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- I like rock
We actually met through our mutual friend, another Alex, Alex Weck! Just friends for the first few months, we often grabbed meals in the cafeteria with our shared friend group, played Mario themed video games, attended hockey games, and pulled pranks on one another.
Always been my idea of an inspiration. I realized that there was so much to their stories that was untold. OutHaus Films is a production company started by T. Parsell and Bill Brimm. It was a ificant documentary, and we had to honor it and respect it as best as we could. They kept their sexualities to themselves for most or all of their careers.
We are aware of the fact we are gay, but we are still men and realized the importance of providing the safe space that these women needed to make the film happen authentically. Can you tell me about yourselves?
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I was in software for 20 years and spent another 20 years working in prison reform. The final film is called Invisible.
What are some of your inspirations? Share on linkedin. There is a lot of heartache in the world. Producer Brimm with multi-Grammy winner Linda Ronstadt, ally. They had so much to overcome in this industry. No matter how big the obstacle, they just keep persevering. They missed out on record deals and seeing their dreams come true, but they also were not willing to sacrifice their morality and stay in the closet…so they just continued to write music for other artists. Facebook-f Instagram Twitter Youtube. Good art should challenge early perceptions for people who may not otherwise have the opportunity to see different stories.
It is the key to capturing hearts and minds.
After T. OutHaus Films is a production company born of the celebration of these women and their experiences in the southern music industry. Share on facebook. Can we talk more about the diversity of the artists in the film? Film is supposed to challenge our assumptions. He was kind, generous, and helped others. Like, Ruthie Foster. I went to film school at 50, and I have been focusing on using film for social change. You can support OutHaus by donating here to help get some of the artists to the film festival in San Fran this summer.
Virtual Issues. What are some other artists and pieces of work that our readers should know more about? Bill : Some of the women were hesitant at first, but so many stories opened up once we began filming. Being out, gay women in the country music industry that is mainly for straight men was very hard.
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We were intentional in creating a space that was inclusive and allowed the artists to be safely vulnerable. Focus Mid-South.
Bill and T. Some women could fly under the radar and just be available professionally and push aside their love life and who they were. So her music experience was heavily impacted.
To whoever they truly are. Chris Reeder-Young May Chris Reeder-Young Is an applied anthropologist and has lived in Memphis for 16 years.
Our country is changing, and I hope that inspires country music audiences. Bill: Respect. They lead the way. We hired a gay woman to be the Director of Photography, and a woman to be the Editor. Bill had the idea, the friendships, and I had the technical skills to make this documentary idea come to life. I am a visual artist and co-owned a stained glass business for 40 years in Nashville. How did OutHaus Films begin? Once we started exchanging with the cast and artists, we immediately felt how sacred of a project this was. Focus Middle TN. Facebook-f Instagram Twitter.
Subscribe for Updates. Magazine Virtual Issues Contributors. Can you tell me some more about the women represented in your film and how you got started?
After the film screening once, a young woman raised her hand and said that the story of Cid made her uncomfortable. It applies to music. People in the documentary are ground breakers. That was really moving. There was so much being shared. Bill : I would start a foundation for the environment. Bill: For me, it was my grandfather Big Wes. He was a small time attorney, and I loved him dearly.
We tried to reach as many people as possible to include them, and we were able to find a cross section of experiences. The film does highlight some of the different experiences and ways that women navigate the scene.
Outhaus films: filmmakers celebrate lesbian & ally musicians