Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2017-08-16
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage

Sponsor
Sponsor

  PRESS RELEASES

Hannah Free film in Ohio at Little Art Theatre
2009-12-03

facebook twitter google +1 reddit email


SHARON GLESS STARS IN ACCLAIMED ROMANTIC DRAMA

RIPE FRUIT NEWS RELEASE, Dec. 3, 2009

Sharon Gless, ( Burn Notice, Queer as Folk, Cagney & Lacey ) stars in the passionate lesbian drama Hannah Free, a new film about a lifelong love affair between an independent spirit and the woman she calls home. The film will screen two times only at the Little Art Theatre in Yellow Springs, Ohio, near Dayton.

The screenings will be Thursday, Jan. 21 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 24 at 4 p.m., 247 Xenia Avenue in Yellow Springs. Call 937-767-7671 for reservations ( no online sales ) and details will be posted soon at www.littleart.com .

Hannah ( Sharon Gless ) and Rachel ( Maureen Gallagher ) grew up as little girls in the same small Midwest town, where traditional gender expectations eventually challenge their deep love for one another. Hannah becomes an adventurous, unapologetic lesbian and Rachel a strong but quiet homemaker. Weaving back and forth between past and present, the film reveals how the women maintained their love affair despite a marriage, a world war, infidelities, and family denial.

The Chicago Tribune gave the film three stars, and the Huffington Post says Gless "delivers a stellar performance that is gritty, poignant and real." The San Francisco Chronicle said that Gless "commands the screen." The Web site Notes from Hollywood called the film "achingly beautiful."

Hannah Free is directed by Wendy Jo Carlton and written by Claudia Allen ( based on her acclaimed stage play ) . The independent film shot entirely in Chicago also stars Taylor Miller ( All My Children ) , Maureen Gallagher, Ann Hagemann, Kelli Strickland and Jacqui Jackson. The film is produced by Ripe Fruit Films. Executive Producers are Tracy Baim and Claudia Allen. The producers are Sharon Gless, Sharon Zurek ( also the films editor ) , Martie Marro ( also the films Music Composer ) and Wendy Jo Carlton. Director of Photography is Gretchen Warthen.

For more information see: www.hannahfree.com, www.twitter.com/hannahfree or the Hannah Free page on Facebook.

PRESS CONTACT: Tracy Baim, 773-387-2394, info@hannahfree.com

HI-RES IMAGES: www.indie-pr.com/hannahfree

TRAILER: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lOnM3Ttaxv8


facebook twitter google +1 reddit email




Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you stay on this page, the more you help us.


  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Gay News

George Takei in Chicago on Sept. 7 2017-08-16 - In conjunction with its first original exhibition "Then They Came for Me: Incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII and the Demise of Civil ...


Gay News

BLACK ALPHABET FILM FESTIVAL Jewel Thais-Williams and nightclub subject of documentary 2017-08-16 - Jewel Thais-Williams is more than the owner of the popular "Jewel's Catch One" night club, in Los Angeles; rather, she is trailblazer, as ...


Gay News

Ken Burns to discuss 'Vietnam War' Sept. 7 2017-08-16 - Ken Burns and Lynn Novick will preview their new 10-part documentary, The Vietnam War, with an exclusive screening and discussion at the Auditorium ...


Gay News

Reeling film festival returns Sept. 21-28 2017-08-16 - The 35th edition of Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival will run Sept. 21-28. The first Chicago Lesbian & Gay International Film ...


Gay News

Manolo Blahnik film out Sept. 22 2017-08-16 - Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards—an in-depth portrait of legendary fashion designer Manolo Blahnik—will premiere locally at the Music Box Theatre, ...


Gay News

MOVIES Filmmakers discuss documentary about Ferguson uprising 2017-08-09 - Whose Streets? is a powerful documentary about the Ferguson, Missouri, uprising, as told by activists of the movement. An unarmed teenager named Michael ...


Gay News

Showbiz news: Lady Gaga, Patti LaBelle, 'The L Word,' Louis Tomlinson 2017-08-08 - In the middle of her first show on her world tour in Vancouver, Lady Gaga called security—to procure a gay-pride flag, USA Today ...


Gay News

Ken Burns here to screen The Vietnam War Sept. 7 2017-08-05 - CHICAGO — August 2, 2017 — Tickets are available now for an exclusive screening and discussion with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick to ...


Gay News

tello Films first lesbian network to receive Emmy nomination 2017-08-03 - Nashville, TN ( August 3, 2017 ) — Last month, tello Films received its first Emmy nomination for their original web series "secs ...


Gay News

Showbiz news: Kerry Washington, 'Magic Mike,' Jinkx Monsoon, Ricky Martin 2017-08-02 - GLSEN announced that it will honor Scandal actress Kerry Washington with the Inspiration Award at the 2017 GLSEN Respect Awards on Oct. 20 ...


 



Copyright © 2017 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor


 



Sponsor

About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage


About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group produces Windy City Queercast, & publishes Windy City Times,
The Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community,
Nightspots, Out! Resource Guide, and Identity.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.