Circus Animals – The Black List Review

Circus Animals begins with a really promising opening sequence. The song and dance feel integral to the New Orleans setting's identity and history, as well as being fun and evocative. The writer does a great job of staging these early scenes especially, giving a firm impression of tone in New Orleans and, later, the circus … Continue reading Circus Animals – The Black List Review

Journey of Love: Learning to Forgive – Stonewall News Northwest, October 2005

‘Journey’ debuts in Las Vegas, shown locally in November Rain or shine, on icy roads and snowy walkways, Frank Hays does his job. By day, this shy, unassuming man is a letter carrier. He’s been one for 21 years. He’s also an up-and-coming documentary filmmaker. “Journey of Love: Learning to Forgive,” his second professional-level production, … Continue reading Journey of Love: Learning to Forgive – Stonewall News Northwest, October 2005

The Lyons: A Real Family – Stonewall News Northwest, October 2004

Local filmmaker Frank Hays debuts in next month’s Gay/Lesbian Film Festival Frank Hays can be excused for looking forward to next month’s Gay/Lesbian Film Festival with a greater measure of anticipation than most festival-goers in the gay community. Hays is the director of a new documentary included in Saturday’s matinee for the two-day festival slated … Continue reading The Lyons: A Real Family – Stonewall News Northwest, October 2004