Pray Away

Film phase:Completed

SYNOPSIS

Former leaders of the “pray away the gay” movement contend with the aftermath unleashed by their actions, while a survivor seeks healing and acceptance from more than a decade of trauma.

Pray Away participated in the 2019 (Egg)celerator Lab.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

PRAY AWAY Kristine StolakisKristine Stolakis is a documentary film director whose work wrestles with politics, prejudice, and power. Her debut feature Pray Away (Tribeca 2020) takes you inside the history and continuation of the “pray the gay away” or ex-gay movement, and is a Multitude Films production. Her directorial debut The Typist (Hot Docs 2015) was released by KQED and is currently a Vimeo Staff Pick. Where We Stand (DOC NYC 2015) was released by The Atlantic and nominated for a Student BAFTA. She holds an MFA in Documentary Film from Stanford University, where she currently lectures. She proudly hails from North Carolina and central New York.