Thursday, July 15, 2010

Joy E. Reed Extended Interview

Outcomes – Ron Nyswaner
Joy E. Reed
It’s a series of 5 documentary shorts drawn from interviews with an array of LGBTQ people residing in New York ’s Hudson Valley who have come out of the closet. The project puts a human face on a highly politicized subject; The subjects include Alix Dobkin, a lesbian musical pioneer and feminist icon from the 1970’s; Leigh Noble, a Trans mathematician; Ted Hayes, a former Baptist minister; Anise Cruzado, a Latina beautician; and Ron Nyswaner, screenwriter of the groundbreaking film Philadelphia and gay rights activist. The project was co-produced with the Kingston LGBTQ Community Center with support from the Dutchess County Arts Council.

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