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Hulu Acquires ‘We Live Here: The Midwest’ Documentary

Hulu Originals has acquired “We Live Here: The Midwest” from documentary filmmakers David Miller and Melinda Maerker.

The doc explores personal stories of LGBTQI+ families who are striving to build lives in their communities despite biased legislation and mounting prejudice. The families hope to stay in a part of the country they love, and where they have established deep roots.

The families featured in the doc include a trans/queer family with five children in Iowa who must find a new community after being expelled from their church; a gay Black couple with a young daughter who test the line of acceptance in Nebraska; a lesbian couple who is homeschooling their bullied son on a farm in Kansas; a gay teacher in Ohio who is creating a safe space for LGBTQI+ students; and a couple in Minnesota that is struggling to rebuild their families their transitions.

The doc also follows Minnesota Representative and queer mother Heather Keeler, who brings LGBTQI+ rights to the political forefront despite ongoing death threats.

No Hulu or Disney+ release date has been announced at this time.

Source: Deadline

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