New York Premiere.
Alden Peters, USA, 2015, 72 min
When documentarian Alden Peters finally makes the decision to come out, he brings a camera to film each conversation, hoping it will keep any negative reactions at bay. As Peters captures the surprising reactions to his revelation, he also explores the recent phenomenon of young LGBTQ kids coming out to their loved ones on YouTube. Featuring interviews with experts like Janet Mock, COMING OUT is a heartwarming exploration of a common experience across queer generations.
Writer: Alden Peters Cast: Janet Mock, Dr. Ritch Savin-Williams, Zach Stafford In Person: Alden Peters
Screening with shorts
A Good Man Dir/Scr: Mike Rauch, Tim Rauch, 2014, USA, English In this animated StoryCorps short, Bryan Wilmoth talks with his brother Mike about reuniting with his siblings years after their dad kicked Bryan out for being gay.
Taper Taper, dir. Paul Sauline, 2015, USA, 9 min, English Seemingly harmless comments and actions from a nine-year-old boy’s family reveal fears and tensions that the boy doesn’t yet understand.