The last six months have been busy for filmmaker Bonnie Blue Edwards. She raised money through the Kickstarter crowdfunding site for her documentary Out in Alabama, filmed footage for the documentary and now is nearing post-production stages. Read more...

An Alabamian, now living in New York City, is making a movie about what it means to be an out LGBT person in Alabama. You may have seen Bonnie Blue Edwards’ Kickstarter campaign, or you may have just seen the preview of “Out in Alabama” floating around social media. Well, the filmmaker is coming to the close of her crowd-funding campaign to finance the project, so we decided to interview her about the film and her experience. Read more...

Out in Alabama
Interview with Bonnie by OneAlabama.org

Out in Alabama, a new documentary conjured by former Birmingham resident Bonnie Blue Edwards, focuses on the real world of LGBTQ life in the red state of Alabama. The untold stories of queer life in southern cities like Birmingham and Alabama’s rural areas are often misrepresented and unfairly categorized in the mainstream. Edwards, who is straight and now calls New York City home, is hoping to change that misconception. Read more...

             New Documentary of                    LGBTQ Life in Alabama Needs Your Help
 

I love the south. I love being from the south. Every southerner I know, myself included, came from a genealogy of heart and hard work. We southerners are built on the kind of tough that can’t be learned; the spirit of rebellious volunteers pumps through our veins. All it takes is a deserving cause and neither hell nor high waters are worthy opponents to the heart of a southerner. Read more...

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                           Interview with the Director & Producer Bonnie Blue Edwards
 

What would you do to become a moviemaker? Bonnie Blue Edwards is the campaigner behind our Crowdfunder Pick of the Week, Out in Alabama, and her decision to change her life from Alabama cheesemonger to fully-fledged New York City artist took her to an unusual place: egg donation. We invited Edwards to tell her fascinating story.  Read more...

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                   Come out in                              Alabama by Kickstarting New Documentary
 

‘Alabama is a battlefield of perceptions.’ Bonnie Blue Edwards was actually born in Florida, but was raised in Alabama, and it’s that upbringing that motivated and informed her current documentary project, Out in Alabama. A documentary about the brave Alabama communities that support LGBT rights, Out in Alabama is now looking for funds through Kickstarter, and, with UK support from art designer and UK-native painter/actor Paul Duncan and one of the participants in the promo video, Cicero Souza, Edwards is hoping to grab support from across the Atlantic. Read more...

A feature-length LGBT documentary entitled Out in Alabama is about the communities in Alabama where LGBT rights are embraced. The film, created by New York-based filmmaker, Bonnie Blue Edwards, who is originally from Alabama, aims to provide an intimate view of the people who defy prejudice and to showcase the continued hope and redemption in Alabama, as well as across the globe. Read more...

                      Out in Alabama
 
Filmmaker Bonnie Blue Edwards creates a documentary aimed at highlighting the acceptance of LGBT communities in Alabama

New York-based filmmaker, Bonnie Blue Edwards, originally from Alabama, is making a feature-length documentary, Out In Alabama, about the communities in Alabama where LGBT rights are embraced. Read more...

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                 Out in Alabama
 
A film about LGBT communities in Alabama
                       Documentary                          Aims to Showcase LGBT Acceptance in Alabama
 

New York-based filmmaker Bonnie Blue Edwards is making a feature-length documentary, Out In Alabama, about the communities in Alabama where LGBT rights are embraced. The film aims to provide an intimate view of the people who defy prejudice and to showcase the continued hope and redemption in Alabama, as well as across the globe. It aims to serve as an example of how easy it can be to simply love a perceived enemy, and to rise above bigotry to allow intolerance to dissipate into understanding. Read more...

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Bonnie Blue Edwards has done a lot of things in her 25 years. If her plans for the next stage of her life come to fruition, she’ll be known as director of a documentary about lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgendered (LGBT) individuals in Alabama. Read more... 

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