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The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin
November 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
32nd Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival presents…
THE UNTOLD TALES OF ARMISTEAD MAUPIN
directed by Jennifer Kroot
editor/co-director Bill Weber
US, 90min., 2017
The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin examines the life and work of one of the world’s most beloved storytellers, following his evolution from a conservative son of the Old South into a gay rights pioneer whose novels have inspired millions to claim their own truth.
Jennifer Kroot’s documentary about the creator of Tales of the City moves nimbly between playful and poignant and laugh-out-loud funny.
With help from his friends (including Neil Gaiman, Laura Linney, Olympia Dukakis, Sir Ian McKellen and Amy Tan) Maupin offers a disarmingly frank look at the journey that took him from the jungles of Vietnam to the bathhouses of 70’s San Francisco to the front line of the American culture war.
Audience Award, Documentary Spotlight, SXSW 2017
Admission, tickets available at door.
UWM Union Cinema Box Office Open 30min. prior to showtime
FREE for students
Festival passes available:
See all of the 2017 Festival for only $50!
The 32nd Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival is presented by the Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres and is made possible thanks to our generous sponsors, who include UWM Union Programming; Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Eldon E. Murray Fund; Milwaukee Pride; Joseph R. Pabst; Richard Kaul; Burbach & Stansbury S.C., Attorneys at Law; Cream City Foundation’s Sutton Place Fund & Valentine Fund; Planned Parenthood; BESTD Clinic; Northwestern Mutual; AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin; and many other generous businesses, community groups, and individuals.