The Wise Kids
First screened in October 2012
Director: Stephen Cone. Cast: Molly Kunz, Tyler Ross, Allison Torem, Stephen Cone, Sadieh Rifai, Cliff Chamberlain, Matt DeCaro, Rodney Lee Rogers, Sadie Rogers, Ann Whitney, Lee Armstrong, Jacob Leinbach. Screenplay: Stephen Cone.

Twitter Capsule: Perks of Being a Southern Believer? Can't claim much filmmaking finesse, but generosity of conception is remarkable.

VOR:   Teen dramas hard enough. Teen-centered LGBT films are harder, especially when refusing to short-shrift non-LGBT characters. Dramas of young LGBT believers are practically miracles.

Photo © 2011 Wolfe Video/Cone Arts

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

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