Southern Family

2002 | Coming Out / Documentary / Parenting/Family / Relationships | 14m | USA
Directors: Keith Wilson

A Christmas party at a Southern grandmother’s home turns into an unexpected and tense coming out story in this heartwarming 2002 documentary that spans several generations.

Reviews and Awards

Best Documentary Short, Downstream International Film Festival

Second Prize, Best Documentary Short, Oregon Queer Film Festival

Honorable Mention, Best Documentary Short, Chicago Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

“Gays whose families are less accepting should be moved.Those who've been afraid to come out to their families may be empowered to do so. Many viewers will connect emotionally with Southern Family and love it unconditionally.” —Southern Voice