Barney Frank Upset After Seeing Movie

When introducing the world premiere of their documentary “Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank” at the Tribeca Film Festival over the weekend, co-directors Shelia Canavan and Michael Chandler told the audience that they had asked Barney Frank for access to follow him “everywhere but the bathroom” and that the now-former congressman lived up to his end of the arrangement. But the former congressman and his husband — in a festival Q & A with the not-always-pro-gay Alec Baldwin (pictured, with Frank) — expressed some misgivings about the way the film portrays Franks’ public and private life. Details here.

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