Oakley Fugate

Oakley Fugate

Year
2017
Location
Whitesburg, KY

Host organization: Appalshop

Oakley Fugate will produce documentary films about LGBTQ youth in Eastern Kentucky, drawing a connection between exclusion on the basis of disability.

Fugate was born and raised in Whitesburg, Kentucky, and has been making films since 2012. He cites the discrimination that he has faced due to his Aspergers as his inspiration to create films about human rights.