ATLFF '15 Opening Night: I AM MICHAEL

  • The Plaza Theatre 1049 Ponce De Leon Ave NE Atlanta, GA, 30306 United States
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I AM MICHAEL

directed by Justin Kelly
USA, 2015, English, 98 minutes

Based on a true story, “I Am Michael” depicts gay activist Michael Glatze (James Franco), the managing editor of popular San Francisco-based XY magazine. He was a proud gay man in a loving relationship with his partner Bennett (Zachary Quinto). After Glatze faces a health scare from severe heart palpitations, he turns to Christianity and renounces his homosexuality, eventually becoming a Christian pastor and marrying Rebekah (Emma Roberts). —Calvin Su