Out of the Past
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Out of the Past
This 64-minute documentary, winner of the "Audience Award" at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival, details the hurdles that determined teenager Kelli Peterson had to confront when she decided to organize a Gay-Straight Alliance at her Utah high school in 1996. After both the school board and the state legislature made efforts to bar the Alliance from the school, the teens drew national attention as they continued to fight for their rights. Peterson, her family, and friends are interviewed by filmmaker Jeff Dupre, who put the situation in perspective with five historical segments,… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Ultimately uplifting and highly valuable as a document of struggle for gay acceptance."
‑ Doris Toumarkine, Film Journal International
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