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Close to Home
24 minutes
Close to Home
CLOSE TO HOME documents the filmmaker's journey as he comes out to a conservative, Jamaican family and negotiates a painful relationship with a 21-year old heterosexual man.
"Increasingly raw - and riveting." - Ernest Hardy, LA Weekly
"Incorporating home movies and stills from his childhood, superimpositions of sexual encounters, and black and white and color footage of him addressing the camera, Evans puts a uniquely innovative spin on the personal doc genre." - Thomas White, International Documentary
• San Francisco Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
• Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
• Philadelphia Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
• MIX - NY Experimental Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
• Image & Nation
• Montreal Gay & Lesbian Film Fest
• Toronto Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
• London Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
• Boston Gay & Lesbain Film Festival, 1998
• Paul Robeson Fund Grant/The Funding Exchange, 1998
• Film Production Grant (Film/Video Arts,NYC)
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