89 Edit's Susan Munro uses her intuitive cutting skills to deliver an emotive edit for director Carolyn Coal's A Place To Live, the acclaimed, eye-opening documentary about gay and lesbian senior citizens struggling to find a safe place to call home in their twilight years.
The documentary charts the development, building and grand opening of Triangle Square in Hollywood, California, the nation's first affordable housing complex specifically designed for gay and lesbian senior citizens. It also reveals what it's like for gay men and women over the age of 55 by spotlighting the lives of several Triangle Square hopeful's that have entered a lottery and are hoping to win a spot in the unique housing complex.
"There is a housing crisis for gay and lesbian seniors in this country," says Munro. "It was an honor working with Carolyn to bring this issue to light. All too often gays and lesbians over the 55 feel invisible. This documentary changes that." A Place To Live won the audience award at this year's Outfest.
Susan's most recent commercial endeavor is a Chevy Traverse spot featuring Mary J. Blige out of Sanders Wingo, directed by Believe's Bryan Barber.
Director: Carolyn Coal
Producer(s): Cynthia Childs, Noam Dromi
Original Music: Marika Tjelios
Editor: Susan Munro
Asst. Editor: Andie Verbance
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