen Peters, Dianne Davidson, Maryann Kennedy, Pam Rose, Cheryl Wheeler, and Virginia Team.


T.J. Parsell


107 minutes