Small Town Gay Bar
Small Town Gay Bar (2007)

Director Malcolm Ingram offers a poignant look at the struggle waged by rural gay Americans to find a place of their own in the heartland with a film that shows just how hard it can be to fit in when homophobia and intolerance are the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 24, 2007
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David Rooney
Variety

Ingram illustrates how gay bars function as oases of acceptance and alternative families for his good-humored, enduring subjects.

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Sally Foster
Film Threat

Inherently moving and excruciatingly truthful, Malcolm Ingram's small town gay bar is the story of real people in a real place, documenting their fight to create a family of love and acceptance in a world that has offered them none.

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Alonso Duralde
AfterElton.com

While we're used to seeing movies about young men and women leaving their hometowns behind to live their lives openly in a big city, Gay Bar shows us the people who have decided to stay in their hometowns but still stake out the life that they choo

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

...not only makes it clear that people can be brave and resourceful in the face of intolerance, they can also throw a great party.

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Flixster Audience Score: 68% Flixster User Reviews
Robert C
While very thoughtfully made, this has to be one of the most depressing films that I've seen in a long time. As if the blatant homophobia and prejudice… More
_kelly .King
This isn't as depressing as the title would suggest, but conversely, it isn't as raunchy as one might hope. We have to wait until 35min to get the… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"Small Town Gay Bar" is an illuminating documentary that could have used better camera work about what it means to be gay or… More