29th Galway Film Fleadh 11th – 16th July 2017

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin

Wed 12 July / Town Hall Studio / 13:30 / Older Teens and up
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“Maupin offers a disarmingly frank look at the journey that took him from the jungles of Vietnam to the bathhouses of 70s’ San Francisco to the front line of the American culture war.”


Competition Entry

Irish Premiere

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 feature documentary about the creator of Tales of the City moves nimbly between the playful, the poignant, and the laugh-out-loud funny.

Winner: Audience Award, Best Documentary, SXSW

Director Jennifer M Kroot
Cast Armistead Maupin, Laura Linney, Neil Gaiman & Sir Ian McKellan
Script Jennifer M Kroot
Producers Gerry Kim, Jennifer M Kroot & Mayuran Tiruchelvam

Year 2017
Country USA
Duration 90 minutes

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