March 11, 2011
Studio: First Run Features
Director: Crayton Robey
MPAA Rating: N/A
Starring: Edward Albee, Mart Crowley, Michael Cunningham, Robert Wagner
Official website: FirstRunFeatures.com
On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the Gay Rights Movement, the film explores the drama, struggle and enduring legacy of the first-ever gay play and subsequent Hollywood movie to successfully reach a mainstream audience. Beloved by some for breaking new ground, and condemned by others for reinforcing gay stereotypes, The Boys in the Band sparked heated controversy that still exists four decades later.