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Stars Sharon Gless! Hannah Free is a feature film about the lifelong love affair between an independent spirit and the woman she calls home.   Read More...
Director: Wendy Jo Carlton
Starring: Sharon Gless, Maureen Gallagher, Kelli Strickland, Ann Hagemann, Taylor Miller, Jacqui Jackson
Run Time: 86 (min)

Hannah Free Press: (236) Articles   2013-06-27
Film Review: Hannah Free

Advocate   2013-01-11
Wendy Jo Carlton: Rebel With a Camera

The Seattle Lesbian   2010-12-04
Jenni Olson Names Hannah Free, The Gymnast, Loving Annabelle Among Her Six Lesbian Movies to Swoon Over

Curve Magazine   2010-11-12
Six Lesbian Movies to Swoon Over

Windy City Times   2010-06-30
Hannah Free release in Chicago, Gless honored

Windy City Times   2010-06-30
Jacqui Jackson Puts Her Heart into Hannah Free

Windy City Times   2010-06-30
Kelli Strickland Talks Hannah Free

California Chronicle   2010-06-15
Hannah Free explores lesbian, elderly issues: Indie film opens new series at The Acorn

Gaelick   2010-06-12
Review: Hannah Free

Orlando Sentinel   2010-06-04
Arts invade Gay Days

Same Same   2010-06-03
Queer films come to Byron Bay

Las Vegas Review   2010-06-01
THE LIST: DVDs, CDs and books hitting stores week of June 1

Home Media Magazine   2010-06-01
Sharon Gless Calls Out to Gay Following With Hannah Free

Camp KC   2010-05-23
f to the Y to the I - Thank Goodness for Festive

Windy City Times   2010-05-23
Jose Rios: Police LGBT liaison, and loving it

Windy City Times   2010-05-19
Miami heat?

Miami Herald   2010-05-01
Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival 2010 closing night

New Zealand Daily News   2010-05-01
Out Takes festival programme released

She Wired   2010-04-26
Sharon Gless and Wolfe Video Honored by Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

Miami Herald   2010-04-22
Gaga over Gless: Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival honors movie, TV star Sharon Gless

The Chicagoist   2010-04-21
Cop And Attitude: Conference Strives To Educate, Encourage Diversity

Home Media Magazine   2010-04-20

On Top Magazine   2010-04-19
Lt. Dan Choi, Sharon Gless Lead First Gay Pride Parade

Press Release   2010-04-15
Sharon Gless to receive gay police award, Hannah Free DVD release party in Chicago

Out in Television   2010-04-13
Hannah Free starring Sharon Gless coming to DVD June 1st

Kendincos   2010-04-07
Video tribute to Sharon Gless

Broadway World   2010-04-05
Hannah Free' to be Released on DVD June 1

Passport Magazine   2010-03-31
VIP Lounge - Sharon Gless

Miami Herald   2010-03-31
Sharon Gless ('Cagney & Lacey', & 'Queer as Folk'), Lt. Dan Choi to lead Miami Beach Gay Pride parade

The Desert Sun   2010-03-30
Actor, director, producer to host screening of film?

River Front Times   2010-03-26
10 Things to Do for $10 This Weekend - Hannah Free

St. Louis Post-Dispatch   2010-03-26
Gay movie fests take to the screens

Arizona Daily Star   2010-03-25
This Weeks Hot Five List

Plain Dealer   2010-03-19
34th Cleveland International Film Festival blasts off with more than 300 movies from 84 countries

570 News   2010-03-18
Rainbow Reels film festival underway in Waterloo

Stone Soup   2010-01-25
Review of the movie Hannah Free

New York Times   2009-12-11
Hannah Free

David Mixner Blog   2009-12-11
Movie Review: Sharon Gless Is Brilliant In "Hannah Free"

Village Voice   2009-12-11
More Sharon Gless!   2009-12-11
Weekend Warrior

Gay City News   2009-12-10
Finally, Truly a Lesbian Turn

Our Prattville News Magazine   2009-12-09
An Our Prattville Exclusive Interview with Taylor Miller: Actress speaks about her life and All My Children

Reel Chicago   2009-12-08
BMA's Big Winners

The Village Voice   2009-12-08
Queer as Folk Star Goes Lesbian!   2009-12-04
Sharon Gless in Hannah Free

Hollywood Chicago   2009-12-03
BMA Winners Announced at 2009 Midwest Indie Awards

Chicago Now   2009-12-03
Get ready for a FABULOUS Weekend!

Central Jersey   2009-12-02
Crossover Appeal

Examiner   2009-11-27
Exclusive Interview with Tracy Baim and Ann Hagemann from Hannah Free

Crain'S Chicago Business   2009-11-27
10 things to do this weekend

Windy City Times   2009-11-25
Knight at the Movies: The Road; film notes

Philadelphia Gay News   2009-11-25
New Hope boasts second film festival

Play Bill   2009-11-19
Sharon Gless, Stephen Macht to Star in Round-Heeled Woman World Premiere

Reel Chicago   2009-11-18
Best of the Midwest Awards held Dec. 1

Windy City Times   2009-11-18
Chicagoans get OUTMusic nods

OUTTAKE VOICES™   2009-11-17
Gay Activist Tracy Baim Speaks OUT

Nuvo   2009-11-12
Breaking Free

Examiner   2009-11-12
Out! for Reel presents "Hannah Free" in Northampton

Sophian   2009-11-12
Out! For Reel's latest film now showing at the Academy of Music

Examiner   2009-11-10
Sharon Gless brought L.A. to Seattle with Hannah Free

Valley Advocate   2009-11-10
Cinema Dope: Mind Games

Broadway World   2009-11-09
Hannah Free returns to Chicago 11/27-12/3 at Gene Siskel Film Center

Gapers Block   2009-11-09
Hannah Free Returns to Chicago

Veja Sao Paulo   2009-11-06
A nova ediçao do Festival Mix Brasil exibe 102 fitas de tematica GLS

Outmusic   2009-10-30
Chicagoans nominated for OUTMusic Awards

After Ellen   2009-10-28
Sharon Gless loves being Free

Hartford Advocate   2009-10-27
Best of Gay Film

LA Times   2009-10-23
As Seen Through These Eyes
Also: 'The Canyon,' 'Hannah Free,' 'Motherhood,' 'Stan Helsing'

Seattle MetBlogs   2009-10-23
Weekend Film Agenda

She Wired   2009-10-22
Sharon Gless on Playing a Lesbian: Exclusive Interview

GLAAD BLOG   2009-10-22
GLAAD Screening in Los Angeles: Hannah Free

Samay Live   2009-10-22
Queer festival begins in the capital Friday

Metro Weekly   2009-10-22
Hannah Free

Pittsburgh Post Gazette   2009-10-14
Lesbian and Gay films delve into transformations

Seattle Times   2009-10-14
Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Fest promises guest stars, burlesque, singalongs

MyQmunity   2009-10-11
Sharon Gless of Hannah Free Radio Interview

Broadway World   2009-10-09
HANNAH FREE Opens 10/23 In Los Angeles

Theater Mania   2009-10-08
Sharon Gless to Appear at LA Opening Night Screening of Hannah Free

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle   2009-10-08
Celebration of gay cinema

Appalachian State University   2009-10-08
Appalachian's 10th Queer Film Series Focuses on human rights and health care

Creative Loafing tampa   2009-10-07
Tampa International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, 20 years out   2009-10-07
Tampa gay film festival rolls out red carpet

Pegasus News   2009-10-06
Hannah Free

Reel Chicago   2009-10-06

On Top Magazine   2009-10-05
Gay Entertainment Report: Portland Fest Screens 'Hannah Free'

Manitoban   2009-10-05
Reel art, Reel entertainment and Reel info

Rage Monthly   2009-10-02
The Spirit of Sharon Gless

PR News Wire   2009-10-02
Gay & Lesbian Elder Housing's Garden Party Event on October 11th!

OUTWorld TV   2009-10-01
Hannah Free Debuts in Chicago

Windy City Times   2009-09-30
Hannah Free hometown premiere, photos

Bloomington Pantagraph   2009-09-30
Opening in local theaters: Week of 10/01/09

Access Atlanta   2009-09-30
Out On Film festival highlights

Windy City Times   2009-09-30
Capitalism: A Love Story; Bright Star

Peoria Journal Star   2009-09-28
Backstage: Local actress gets a break

Sunday Paper   2009-09-27
OUT of this world

Chicago Pride   2009-09-26
Hannah Free Gala w/Sharon Gless

The Lesbian Lifestyle   2009-09-26
Hannah Free 2010 Lesbian Film Review Movie Review LOVE IT

Chicago Tribune   2009-09-26
Hannah Free, 3 Stars

WBEZ   2009-09-25
WBEZ interview with Sharon Gless

Chicagoist   2009-09-25
Chicago-made Lesbian Film Debuts This Weekend

Chicago Now   2009-09-24
It's time for a Fabulous Weekend - Don't miss Hanna Free

Chicago Tribune   2009-09-23
Hannah Free: Chicagoan turns her house into set for lesbian movie
Cast includes Sharon Gless of Cagney & Lacey fame

Instinct Magazine   2009-09-23
Show Mix Hannah Free

Windy City Times   2009-09-23
Culture as Activism

Windy City Times   2009-09-23
Hannah Free stars talk about the film

Windy City Times   2009-09-23
Hannah Free Composer Martie Marro profile

Windy City Times   2009-09-23
Hannah Free Editor Sharon Zurek profile

Windy City Times   2009-09-23
Stage to Film: Hannah Free's Laurie Attea profiled

Windy City Times   2009-09-23
Hannah Free review by Richard Knight, Jr.

Windy City Times   2009-09-23
The making of Hannah Free: Producer Tracy Baim

Examiner   2009-09-22
Claudia Allen's play HANNAH FREE now beautiful independent film.

Hannah Free film, starring Sharon Gless, will screen in more than 30 cities this fall

St Louis Today   2009-09-17
Sharon Gless embraces her first lesbian role

Windy City Times   2009-09-16
Gless takes charge on 'Hannah Free'

Windy City Times   2009-09-16
Wendy Jo Carlton: 'Free' and the mystery of love

Visalia Times-Delta   2009-09-15
Reel pride: Five-day film festival draws thousands to Fresno's ...

Look to the Stars   2009-09-15
Leeza Gibbons To Be Honored At Charity Garden Party

California Chronicle   2009-09-11
Outflix Screens Film Variety -- Festival's Audience Grows for Films Touching on Gay and Lesbian Subjects

Miami Herald   2009-09-10
Womenfest Key West 2009 now through Sunday

Windy City Times   2009-09-08
Writer Claudia Allen:'Free' agent with new film

Decider Chicago   2009-09-08
Hannah Free

Austin 360   2009-09-07
Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival

eNews Park Forest   2009-09-04
Hannah Free to debut in Chicago Sept. 25-Oct. 1 at Gene Siskel Film Center

Memphis Daily News   2009-09-04
Women, Minorities Focus Of 12th Annual Outflix Film Festival

Syndicated Freelance Writer Lawrence Ferber   2009-09-03
Gless: Free At Last

Examiner   2009-09-02
13th Annual Portland Lesbian & Gay Fillm Festival - October at Cinema 21

media|crush   2009-08-31
Film & Video & TV

Sovo   2009-08-28
Out on Film announces lineup

Examiner   2009-08-25
Womenfest brings women to Key West from all over the world

Examiner   2009-08-22
Travel 101: Key West WomenFest 2009

Reel Chicago   2009-08-11
"Hannah Free" sneak preview wows
Star Sharon Gless to appear at Sept. 26 Siskel screening

NBC Chicago   2009-08-04
8/4: Emotions on Stage, Tequila on Top and Sharon Gless on Screen

Chicago Now   2009-08-04
Sneak a peak at "Hannah Free" tonight

C-U Blogfidential   2009-08-04
A Chicago Editor Gets a Return on Her Investment

Broadway World   2009-08-03
Hannah Free to Debut in Chicago 9/25-10/1 at Gene Siskel Film Center, Gless To Attend Gala 9/26

Journal Now   2009-08-02
Film Brief: Hannah Free to be shown Saturday

Windy City Times   2009-07-29
Entertainment News

HomoPop   2009-07-28
Hannah Free, WE STRUCK HOLLYWOOD GOLD... and we are not afraid to brag about it!

The Philadelphia Inquirer   2009-07-26
On Movies: 'Answer Man' is Pucci's second Philly film

Broadway World   2009-07-23
Philadelphia QFest 2009 Ends, Award Winners Announced

Home Media Magazine   2009-07-23
QFest Winners Announced

Indie Wire   2009-07-23
Quick Shots | Bart as Critic, QFest, Venice, Comic-Con, New Wave, No Fest for Saudis

Philadelphia Gay News   2009-07-23

Huffington Post   2009-07-21
A Love Affair: Sharon Gless and the Gay Community

New York Q News   2009-07-20
Sharon Gless Gets QFest Gay Icon Award

Florida Keys Newsroom   2009-07-20
Sharon Gless at the Hannah Free World Premiere weekend

Philly Gay Calendar   2009-07-18
Sharon Gless accepts QFest 2009 Gay Icon Award

New York Q News   2009-07-18
"Hannah Free," starring Sharon Gless, Featured at Philadelphia QFest

The Irish Film & Television Network   2009-07-17
GAZE Festival Opens

Southern Voice Atlanta   2009-07-17
On the Record

Philadelphia Gay & Lesbian Examiner   2009-07-16
QFest films continue to shine throughout the weekend

California Chronicle   2009-07-15
Stars Align for N.C. Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

Courier Post Online   2009-07-15
Sharon Gless Receives Gay Icon Award at QFest   2009-07-15
Inqlings: Guest list for QFest is a wrap

The Herald Sun   2009-07-15

Notes From Hollywood   2009-07-14
Reports from a darkened theater: Outfest's opening weekend

She Wired   2009-07-13
'Hannah Free' At Outfest

Philadelphia Daily News   2009-07-13
Award-bound Gless not a lesbian, but has gay cred

Metro Source   2009-07-13
The State of Reunion (Cagney & Lacey)

Bi Magazine   2009-07-11
Music, Film & Theater

Philadelphia Inquirer   2009-07-10

NBC Philadelphia   2009-07-10
Off to the Cinema: Q-Fest Arrives in Philly

Alternative Film Guide   2009-07-10

Philadelphia Citypaper   2009-07-09
Cover Story - Get Free
Sharon Gless talks about Prop 8, Hannah Free and her role as a lesbian icon.

Film in Focus   2009-07-09

Windy City Times   2009-07-08
Hannah Free film debuts in San Francisco

Variety   2009-07-08
Outfest leans Lesbian

Culture Mob   2009-07-08
Q Fest 2009 is set to Sweep Philadelphia

The Advocate   2009-07-08
Ten Films You Must See at Outfest

Philadelphia City Paper   2009-07-07
QFest Movie Shorts

LA Weekly   2009-07-07

Follow Your Heart, No Matter What They Say!   2009-07-07
OUTFEST Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival

Greg in Hollywood   2009-07-06
Countdown to Outfest 2009: Sharon Gless will attend screening of her film “Hannah Free” on Friday

San Francisco Chronicle   2009-07-02
A city awaits its new bean

Romance & Chocolate   2009-07-02
HANNAH FREE: Novel Forthcoming from Bella Books

Windy City Times   2009-07-01
Hannah Free, Chicago-made lesbian film, opens at Frameline Film Fest

The Loop   2009-07-01
Congratulations Hannah Free!

LGBTQ News   2009-07-01
Gless Gay Icon Award

Q Movie Blog   2009-07-01
Sharon Gless, Maria Lynn & Rosie O’Donnell

Gay Cinema   2009-07-01
Hannah Free (Italy)

GAZE   2009-07-01
Hannah Free European Premiere

San Francisco Chronicle   2009-06-30
They took the party to the streets   2009-06-29
Sharon Gless & Rosie O'Donnell Kissing

Surfwax   2009-06-27
TV News

7 x 7   2009-06-26
Indie Theater Roundup: 7 Movies to See at Frameline

San Francisco Chronicle   2009-06-25
Gless in S.F. for 'Hannah Free,' Dyke March

Women & Hollywood   2009-06-25
Interview with Wendy Jo Carlton – Director of Hannah Free

Glaad BLOG   2009-06-25
Hannah Free, starring Sharon Gless, Closes Frameline Film Fest This Weekend

Gay Travel   2009-06-25
Chick flicks reign at KC film festival

Windy City Times   2009-06-24

Bay Area Reporter   2009-06-24
The best of the rest of the fest

OUT FRONT   2009-06-24
What are your Pride Plans?

The Examiner   2009-06-23
Rosie O'Donnell, Sharon Gless to appear at film's Northern California world premiere

Q Metropolis   2009-06-20
Cinema Alliance Announces Philadelphia Q Fest for July

LGBT Travel   2009-06-20
Frameline Favorites

Bohemian Yankee in the Capital   2009-06-20
Sharon Gless is Lesbian Hannah Free

San Francisco Bay Times   2009-06-18
Smart and Sizzling

Frontiers in LA   2009-06-15
Fans will finally see lesbian icon Sharon Gless play gay—and butch

Broadway World   2009-06-15
Philadelphia Cinema Alliance Announces 2009 Gay Icon Award Recipients

Hannah Free Press Release   2009-06-15

Pink News   2009-06-15
Philadelphia QFest

AVN   2009-06-15
QFest Announces Honorees

San Francisco Chronicle   2009-06-14
Frameline favorites: Best in LGBT film

The Examiner   2009-06-09
All Aboard-R Family LGBT-Friendly Cruises

The Examiner   2009-06-05
Frameline Festival themes include LGBT elder and transgender topics

Behind the Curtain   2009-06-05
Cinematic News   2009-06-04
Q&A with Burn Notice's Sharon Gless

Philadelphia Inquirer   2009-06-02
Inqlings: Seymour visits for Mural Arts

Truth Wins Out   2009-06-02
Actress Sharon Gless Confronts Struggles of Elder Lesbian Couples

Edge New York   2009-06-01
Whats Up @ QFest

Indie Wire   2009-06-01
Outfest 2009 Sets Sights On LGBT Rights

Theater Mania   2009-05-19
Hannah Free, Starring Sharon Gless, to Premiere at San Francisco Frameline Film Festival

Greg in Hollywood   2009-05-19
Sharon Gless lesbian film “Hannah Free” chosen to close Frameline

National Ledger   2009-05-15
Sharon Gless's 'Timely' Lesbian Movie Gets Attention

Frameline   2009-05-01
Hannah Free Gala Screening CLOSING NIGHT FILM

Angel Fire   2009-04-05
Queer as Folk Addiction

Center on Halsted   2009-04-01

On Film   2009-03-23
Premieres for local productions Hannah Free and Together

Time Out NY   2009-03-15
Out and About

The Reader   2009-03-12
Hannah Free previews Saturday, and is the topic tonight on Chicago Tonight

WTTW TV   2009-03-12
WTTW Chicago Tonight features Hannah Free

Ambiente   2009-01-01
The Trials of Sharon Gless

Zimbio   2008-12-18
Longtime gay fave Sharon Gless finally playing a lesbian

Advocate   2008-12-17
Sharon Gless (Finally) Goes Gay

Sharon Gless Fans   2008-12-09
MOVIE NEWS   2008-12-01
All My Children Stars: Where Are They Now?

Reel Chicago   2008-11-18
Sharon Gless feels passion for "Hannah Free"

Heart of Gless   2008-11-12
Hannah Free film fundraiser with Sharon Gless

Chicago Tribune   2008-11-07
SCREEN SCENE: Sharon Gless sets ‘Hannah Free’ in Chicago

Glaad Blog   2008-11-06
Sharon Gless is Hannah Free

Windy City Times   2008-11-05
Sharon Gless to star in Hannah Free film

AfterEllen (LogoOnline)   2008-10-31
Sharon Gless as Hannah Free: At last, she’s a lesbian

Miami Herald   2008-10-30
Sharon Gless to star in film about a woman who fights to see partner in nursing home

Reel Chicago   2008-10-18
Sharon Gless stars in dramatic feature

Windy City Times   2008-09-16
Sharon Gless on Hannah Free, Q&A