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• Jan Miller Corran  // Jan Miller Corran is a film producer, screenwriter, playwright and author who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her most recent film is multi-award winning ‘Snapshots’ (2018) which she wrote and produced. In 2019 she premiered her first play in a few decades The Last Word at the Garry Marshall Theatre in Los Angeles. Scheduled to premiere the LGBTQ play The Last Chapter starring Cathy DeBuono in April, the play is postponed until the health crisis ends. Past projects include ‘Anatomy of a Love Seen’, I”ll See You in My Dreams’, ‘AWOL’, ‘Times Like These’, and more. Upcoming will be the films ‘Turn Left’ and ‘Buried Truths’.

31 May Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on West Coast LGBTQ Film Festival Musings

West Coast LGBTQ Film Festival Musings

West Coast LGBTQ Film Festival Musings

It’s true. I start watching for the Frameline Film Festival and the Outfest Film Festival catalogues to arrive starting now. Both are filled with over 100 pages of film showings that take place in about a 10 day window of time. Last week I received the Frameline catalogue and joy of joys, two films I […]

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02 May Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on Help Family Secrets Get Unveiled in ‘Louise’

Help Family Secrets Get Unveiled in ‘Louise’

Help Family Secrets Get Unveiled in ‘Louise’

In 1995 I became a filmmaker. Well, that is a stretch. I consulted on a documentary about dementia because I am a psychologist and gerontologist by background. The film went on to be nominated for an Academy Award and in my humble opinion, I helped get it there. Okay. Not so humble. It was around […]

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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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28 Mar Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on Do Lesbian Celebrities Have a Right to Privacy?

Do Lesbian Celebrities Have a Right to Privacy?

Do Lesbian Celebrities Have a Right to Privacy?

There was a time in America when journalists and news reporters had an unwritten code of silence in regards to the personal lives of movie stars, candidates, presidents and their wives. There was a time in America when we all seemed to know the truth about public figures, but we didn’t bring it to prominence […]

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25 Jan Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on Lesbian films: Portrait of a Serial Monogamist

Lesbian films: Portrait of a Serial Monogamist

Lesbian films: Portrait of a Serial Monogamist

Sometimes a quirky film comes along that captures your heart and, hmm, seems to know you really well. In June of 2015 PORTRAIT OF A SERIAL MONOGAMIST was released and quickly snapped up by Wolfe Video. Written and directed by Canadians Christina Zeidler and John Mitchell, the film focuses on Elsie played by the adorably […]

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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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15 Dec Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on Lesbian Filmmaker Louise Wadley

Lesbian Filmmaker Louise Wadley

Lesbian Filmmaker Louise Wadley

“Many are the roads that do not lead to the heart” Dear Lord, someone get me a matadoress! Is that a word? Doesn’t really matter does it?  Watch All About E  now available from Wolfe Video. Check out E, played by gorgeous lesbian actress Mandahla Rose, in matador outfit with her lips all over this […]

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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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05 Nov Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on A Lesbian Film for all Seasons

A Lesbian Film for all Seasons

A Lesbian Film for all Seasons

The first time I saw a photo of Patricia Velásquez‘, I couldn’t catch my breath. Stunning doesn’t begin to describe her. In February 2015, I read Velásquez’  memoir Straight Walk, discussing her struggles growing up in poverty in Venezuela and how her relationship with Sandra Bernhard made her realize she was a lesbian. This, by the way, […]

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