Family Fundamentals Poster

Release Date: October 17th, 2002

DVD Release Date: June 14th, 2005

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 14 min

Plot Summary
Arthur Dong's documentary delves into conservative religious families who have gay children, discovering that many parents become active campaigners against gay rights. We meet people on both sides of the debate, like Kathleen Bremner, a California grandmother who runs a homemade "ministry" counseling conservative parents, and Brett Matthews, a former Air Force cadet excommunicated by his Mormon family. Dong's film seeks not to shock, but to show the shared humanity of his opposing subjects.

Director: Arthur Dong

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Sony Pictures Classics

Keywords: Moving, Rivalry, Sacrifice, 2000s, Passionate, Emotional

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