Fish Out of Water (film)

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Fish Out of Water
DVD box cover
Directed by Ky Dickens
Produced by Ky Dickens
Katy Haggis
Kristen Kaza
Fawzia Mirza
Music by Kaki King
Distributed by First Run Features[1]
Release dates
  • July 18, 2009 (2009-07-18) (Outfest)
Running time
60 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $45,000

Fish Out of Water is a 2009 documentary film by director Ky Dickens.[2] The film showcases the seven Bible verses that are most often used to condemn homosexuality and same-sex marriage. Dickens talked with ministers on both sides of the debate surrounding homosexuality and the Bible for the film.[3][4]

Awards and recognition[edit]

  • Documentary centerpiece - Reeling Lesbian and Gay International Film Festival for 2009[2][5][6]
  • Audience Choice runner-up - Wichita's Tall Grass Film Festival[2][6]
  • Jury Prize for Best Documentary - Show Me Social Justice Film Festival[7]
  • Best Festival Release with a Lesbian Character runner up - After Ellen Visibility Award[8]


  1. ^ "Dickens revisits Vanderbilt to screen debut film" (PDF). Retrieved 21 May 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "The Scriptures on sexuality". Chicago Sun Times. 6 November 2009. 
  3. ^ "Religious experience". Retrieved 17 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Chicago filmmaker focuses on gays and the Bible". Retrieved 17 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Reeling Film Fest 2009 Reeling in the 'Fish'". Retrieved 17 May 2011. 
  6. ^ a b "UCM Gallery's visiting lectures series hosts filmmaker Ky Dickens". Retrieved 21 May 2011. 
  7. ^ "The Wingnuts Had a Point". Retrieved 21 May 2011. 
  8. ^ "The 2009 Visibility Awards". Retrieved 21 May 2011. 

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