TROUBLING THE STILL WATERS OF DENIAL: Writer/Director Derek Hallquist’s Beautifully Crafted Telling of His Father’s Journey

By: Vernon Nickerson Still waters run deep is a proverb of Latin origin now commonly taken to mean that a placid exterior hides a passionate or subtle nature.” (Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)   “Denial” Writer and Director Derek Hallquist’s exquisitely composed story of his parent Christine Hallquist’s (nee David Hallquist) life, is the ultimate 21st…

“Boy Meets Girl” A Message Of Unconditional Love: A interview With Director Eric Schaeffer

By: Adrienne Vaught Edited By : Colleen Page “Boy Meets Girl” is a coming-of-age LGBT film in which Director Eric Schaeffer challenges the audience to take their preconceived ideas of the small rural American town, throw it out the window into the gutter where most preconceived notions belong. Combine that with our innate drive to belong to…

Nine New LGBT Documentaries Awarded Support from Arcus Foundation Fund at Sundance Institute

Today the Arcus Foundation announced a lineup of nine lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) -themed documentary films that are to receive support from the newly established Arcus Foundation Fund at Sundance Institute. Established in 2013, the Arcus Foundation Fund provides direct grants to support independent, high potential documentary film projects focused on LGBT issues.…