Oct 22, 2018
Thank you for checking out episode 36 of The Film Scribes Podcast. This week Rich Heimlich (/comment), Stephen Silver (Splice Today, Philly Voice) and Dan Tabor (Phawker, Cinapse.co) chat with Joel Edgerton Writer/Director and star of BOY ERASED a film that tells the courageous story of Jared Eamons (Lucas Hedges), the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, who must overcome the fallout of being outed to his parents (Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe). His parents struggle with reconciling their love for their son with their beliefs. Fearing a loss of family, friends, and community, Jared is pressured into attending a conversion therapy program. While there, Jared comes into conflict with its leader (Joel Edgerton) and begins his journey to finding his own voice and accepting his true self. As always any feedback or questions can be sent to Filmscribes@philafcc.org to be discussed on a future show.