Director and Producer, blair dorosh-walther identifies as gender non-conforming and uses both male and female pronouns, is a recent Guggenheim Fellow, a social issue documentary director and artist with a passion for inspiring action for social justice through media. blair graduated with a BFA in Film from NYU and was awarded the Adam Balsano Award for social significance in documentary filmmaking. Out in the Night had its international premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival June 2014 and has since been in over 140 film festival winning dozens of awards. Out in the Night partnered with the United Nations’ Free and Equal Campaign to decriminalize homosexuality worldwide and kicked off the 2015-2016 season of POV on PBS in 2015 with a simultaneous broadcast on the Logo Network.

 

blair has supported hir artistic career by working in direct care with adults living with developmental disabilities, mental illness, addiction issues, homelessness and HIV/AIDS for the past 12 years.

Director and Producer, blair dorosh-walther identifies as gender non-conforming and uses both male and female pronouns, is a recent Guggenheim Fellow, a social issue documentary director and artist with a passion for inspiring action for social justice through media. blair graduated with a BFA in Film from NYU and was awarded the Adam Balsano Award for social significance in documentary filmmaking. Out in the Night had its international premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival June 2014 and has since been in over 140 film festivals, recently winning the 37th Annual Telly Awards. Out in the Night has also won the Goldene Perle for Best Documentary at PERLEN, the Queer Film Festival in Hannover, Germany, Third Prize at the Lesbisch Schwule Filmtage Hamburg / International Queer Film Festival, Hamburg Germany, Best Documentary Audience Award at the Fresno Reel Pride, Jury Award for Best Documentary at Out Here Now: Kansas City LGBT Film Festival, Audience Choice Award at the London Lesbian Film Festival, Audience Award for Best Film at the Baltimore International Black Film Festival, Audience Award and a Jury Award – Special Mention Documentary Feature at image+nation, Montreal, Jury Award at ARC Queer People of Color Film Festival, Audience Award at the New Orleans Film Festival, Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature at ReelQ, Audience Award and a Special Documentary Jury Prize for Courage in Storytelling at ImageOut, Jury and Audience Award for Best Documentary at the Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival.

 

dorosh-walther partnered with the United Nations’ Free and Equal Campaign to decriminalize homosexuality worldwide in 2014, ’15 and ’16. Out in the Night kicked off the 2015-2016 season of POV on PBS June 22nd with a simultaneous broadcast on the Logo Network. Out in the Night is hir first feature documentary.

 

blair has supported hir artistic career by working in direct care with adults living with developmental disabilities, mental illness, addiction issues, homelessness and HIV/AIDS for the past 12 years.

Films by blair dorosh-walther

Out In The Night

Under the neon lights in a gay-friendly neighborhood of New York City, four young African-American lesbians are violently and sexually threatened by a man on the street. They defend themselves against him and are charged and convicted in the courts and in the media as a 'Gang of Killer Lesbians'.