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Director: Katherine Leggett

United States, 2004, 7 min

Shooting Format:16mm

Festival Year:2005

Category:Documentary Short

Cast:Katherine Leggett, Mark Leggett, Ellen Leggett

Crew:Cinematographer: Romi Chiorean

Sales:Frameline, 145 Ninth Street Suite 300 - San Francisco, CA 94103 - T: 415 703 8650 x306

Email:mcote AT


A textured film that travels back to the early 1980s when the filmmaker was growing up with closeted gay parents in a small, Mid-western town. By weaving together a collection of home movies with conversations with her parents recorded via webcam, Small Town Secrets remembers why keeping it a secret felt like the only option.

About the director

Katherine Leggett spent five years living in Eastern Europe, primarily in Hungary and Romania. She worked in NYC for Big Mouth Productions as the assistant editor for their feature documentary, Deadline, which premiered at Sundance in 2004. She is finishing a graduate degree in Documentary Film and Video at Stanford University.

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