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The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin

SCREENINGS:

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

 

COUNTRY: USA

YEAR: 2017

RUNNING TIME: 91’

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.

DIRECTOR’S FILMOGRAPHY:

2014 To Be Takei

2009 It Came from Kuchar

2005 One Ring Zero: Addendum – A Collection of One Ring Zero Music Videos Made by the General Public

2003 Sirens of the 23rd Century

 

 

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