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Truth Be Told

Opens on November 19

Director: Nneka Onuorah Run Time: 85 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2023

Starring: Billy Porter, Cedric the Entertainer, David Mann, Meagan Good, Tamela Mann

“Truth Be Told” presents an unfiltered look at the diverse experiences of LGBTQ+ individuals within the Black church. With the aim of sparking a conversation that has never been had before, the film dives deep into the culture, struggles, and triumphs of those who navigate their faith while also embracing their sexual and gender identities.

The documentary features an impressive roster of interviews, including renowned figures such as Billy Porter, Cedric the Entertainer, and David and Tamela Mann. These influential voices in the entertainment industry bring their personal experiences to the forefront, offering insights into the complex dynamics between the Black church and the LGBTQ+ community.

Director Nneka Onuorah, known for her Emmy-winning work, attaches her own personal journey to the film, ensuring an authentic and heartfelt narrative. By intertwining her experiences with those of the interviewees, Onuorah aims to provide an intimate and relatable exploration of living at the intersection of faith and queer identity.


Brattle passes not accepted. SNAP/EBT will be accepted at the door.


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