The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin


November 16 – Espaço Itaú Augusta – 4 pm
November 22 – CCSP – Sala Paulo Emílio – 3 pm



YEAR: 2017


DIRECTOR: Jennifer M. Kroot

CAST: Armistead Maupin, Neil Gaiman, Laura Linney, Olympia Dukakis, Sir Ian McKellen, Amy Tan CO-DIRECTION: Bill Weber SCREENPLAY: Jennifer M. Kroot CINEMATOGRAPHY: Shane King EDITING: Bill Weber SOUND: Lora Hirschberg PRODUCTION: Gerry Kim, Jennifer M. Kroot, Mayuran Tiruchelvam PRODUCTION COMPANY: Tigerlily Pictures in association with Dodgeville Films

SYNOPSIS: An examination of 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. With help from his friends (including Neil Gaiman, Laura Linney, Olympia Dukakis, Sir Ian McKellen and Amy Tan) Maupin, best known for his Tales of the City series of novels, offers a disarmingly frank look at the journey that took him from the jungles of Vietnam to the bathhouses of 70’s San Francisco to the front line of the American culture war.


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