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Lisa Cholodenko: Queer Representation and Beyond

Laurel Canyon, released 21 years ago today, is a drama about love, family, and pop music, written and directed by the one and only Lisa Cholodenko. 

Writer/Director Lisa Cholodenko is best known for her 2010 film The Kids Are Alright, about life in a queer family as the kids get ready to leave the nest.

Lisa’s debut feature film was High Art (1998), about a young 24-year-old, Syd, who develops a relationship—professional and otherwise—with her upstairs neighbor, Lucy, when they begin working together at a well-known photography more.