Interviews with gay men and lesbians throughout the film demonstrate the wide range of Southern lives, from Rita, a retired military officer, now a drag queen in New Orleans to Iris, a black lesbian living in a bus in the Ozarks.
With clarity and insight the subjects in Greetings From Out Here address the impact of AIDS in the rural South, the politics of being gay in the South, and the relationship between the gay and civil rights movements.
"A wise-cracking, determinedly anti-mythic video artist with a gift for finding community wherever she turns, Spiro defines the roadmovie on her own terms in an exhilarating new work. Her curious, wry, observant, and admirably uninvasive way of shooting conveys a vital feeling of identification with her subjects."
-Linda Dubler, Video Curator, High Museum of Art, Atlanta
"Lacing the work with irony, humor, and defiance, and a touch of pain and bitterness, [Spiro] ties together isolated people through their common identity and a strong sense of place that ranks this among the finest road documentaries and ethnographic films."- Rob Nixon, ETC. MAGAZINE 
GREETINGS to everyone from out here where the snow has been deep and avalanche-control pictures make the front page of our local newspapers. ......(books about rescues and rescuers)(Children's review)(Book review)
May 01, 2008; GREETINGS to everyone from out here where the snow has been deep and avalanche-control pictures make the front page of our local...
THE VIEW FROM THE OTHER SIDE; I think, Jane, you're a snob Ruth Mackenzie-White offers "a little response to Jane Caro's piece in AdMedia last month ... from out here at the coalface!"
Oct 18, 2004; Jane Caro wants to see a bit of passion - not another presentation to stony-faced marketers?You know Jane, maybe as marketers...