PRODUCER/DIRECTOR VIVIAN KLEIMAN
Vivian Kleiman is known for tackling challenging subjects and filmic approaches. She Executive Produced the Academy Award® nominated LAST DAY OF FREEDOM. She and film partner Marlon Riggs garnered the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award, Organization of American Historians’ Eric Barnouw Award and International Documentary Association’s Outstanding Achievement Award. For 9 years, she taught filmmaking at Stanford University’s Graduate Program in Documentary Film Production. www.viviankleiman.com
CO-PRODUCER/WRITER JUSTIN HALL
Justin Hall is a pioneer historian of LGBTQ comics, a Fulbright Scholar and a recognized artist in the field. He received the Xeric Award and the Prism Queer Press, and his work has appeared in the Houghton Miflin Best American Comics, the Best Erotic Comics, and the SF Weekly. He edited the first comprehensive anthology of queer comics, No Straight Lines: Four Decades of Queer Comics, which received a 2013 Lambda Literary Award and a prestigious Eisner Award nomination. Justin is Assistant Professor of Comics at the California College of the Arts. www.justinhallcomics.com
CINEMATOGRAPHER ANDY BLACK
Andy Black is a Bay Area cinematographer whose work on award-winning independent documentary films includes: SCOUT’S HONOR (Tom Shepard); 50 CHILDREN: THE RESCUE MISSION OF MR. & MRS. KRAUS (Steven Pressman), SPEAKING IN TONGUES (Marcia Jarmel & Ken Schneider), SICKO (Michael Moore), and THE WEATHER UNDERGROUND (Sam Green). His work has been broadcast on MTV, BBC, PBS, Discovery, National Geographic Explorer and Channel 4 (England).