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    Entries in Sundance Film Festival (2)

    Thursday
    Jan192012

    Sundance Film Short Explores Homosexuality in the Korean-American Community

    By Matt Hilbrun, Voice of America - January 19, 2012

    The story behind the new short-film Dol (First Birthday) is packed with enough drama to be turned into a movie of its own.

    Dol was Korean-American filmmaker Andrew Ahn's way of coming out to his parents. He wanted acceptance from his family. He got that and, in the process, had the movie accepted for screening at the Sundance Film Festival, one of the most prestigious cinema showcases in the world. [Read Full Story]

    Tuesday
    Jan172012

    'Love Free or Die' hits close to home

    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