Barney Frank

Directed by Kirby Dick
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May 7, 2009

This incendiary documentary "outs" allegedly gay politicians who oppose gay rights in order to keep their sexual identities in the closet. Whatever you think of the pushy methods of Oscar-nominated filmmaker Kirby Dick (Twist of Fate, Sick, This Film Is Not Yet Rated) to examine the likes of Idaho's Larry Craig, Florida's Charlie Crist and Dubya's campaign manager Ken Mehlman, you can't deny the grave implications of the blatant hypocrisy on display. This film is a muckraking provocation whose time has come.

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