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COMING OUT provides an intimate and personal look at coming out of the closet in the digital era.
Shocked by youth suicides in the fall of 2010, filmmaker Alden Peters decided to come out of the closet to his friends, family, and online acquaintances on camera. With the cameras rolling, he reveals his closest-guarded secret for the first time, with dramatic and humorous consequences. After the initial disclosure, Alden searches for his place in the LGBTQ community and discovers the profound ways that the internet and digital world can provide safety, community, and support, but also allow for cyberbullying, discrimination, and invasions of privacy. What significance does the traditional "coming out story" have in the digital era?
Alden Peters (Producer/Director)
Brenda Lopez (Co-Director)
Patrick Murphy (Producer)
Alex Familian (Editor)
Megan Mancini (Editor)
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