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Eunuchs: India's Third Gender
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written by Michael Yorke, fl. 1976-2005; directed by Michael Yorke, fl. 1976-2005 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 49 mins
This extraordinary film explores the twilight world of India's eunuchs who both exploit and bewail their ill-defined status within society. The eunuchs introduce a special world, where for them divinity and daily life alternate in the flash of an exquisitely made-up eye. A 3,600-strong ancient sect who claim to be...
written by Michael Yorke, fl. 1976-2005; directed by Michael Yorke, fl. 1976-2005 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 49 mins
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Two to Tango: Gay Argentina
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produced by Vivian Altman, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 19 mins
Buenos Aires is in the heart of a country where 80 per cent of the people are Catholic and the culture of machismo is still rife. Now the Argentinean capital is leading the push in Latin America to bring equality to gays. It is the first city in South America where same sex couples can join in a civil union giving...
produced by Vivian Altman, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 19 mins
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SIS: The Perry Watkins Story
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produced by Chiqui Cartagena and Suzanne Newman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 52 mins
This groundbreaking documentary explores the explosive issue of gays in the military. It examines the case of Perry J. Watkins, the first openly gay man to defeat the ban against gays in the military. The case established a powerful legal precedent that will act as an inspiration to the gay and black communities....
produced by Chiqui Cartagena and Suzanne Newman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 52 mins
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Love Man Love Woman
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directed by Nguyen Thi Trinh, fl. 2007-2011 (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2007), 53 mins
In this documentary, the filmmaker follows Master Luu Ngoc Duc, one of the most prominent spirit mediums in Hanoi, and his vibrant community through their rituals and everyday life. The film explores how many effeminate and gay men in traditionally homophobic Vietnam have found community and expression in the coun...
directed by Nguyen Thi Trinh, fl. 2007-2011 (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2007), 53 mins
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Straight White Men and Me
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directed by Antonia Kao; produced by USC School of Cinema & Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 24 mins

With wit and style, Antonia Kao explores the world of "straight, white men" in this revealing, humorous and often poignant new film. "I went to a women’s college and came out a lesbian." Antonia Kao is a first-generation Taiwanese-American woman who spent several years in activist, progressive LGBT "of-color" ci...

directed by Antonia Kao; produced by USC School of Cinema & Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 24 mins
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