END-of-the-world apocalyptic movies and TV shows generally lack LGBTI representation, but that is all about to change with a new film project titled Credence.
Described as the “first sci-fi of its kind to challenge the way gay characters are portrayed in film”, it sees a gay male couple struggle with the idea of having to sacrifice their only daughter for mankind’s survival.
Star Observer spoke with the movie’s director Mike Buonaiuto about the movie.
“I was inspired by this story, about the loss of a child during an evacuation of earth,” he said.
“It was powerful and gave a chance to really explore what it means to be a parent.
“I was also surprised to see a lack of LGBT characters in sci-fi (movies).
“So Credence is born from an idea of showing audience what it would look like if sci-fi supported equality — a key element to helping LGBT people of all ages see themselves represented on screen.”
Check out the trailer below:
Plus a behind the scenes look: