Prayers for Bobby

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Released in 2009 and directed by Russell Mulcahy, Prayers for Bobby is a movie about a religious mother who must come to terms with her gay son’s suicide. The film was nominated for large number of awards including an Emmy, and won the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding TV Movie. Shot primarily in Detroit, the film features actors Sigourney Weaver, Henry Czerny, and Ryan Kelley.