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About the Movie
From award-winning director Maya Newell comes this groundbreaking documentary Gayby Baby, following the lives of four kids – Gus, Ebony, Matt and Graham – whose parents all happen to be gay. At a time when the world is questioning the politics of same-sex families, Gayby Baby takes us into the homes and personal dramas of four kids approaching puberty under the guidance of gay parents. In his all-female household, Gus strives to work out what it means to be a “man”; Ebony struggles to find her voice as a singer and a place where her gay family will be accepted; Matt questions how the God his lesbian mums worship can also damn them to hell; and Graham’s desire to read and win the approval of his dads is complicated by a move to Fiji, where homosexuality is frowned upon. Told from the point of view of the kids, Gayby Baby is a living, moving portrait of same-sex families that offers a refreshingly honest picture of what really counts in modern life.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 7
- Fresh: 6
- Rotten: 1
- Average Rating: 6.1/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: The insights tossed up by these startlingly articulate pre-teens prove yet again that the truth lies in the particular.
Fresh: A gentle, thoughtful and very timely observational documentary about children raised by gay or lesbian parents.
Fresh: The people in it will give it a second, third, fourth life - it is their authenticity and willingness to front the camera that makes the film memorable.
Amazing insight from the kids...
I was lucky enough to attend a preview screening of the movie in early April and cannot say enough good things about it! I cried, I laughed, and I fell in love with every one of the kids in this film. It’s so special to get such a raw glimpse into the lives of kids raised by same-sex parents, through the kids themselves! As a hopeful future LGBT parent I can only hope more movies like this start telling the stories of these families. Gayby Baby is a groundbreaking film and shines a beautiful light on what family is really about.
Heart and soul
I had no expectations of what this film would be like, if it would be good, or just another doc looking for a new angle. I have to say i was more than pleasantly surprised. It’s great.
It has so much heart and soul and really gives you the fly on the wall perspective into the lives of children of same sex families. Their is no political agenda and really focuses on kids being kids with their thoughts, feelings and struggles driving the narrative.
Definitely worth seeing.
Incredible film for EVERY FAMILY
Watching this film was such an amazing experience. GAYBY follows four kids raised by same-sex parents. We see everything through their eyes - their hopes, dreams, wishes and worries. This is a movie that anyone who believes in the power of family should not miss!