Hannah Free, starring Sharon Gless, Closes Frameline Film Fest This Weekend

June 25, 2009
Sharon Gless, star of Cagney & Lacey and Queer as Folk, stars in Hannah Free, a moving lesbian love story spanning decades which will be the gala closing night film at Frameline, the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival on June 28 before screening at other festivals around the country. Gless stars as the older Hannah, who as a girl growing up in a small Midwestern town fell deeply in love with another girl named Rachel. As the girls grew older, the took different paths: Hannah passionately embraced her sexual orientation, while Rachel became a strong but quiet homemaker. Yet through marriage, World War II and other trials, the two women maintained their love affair. Hannah Free is directed by Wendy Jo Carlton and written by Claudia Allen (based on her acclaimed stage play). Gless and Rosie O'Donnell will be on hand to present the film, along with the rest of the film's cast.  To purchase tickets for the Hannah Free and the closing night party, please visit the Frameline website. For additional screening information, including Outfest, visit the film's official website. Hannah Free Frameline Closing Night Film Castro Theatre Sunday, June 28 at 7:30pm