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"Red Without Blue" Screens at Silver Lake Film Festival

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You know that saying, “truth is stranger than fiction”? I never really believed it… then I heard this story. There’s so much to it, I’ve got to give it to you in bullet points.

- A set of twins, boys, born minutes apart in rural Montana
- A picture-perfect Americana childhood, complete with holidays, summers at the lake, and supportive parents
- Cut to age 14: their parents are divorced, the boys have both come out as gay and they’ve attempted joint suicide.
- Today, one twin attends art school on one side of the country, whilst the other is living as a woman on the other.

Their story is told in “Red Without Blue”, a tender and beautiful documentary that won the Audience Choice Award at this year’s Slamdance. It’s also playing this weekend at the Silver Lake Film Festival. Details after the jump...

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If you have ever struggled with your identity (sexual or otherwise) had it questioned or even made fun of, or if you've ever wondered at the unmistakable bonds between twins, or if you just want to see something good... go see this film.

More on the film at redwithoutblue.com