All God's Children (1996 film)

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All God's Children
Directed by Sylvia Rhue
Frances Reid
Dee Mosbacher
Release date
  • 1996 (1996)
Country United States
Language English

All God's Children is a 1996 award winning documentary film directed by Sylvia Rhue, Frances Reid and Dee Mosbacher. It analyses the relation between Christianity and sexual orientation in the context of the African American community. It tries to alleviate stigmatization of lesbians and gay men. Mixed with spiritual music, it tells stories of gays and lesbians in the church and includes testimonies from influential political and religious leaders.


  • Best Documentary during the National Black Arts Film Festival (1996)
  • Best Film on Matters Relating to the "Black Experience", (a Black International Cinema Competition in 1996)
  • Lambda Liberty Award, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund (1997)
  • Jury's Choice Award at the University of Oregon Queer Film Festival
  • Apple Award, by National Educational Media Network (1997)
  • Screening Honoree at the Council on Foundations Film Festival Series (1997–98)

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