Scout's Honor

A teenager and a 70 year-old man tackle antigay policies, showing what can happen when people unite with a common purpose.

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Series
POV
Premiere Date
June 19, 2001
Length
60 minutes
Funding Initiative
Open Call
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    2001 Sundance Film Festival-Freedom of Expression Award
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    2001 Sundance Film Festival-Audience Award for Best Documentary
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    2001 Turin Gay and Lesbian Film Festival-Audience Award for Best Documentary
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    2001 USA Film Festival-Grand Prize Award
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    2001 Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival-Best Documentary
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    2001 San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival-Audience Award for Best Documentary
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    The Film

    "To be physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight" — this is the Boy Scout pledge. Since 1910, millions of boys have joined. But today, if you are openly gay, you can't. Witness how one remarkable 12-year-old Boy Scout named Steven Cozza launches a grassroots campaign to overturn the Boy Scouts' anti-gay policy. "Scouting for All" is the movement built by Cozza with the help of a longtime Scout leader, community members, and his own parents. Scout's Honor chronicles a modern interpretation of the scouting ideals of courage and honor.

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