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Johnny Symons

The San Francisco Bay resident is the co-producer of the Academy-Award-nominated, Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning documentary Long Night's Journey Into Day (2000) about South Africa's search for truth and reconciliation. Symons's career has focused on creating films that reveal the complexities of gay culture, including Daddy and Papa (2002), an... See full bio »


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Daddy and Papa
Daddy and Papa Producer
Independent Lens
Independent Lens Producer
Out Run
Out Run Producer
Beyond Conception


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 2018 Chasing Portraits (Documentary) (consulting producer) (completed)
 2017 Doc World (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode)
- Out Run (2017) ... (producer)
 2016 Out Run (Documentary) (producer)
 2003-2009 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Ask Not (2009) ... (producer)
- Daddy & Papa (2003) ... (producer)
  In the Life (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode, 2007) (segment producer - 1 episode, 2003)
- Building on the Past (2007) ... (producer)
- The Art World (2003) ... (segment producer)
 2006 Beyond Conception (Documentary) (producer)
 2002 Daddy and Papa (Documentary) (producer)
 2000 Long Night's Journey Into Day (Documentary) (co-producer)
 1996 Shaving the Castro (Documentary short) (producer)
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