Friday, August 2, 2013

Small Town Gay Bar



2006 American Feature

Cast: Jim Bishop, Bill Curtis, Rick Gladish, Charles Smith and Justin Williams
Writer/Director: Malcolm Ingram

Synopsis:
Homophobia is alive and well in the small towns of the Deep South, as seen through the day-to-day struggles of two Mississippi gay bars.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 100% / Audience: 66%
  • OMG rating: 7/10

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD: Available



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Awards:
  • GLAAD Media Award nomination for Outstanding Documentary.
  • L.A. Outfest Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary.
  • Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Jury Award for Best Documentary.

Notes/Trivia:
  • The two bars profiled in the film are Rumors in Shannon, Mississippi, and Different Seasons/Crossroads in Meridian, Mississippi.
  • The film also travels to Bay Minette, Alabama, the site of the brutal hate crime murder of 18-year-old Scotty Joe Weaver in 2004.

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