Released in 2010, Howl was directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman. The film won two awards with Best Actor going to James Franco at Central Ohio Film Critics Association and Freedom of Expression Award at National Board of Review USA. Shot in New York City, the film stars James Franco, Todd Rotondi and Jon Prescott.
The Celluloid Closet is an award-winning1996 documentary narrated by Lily Tomlin. The film, directed and written by Academy Award Winners, Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, provides a deep look into the hidden history of gay and lesbian characters in the Hollywood film industry, offering both negative and positive insights.