The Adults in the Room
USA, 2010, 85 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subjects: Coming of Age, Documentary, GLBT
Screens Saturday, July 16th at 11:45am as part of the Cinema Q Film Festival
Digital presentation - In 1995, Andy Blubaugh—then a curious and lonely fifteen-year-old—began a sexual relationship with Peter, a successful, deeply closeted man who was nearly twice his age. In 2010, Andy now a filmmaker and teacher, revisited this complex relationship in a hybrid documentary film and how it informed his own sense of boundaries with his teenage students. The film combines re-enactments of their troubled romance through the recollections of a now wiser Andy and interviews with relationship columnist Dan Savage, educators and social workers to explore this thorny issue of adolescent sexuality and the relationships that make us who we are.
DIRECTOR: Andrew Blubaugh