- Rated UNR
- Genre: Special Interest-Documentary
- Release Date: 6/14/2005
Don't miss the other films in the ARTHUR DONG COLLECTION with award-winning works that powerfully explore the many sides and faces of the gay rights struggle in America including the military (Coming Out Under Fire) and hate crimes (Licensed to Kill). Now available at docurama. With over 100 international film excellence awards to his credit Arthur Dong's talent and undeniable integrity shines in his engrossing heartfelt and provocative films. In FAMILY FUNDAMENTALS Dong displays his rare gift for unflinching impartiality as he delves into the lives of fundamentalist families actively opposed to homosexuality despite the fact that they have gay offspring themselves. Armed with a digital camera as he travels across the United States Dong introduces these intensely personal stories as metaphors of the ongoing culture wars over homosexuality. Uniquely praised by both conservative and liberal audiences alike for it's honest and compassionate explorations of differing viewpoints the film's many highlights include a Christian conference advocating reparative therapy to cure homosexuality heated Congressional and television debates a fundamentalist support group for parents of gay children and other heartrending stories that represent a struggle that continues to tear apart families communities and the nation. DVD Features: 12-page Illustrated Booklet with Essay by Award-Winning Journalist/Author Chris Bull; Filmmaker Interview; Deleted Scenes; Interview Extras; Musical Selections; Widescreen Presentation; Resource Guide and Reading List; Historical Timeline; Interactive Menus; Scene Selection.