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Jan Corran  // Posts tagged as "Jan Corran"

Run, Don’t Walk to See ‘Leaving the Blues’

Run, Don’t Walk to See ‘Leaving the Blues’

LEAVING THE BLUES: A play with Music about Blues legend Alberta Hunter People in the Bay area and around the country know that incredible theater productions are oozing out of every corner of San Francisco. I love the theater and when I hear about a production I often hesitate. Parking is a bitch and getting […]

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15 Aug Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on Top LGBT Documentary Now Available

Top LGBT Documentary Now Available

Top LGBT Documentary Now Available

Each year I make it a point to watch the latest LGBT documentaries. Some of the most intriguing, informative and eye opening films emerge from the world of the documentary filmmaker. The best of 2016 will surely encourage all of us to get on Netflix, go to You Tube, check out Amazon and Wolfe Video.  […]

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24 Apr Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on The Lost Art of a Lesbian Painter

The Lost Art of a Lesbian Painter

The Lost Art of a Lesbian Painter

Every once in a while a documentary comes along that is so splendid and breathtaking that it is hard to even explain the impact it has on one. I felt that way when I watched Finding Vivian Maier for the first time and the many times I came back to it. Now comes Susan Anderson’s […]

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18 Jan Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on On Coming Out Later in Life

On Coming Out Later in Life

On Coming Out Later in Life

My parents died many years ago. My dad when I was 25 and my mom when I was in my early fifties. I may have forgotten to thank them for a few things they instilled in me. So… I hope they will see this and know how much of my success in life and business […]

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Sweden’s Queer ‘Girl King’

Sweden’s Queer ‘Girl King’

I have always gravitated to the films that pull us back in time to the grandeur or spectacle of royalty and those who attend them in the 15th, 16th and 17th century. In The Girl King, Director Mika Kaurismaki thrusts us into the world of Sweden with his brilliant view of a queen that shall […]

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17 Nov Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on Lesbian Filmmakers We Love: Petra Clever

Lesbian Filmmakers We Love: Petra Clever

Lesbian Filmmakers We Love: Petra Clever

Like most lesbians who love to see our stories on television or in film, I became a YouTube searcher a number of years ago. My fingers did the walking to a German series named Verbotene Liebe. It had a 20-year run with over 4300 episodes as a daily soap in Germany. You can imagine my […]

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02 Sep Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on Lesbian Filmmakers Laurie and Caroline Hart

Lesbian Filmmakers Laurie and Caroline Hart

Lesbian Filmmakers Laurie and Caroline Hart

In 2005, Caroline and Laurie Hart met. One lived in the US and one in the UK. Love and the desire to be together forever quickly followed. Simple and lovely. Right? Well, not so as the US government threw up every blockade to letting them be together. Hart 2 Hart Productions felt that this story […]

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15 Jul Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on Lesbian Film Night & Dancing w/DJ Page Hodel!

Lesbian Film Night & Dancing w/DJ Page Hodel!

Lesbian Film Night & Dancing w/DJ Page Hodel!

You know what the best thing about an LGBT Film Festival is? That once a year we get flooded with LGBT films from all over the world. One glorious week of films that we would otherwise never see. Then… 258 days go by and there is nothing playing at your local theater. Well, last year […]

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13 May Posted by in • Robin Lowey | 2 comments

Don’t Miss Dee Rees’ ‘BESSIE’ on HBO

Don’t Miss Dee Rees’ ‘BESSIE’ on HBO

I was invited to Frameline‘s preview showing of HBO’s upcoming film Bessie by Dee Rees and starring Queen Latifah at the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland last night. The theater was packed with lesbians including myself, Jan Corran, Eleanor Palacios and Miz Chris De la Rosa. Bessie Smith was a baddass and Queen Latifah is […]

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06 May Posted by in • Robin Lowey | 2 comments

Lesbian Travelers on ‘The Royal Road’

Lesbian Travelers on ‘The Royal Road’

In the opening moments of the film The Royal Road, Jenni Olson‘s narrative voice speaks softly against the backdrop of a beautiful scene of the San Francisco Bay: “I’m inordinately obsessed with the stories of others, seeking within them the key to my sharing my own. I want to tell you a story about love […]

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