YouTube to develop LGBTQ Documentary

Last Updated: Fri, Sep 14, 2018 11:32 hrs

Washington: American Filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman are collaborating with YouTube to develop the LGBTQ documentary 'State Of Pride'.

The film will focus on the significance of Pride 50 years after the historic Stonewall riots. This is not the first time the two filmmakers have taken up this issue, their past works documenting the LGBTQ experience include the Oscar-winning 'Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt' and Emmy Award-winning film 'The Celluloid Closet'.

The film will feature a series of interviews conducted by activist Raymond Braun. Braun will be traveling to major cities and rural towns across America, talking to individuals for whom the Stonewall riots mark a pivotal moment in their personal journeys.

Susanne Daniels, global head of original programming at YouTube, said that the film features powerful conversations with inspiring individuals as they open up about Pride and how it has changed over the past 50 years.