82 NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL | OCTOBER 13-20, 2022 DOCUMENTARIES 2022 - United States DOCUMENTRY FILMS Anonymous Sister Over the course of three decades, Jamie uses the camera to document life. When her loved ones succumb to unexplained illness she turns to the camera for refuge and ends up with a firsthand account of what will become the worst man-made epidemic in United States history. Q & A with cast and crew after screening. Director: Jamie Boyle Producer: Marilyn Ness, Elizabeth Westrate Cast: Jordan Hogan, Julie Boyle, John Boyle, Jamie Boyle, Dr. Andrew Kolodny, Carol Panara 2021 - United States Anxious Nation Anxious Nation takes a deep look into the crisis of anxiety and mental health in America, especially its crippling impact on kids and families. The film gently sets out to lift the veil of shame off talking about mental health, giving insights into how and where anxiety shows up in our children’s lives, how it impacts families and what parents’ contributing role may be in the journey. Q & A with cast and crew after screening. Director: Laura Morton, Vanessa Roth Producer: Laura Morton, Steve Purcell Writer: Laura Morton, Vanessa Roth 2022 - United States Art And Pep Art Johnston and Pepe Peña are civil rights leaders whose life and love is a force behind LGBTQ+ equality in the heart of the country. Their iconic gay bar, Sidetrack, has helped fuel movements and create community for decades in Chicago’s queer enclave. Behind the business and their historic activism exists a love unlike any other. This is the inspiring story of the long struggle for equality and their fight to love freely. Q & A with cast and crew after screening. Director: Mercedes Kane Producer: Nate Freyman, Sanghoon Lee Writer: Mercedes Kane Cast: Arthur Johnston, José Pepe Peña 2022 - United States All Man: The International Male Story The International Male Story is a journey across three decades of the catalog’s unlikely but lasting impact on fashion, masculinity, and sexuality in America. Gene Burkard, a once-closeted Midwesterner and GI, found freedom in San Diego, where he transformed men’s fashion. Q & A with cast and crew after screening. Director: Bryan Darling, Jesse Finley Reed Producer: Bryan Darling, Jesse Finley Reed, Taylor VracinHarrell Writer: Peter Jones Cast: Matt Bomer, Brian Buzzini, Parvesh Cheena, John Coulter, Simon Doonan, Drew Droege, Robert Goold, William Graper, David Knight, Carson Kressley, Steven Lyon, Jake Shears, Valerie Steele, Tony Ward, John Watkins