MAMA BEARS

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Between the lines: "Moms Who Love LGBTQ Kids Create 'Mama Bears' Documentary" (4.4.18)

"Helmed by award-winning filmmaker Daresha Kyi, [Mama Bears] will take a closer look at how this group of women – aka “Mama Bears” – found community and a new lens for faith when they chose to embrace their LGBTQ children."


AFI.COM: "THE AFI DOCS INTERVIEW: CHAVELA DIRECTOR DARESHA KYI" (5.16.17)

"Kyi: 'Stories have the power to move people in unexpected ways. When viewers identify strongly with the characters portrayed in movies, they can be inspired to take similar actions in their own lives, especially when those characters are real people. They think, If she can do it, I can too!' "