Oreo and PFLAG, an organization that helps the LGBTQ+ community, their families and allies, serve up a touching slice of life in “Proud Parent,” a three-minute film about Amy and Jen, who visit the latter’s folks as a couple for the first time.
Initially, Jen’s dad appears uncomfortable with his daughter’s relationship. But it’s hardly a spoiler to reveal that in the end he sees the light, and honors Jen and Amy in a special way.
The film tell the story of love, family ties and celebrating authenticity while championing the notion that a loving world starts with a loving home. “Proud Parent” shows the love between Jen and Amy, exploring parent-child relationships and the challenges of bringing a partner home for the first time. This film highlights the true importance of family love, support, and affirmation.
Many members of the LGBTQ+ community were engaged throughout every step of the film process, including the lead actors who are a couple in real life and transgender cinematographer Bianca Cline.