'Love Free or Die' hits close to home
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 04:50PM
OutFaith in Bishop Gene Robinson, Entertainment, Macky Alston, Sandy Itkoff, Sundance Film Festival

By Sarah Moffitt, The Park Record - January 17, 2012

Macky Alston has been to Sundance once before, to debut one of his films in 1997, but this year the experience is a little different. Alston's movie, "Love Free or Die", a documentary competition film, hits close to home and he hopes it will start a dialogue that could change a lot of people's lives.

The documentary follows Bishop Gene Robinson, a New Hampshire man who became the first openly gay Bishop to be elected by the Episcopal Church. Producer Sandy Itkoff and Director Macky Alston follow Robinson's fight to bring equality to the church and prove that he should not have to choose between loving God and loving his husband. [Read Full Story]

Photo by Gillian Laub

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