About the documentary film
The film Open Dialogues: Stories from the LGBTQ Community draws upon the coming-out narratives of seven Broward residents who took part in on-camera interviews for this project. The 20-minute video was produced by the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood to inspire conversation about acceptance and inclusion of the LGBTQ community in Broward County. The seven individuals featured in the film are Dan Bassett, Franchesca D’Amore, Michael Goodman, Gary Keating, Omar Morales, Julie Marie Wade and Christine Walters.
Funding for Open Dialogues
Open Dialogues is funded by a grant from the Community Foundation of Broward as part of Broward Pride, one of the 10 Issues That Matter most to Broward’s future. Broward Pride seeks to catalyze institutional culture change within organizations to openly welcome and include LGBTresidents.
Support for Open Dialogues: Stories from the LGBTQ Community is provided by the following Funds at the Community Foundation of Broward: Richard Frisby and Edward Burkhart Fund, Leonard and Sally Robbins Fund, Frederick W. Jaqua Fund, and James Bell-Greenbaum Charitable Fund.
About the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood
The Art and Culture Center/Hollywood is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supported in part by its members, admissions, private entities, the City of Hollywood, the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council; and the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. We welcome donations from all members of the community who wish to support our work.