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Outrage

(2009)

Rated R for some language and sexual references.

R In Theaters 05/8/2009 , 87min.
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Plot & Details

Kirby Dick, the Academy Award-nominated director of This Film Is Not Yet Rated, exposes the hypocrisy of closeted politicians who actively campaign against the very community they secretly belong to. Some of the most influential policy-makers in the United States are gay, but you wouldn't know it to look at their voting records -- despite being members of the LGBT community, many closeted politicians actually vote against the proposals designed to give that community equal rights. In speaking with such members of the gay community as U.S. representatives Tammy Baldwin and Barney Frank, as well as radio personality Michelangelo Signorile, activist Larry Kramer, and former N.J. governor Jim McGreevey, Dick is able to explore the complexities of leading a double lifestyle, as well as highlight the double standards of a media that has become obsessed with covering the sex lives of gay public figures.

Hot Docs International Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2009 Hot Docs International Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

Tribeca Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2009 Tribeca Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

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