The Year We Thought About Love
Behind the Scenes of Queer Youth Theater

The Year We Thought About Love - Behind the Scenes of Queer Youth Theater
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Allen avatar
Allen

This documentary is a Triumph!

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Ellen

Allen,

Thank you for the lovely comment and so glad you found the film with your library card!! Check out the other LGBTQ films on Kanopy from my colleagues at New Day Films!

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Rebecca

What privilege its been to get an intimate peak into the lives of these folks. I felt so invested in each of their stories by the end of the film. Thank you for putting this amazing piece together for the world to appreciate!

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Ellen

Rebecca,

Thank you for these thoughtful words, which mean so much to me, especially knowing that you are the same age as many of the young people in the film!

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Elizabeth

True Colors director Nick Bazo and two of the actors featured in this film visited our university in 2018 for a screening of this documentary and a talkback session. Both the video and the opportunity to dialogue were an invaluable experience for our students and community alike. Highly ...Read more

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Ellen

Elizabeth,

We are soooo grateful that your brought Nick and two of the youth from the film to your welcoming campus at UCF! They loved dong the Q&A with the students and the entire community you brought together. Thank you for all the work you do in the arts!

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Ellen

I am thrilled to report that in November 2016, Trae, one of the stars from our film, received an award form First Lady Michelle Obama on behalf of the entire theater troupe for excellence in youth arts. This is the first time a LGBTQ youth group received this award. When we asked to film the ...Read more

Michael avatar
Michael

Thank you so much for this. I am a community college instructor who teaches a course called Reflections: Representations of Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Class in Hollywood Movies.
I will be showing your fantastic film to all my students. Thank You again for your courage in making this ...Read more

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Ellen

Thank you Michael for your kind words. I'd love to hear how your students respond to the film! I hope you checked out the free 59-page discussion guide on the film's website. Meanwhile, I am now following BeLong on twitter. Looks like a great organization.

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