Her Family Ignored Her Uncle's Life as an HIV-Positive Gay Man; Her Film Exposes It

Rich Juzwiak · 04/22/16 04:50PM

We know the world is becoming a more accepting place for queer people, despite visible disparity and virulent backlash. But until we achieve equality for all, how do we reconcile the surviving traditionalist mindset with that of today’s progressive youth? Cecilia Aldarondo’s documentary Memories of a Penitent Heart suggests, if not an answer, then a method for telling stories along our way.