SXSW Review: ‘Vision Portraits’ is a Personal and Generous Look at Creativity in Darkness

An evocative meditation on sight, cinema, and the tools of filmmaking, Rodney Evans’ latest feature documentary Vision Portraits is an intimate and generous look at what it means to reconfigure your ...

Interviews: Red Carpet at Chicago Lgbt International Film Festival Reeling31

Chicago – In November of 2013, the 31st annual Chicago Lgbt International Film Festival, also known as “Reeling31,” provided a week long showcase for gay filmmakers. There were many new voices in the ...

Nick Jandl, Cameron Scoggins Join CBS’ David Marshall Grant Drama Pilot; Katherine Herzer In ‘Madam Secretary’

Nick Jandl (Green Lantern) and Cameron Scoggins (The Happy Sad) have signed on to CBS’ untitled David Marshall Grant drama pilot, from CBS TV Studios and Timberman-Beverly. The soapy medical show, ...

Interview: 'Brother to Brother' Director Rodney Evans Talks 'The Happy Sad' (on VOD 1/14)

In one of the first scenes in Rodney Evan’s film The Happy Sad, lovers Aaron and Marcus wake up the morning after their first threesome, refreshed. After six years together, they are considering an ...

Why I won't be watching The Butler and 12 Years a Slave | Orville Lloyd Douglas

As a black person, I can honestly say I am exhausted and bored with these kinds of 'dramatic race' films Read our five-star review of 12 Years a Slave Lee Daniel's new film The Butler is a box ...

Rodney Evans' 'The Happy Sad' Extends For 1 More Week At IFC Center In NYC

Rodney Evans' sophomore effort, The Happy Sad, opened in theaters 10 days ago, Friday, August 16th at the IFC Center in NYC and at the Sundance Sunset Cinema in La, with a $3486 per screen average, on ...

Watch: Groundbreaking New Film Tackles Sexuality Among Gay African-American Men

Watch: Groundbreaking New Film Tackles Sexuality Among Gay African-American Men "The Happy Sad," the new film from director Rodney Evans, is being billed as a timely narrative that "explores issues of sexuality, fidelity and race in contemporary America." But for Evans, a ...

New Indie In Theaters - Rodney Evans' 'The Happy Sad' Opens In NYC & La (Details)

Rodney Evans' sophomore effort, The Happy Sad, which made its World Premiere at Frameline San Francisco International Lgbt Film Festival, as a Showcase Screening, a couple of months ago, will open in ...

“The Happy Sad” is a Familiar But Fresh Take on Indie Romance

Moody indie dramas about pretty twentysomethings consulting their pretty navels about whether or not they should be happy are a dime a dozen. And you can’t swing a hipster by his mustache these days ...

Rodney Evans on The Happy Sad

An exploration of two couples — one black and gay, the other white and hetero — Rodney Evans’ The Happy Sad suggests with a light, deft touch the increasingly commonplace sexual fluidity that ...

The Happy Sad Presents Three-Dimensional Characters With an Excess of Plot Turns

The Happy Sad Presents Three-Dimensional Characters With an Excess of Plot Turns The most revelatory, engaging aspect of director Rodney Evans's The Happy Sad (adapted for the screen by Ken Urban, from his original play) is actually its least showy detail. The gay black couple who ...

Watch: Exclusive Clip from Rodney Evans's Sexuality-Bender 'The Happy Sad'

Watch: Exclusive Clip from Rodney Evans's Sexuality-Bender 'The Happy Sad' 2004 Sundance award-winning "Brother to Brother" director Rodney Evans is back with his follow-up "The Happy Sad," a film that examines modern relationships in all their complexity and contradiction. ...

New Clip From Rodney Evans' 'The Happy Sad' (Theatrical Debut Set For 8/16 - NYC, La)

Rodney Evans' sophomore effort, The Happy Sad, which made its World Premiere at Frameline San Francisco International Lgbt Film Festival, as a Showcase Screening, last month, will open in theaters ...

The Happy Sad | 2013 Outfest Review

A Many Splendored Thing: Evans’ Sophomore Feature Candidly Explores the Nebulous Nature of Desire It’s been nearly a decade since director Rodney Evans debuted his tenderly recuperative Brother to ...

Rodney Evans' 'The Happy Sad' Theatrical Debut Set For 8/16 (NYC, La) + New Poster Art

We just learned that Rodney Evans' sophomore effort, The Happy Sad, which made its World Premiere at Frameline San Francisco International Lgbt Film Festival, as a Showcase Screening, last month, will ...

Watch Trailer for Rodney Evans' Relationship Drama 'The Happy Sad'

We posted its first poster along with some upcoming screening dates earlier this month; now Rodney Evans sophomore effort, The Happy Sad, has just released a first trailer. To recap, The Happy Sad ...

First Poster For Rodney Evans' 'The Happy Sad' + Upcoming Screening Info

Here's a first poster for director Rodney Evans sophomore effort, The Happy Sad, which will be making its World Premiere at Frameline San Francisco International Lgbt FIlm Festival, as a Showcase ...

Rodney Evans' 'The Happy Sad' Will World Premiere At Frameline Next Month

Thrilled to announce that The Happy Sad will be screening at Frameline 37-The San Francisco Int'l Lgbt Film Festival on Tuesday, June 25th, 9:30pm at the Castro Theater!!! That was a Facebook post by ...

Top 200 Most Anticipated Films of 2013: Picks 200-101

Because, looking forward, 2013 promises to be such a fruitful cornucopia of cinema, we were excited to be able to easily list an additional 100 titles we are eagerly looking forward to catching in the ...

2012 New Projects We're Excited About #9: Djinn Carrénard's 'Faire l’amour' (or 'Making Love')

If you missed numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 in this series (Andrew Dosunmu's Ma'George, Shola Lynch's Free Angela, Byron Hurt's Soul Food Junkies, Dyana Gaye's Des Etoiles, Rodney Evans' The ...

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