Hate Crime is a 2005 mystery drama film written and directed by Tommy Stovall and starring Seth Peterson, Bruce Davison, Chad Donella, Cindy Pickett, and Brian J. Smith. Making the film was Stovall's first experience on stage and working with actors; he had only self-produced videos previously.
Robbie Levinson (Seth Peterson) and Trey McCoy (Brian J. Smith) are an openly gay couple living in a suburban home near friend and next-door neighbor Kathleen Slansky (Lin Shaye). The couple plans to hold a commitment ceremony to exchange rings. Trey's mother, Barbara (Cindy Pickett), suggests to Trey, who suggests to Robbie, that the couple consider raising a child.
|genre||crime drama mystery thriller|
|keywords||arrest attack baseball bat brian j. smith bruce davison chad donella church cindy pickett criminal investigation dead father estrange gay couple gay sex giancarlo esposito homicide detective homophobia homophobic insurance policy kill lin shaye meet move openly gay private investigator restraining order suicide walk|
|producer||Ebony Tay P. Dirk Higdon Tommy Stovall|
|productionCompany||Pasidg Productions Inc.|