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The Kids are Alright

S.F. State’s Lisa Cholodenko Explores Same-Sex Parenthood in ‘The Kids Are All Right’

The first thing Lisa Cholodenko learned in film school was simple: “Write what you know.” The lesson has served her well. After winning the Sundance Film Festival’s Waldo Salt Award for outstanding screenwriting with her feature-length debut, the 1998 romantic drama High Art, she earned near-unanimous accolades at this year’s festival with the poignant family comedy The Kids Are All Right.

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