Feature Documentary  (editing, motion graphics)

Art & Pep

Falling in love was easy. Fighting for love was everything.

This documentary celebrates the love story between activists Arthur Johnston and Pepe Peña, who started the iconic Chicago gay bar Sidetrack and fought for LGBTQ+ rights for over 40 years. C.J. edited the feature-length film and trailer.

Awards

  • Official Selection

    Outfest

  • Official Selection

    Chicago International Film Festival

  • Official Selection

    Centre Film Festival

  • Official Selection

    Outreels Cincinnati

  • Official Selection

    St. Louis International Film Festival

  • Official Selection

    Rocky Mountain Women's Festival

  • Official Selection

    Newport Beach Film Festival

  • Official Selection

    Heartland Film Festival

  • Official Selection

    Out on Film: Atlanta's LGBTQ Film Festival

Quotes

"Works as both an intimate personal story and as a broader historical exploration... A real charmer."

RogerEbert.com

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