Now at 76, nine years after formally coming out of the closet, Takei and his husband, Brad, have become the poster couple for marriage equality, highlighting homophobia through television interviews and hilarious skits, many of which have gone viral and garnered widespread attention. Whether dishing on William Shatner or parodying the now-infamous comments made by Tim Hardaway, Takei proves time and again why his presence in popular culture remains as fresh and necessary as ever. - H.V.
About the Director
Bill Weber is a San Francisco–based documentary film editor. He directed and edited the documentary feature The Cockettes, which screened at the 2002 Sundance and Berlin film festivals, and codirected and edited the documentary feature We Were Here, which played at the Sundance and Berlin festivals in 2011. Weber also edited the Academy Award–nominated documentary short film, The Final Inch.
Cast and Credits
Director: Jennifer M. Kroot
Co, Director, Editor: Bill Weber
Producers: Gerry Kim, Mayuran Tiruchelvam
Cinematographer: Chris Million
Sound Designer: Lora Hirschberg
Composer: Michael Hearst
Animator: Grant Nellessen
Contact: Gerry Kim / Dodgeville Films / firstname.lastname@example.org / (551) 208-4662