Frances Reid (United States)

Frances Reid has been in filmmaking for 3 decades. In 1994, she was nominated alongside director Dee Mosbacher for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short for Straight from the Heart that explored relationships between straight parents and their gay children.


  • In the Best Interests of the Children
    53´, USA, 1977
  • Straight from the Heart
    24´, USA, 1994
  • Skin Deep: Building Diverse Campus Communities
    53´, USA, 1995
  • Long Night´s Yourney into Day-together with Deborah Hoffmann
    94´, USA, 2000
  • All God's Children
    26´, USA, 2001
  • Waging a Living
    85´, USA, 2005

Doc Alliance Members

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