- Published: [New York, N.Y.] : First Run Features, 
- Year Published: 2008
- Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Language: English
- Format: DVD
- Karslake, Daniel.
- Mendoza, Helen.
- Kennedy, Nancy.
- VisionQuest (Firm)
- Atticus Group (Firm)
- For the Bible Tells Me So (Firm)
- First-Run Features (Firm)
- Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
- Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
- Bible and homosexuality.
- Christian gays -- United States.
- Christianity -- United States.
- Documentary films.
- Feature films.
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Call number: DVD 220.83 Fo
Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor, Downtown Storage Adult
Originally released in 2007.
Special features: New interviews with Bishop Gene Robinson and director Daniel Karslake; film notes; resource guide.
Interviews: Bishop Gene Robinson, Imogene & Victor Robinson; Brenda, David and Tonia Poteat; Phil, Randi and Jake Reitan; Chrissy, Jane and Dick Gephardt; Mary Lou Wallner; Archbishop Desmond Tutu; Reverend Peter Gomes; Rabbi Brain Zachary Mayer; Reverend Dr. Laurence C. Keene; Reverend Irene Monroe.
Brilliantly reconciles homosexuality and Biblical scripture, and reveals that religious anti-gay bias is based almost solely upon a misinterpretation of the Bible. Through the experiences of five very normal, Christian, American familes - including those of former House Majority Leader Richard Gephardt and Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson - discover how people of faith handle the realization of having a gay child or family member.
DVD, NTSC; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
I highly recommend this documentary for every person of every faith to watch.
It includes Former Speaker of the US House of Representatives Dick Gephardt and his daughter, Christy, who is a lesbian. It also includes an interview with the first openly gay bishop in the worldwide Episcopal Church, Gene Robinson, and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who was instrumental in ending Apartheid in South Africa.
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