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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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Bachelor Farmer
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directed by Michael Culpepper; produced by Nikki Draper (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 2 mins
Bachelor Farmer is an intimate look at how a few gay men negotiate the challenges of small-town living in rural Kendrick, Idaho, population 369. In a place so small, no one can be a stranger. Being openly gay there isn't easy, but part of day-to-day small town living is dealing with difficult but necessary relatio...
directed by Michael Culpepper; produced by Nikki Draper (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 2 mins
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Family Values
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directed by Pam Walton; produced by Pam Walton (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour 1 mins
This intensely personal film documents lesbian videomaker Pam Walton's attempt to reconcile with her long estranged father. It is also her search for what "family" means to her. After her mother's death and her father's remarriage, her father Rus Walton broke off ties with his daughters. He evolved into a right wi...
directed by Pam Walton; produced by Pam Walton (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour 1 mins
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History Lessons
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directed by Barbara Hammer (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2000), 1 hour 6 mins
In this wonderfully irreverent yet empowering film, Barbara Hammer traces lesbian history by presenting an extraordinary array of archival footage - and then playfully manipulates it to make it seem as though lesbians were everywhere. From popular films to newsreels, sex ed pics, stag reels, medical and educationa...
directed by Barbara Hammer (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2000), 1 hour 6 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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Metamorphosis: Man into Woman
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directed by Lisa Leeman; produced by Claudia Hoover (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 58 mins
As many as 60,000 people are uncomfortable with the sex they were born into (gender dysphoria). Gary, a 39-year-old transsexual, has been convinced since childhood that he is a woman trapped in a male body. At age 36, Gary decided to begin the extraordinary process of changing his sex. Shot over three years, this...
directed by Lisa Leeman; produced by Claudia Hoover (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 58 mins
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Mixed Kebab
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directed by Guy Lee Thys, 1952-; produced by Guy Lee Thys, 1952-, Mollywood, Één (Production Company), Flanders Audiovisual Fund and Fact and Fiction (Philadelphia, PA: Breaking Glass Pictures, 2012), 1 hour 40 mins
Bram lives a double-life, at once a dutifully religious muslim, and also a casual drug dealer and closeted gay man. When Bram flies off to Turkey to meet his future wife he brings his stunning friend Kevin, and soon an illicit love affair develops between the two men. Faced with with no choice but to navigate betw...
directed by Guy Lee Thys, 1952-; produced by Guy Lee Thys, 1952-, Mollywood, Één (Production Company), Flanders Audiovisual Fund and Fact and Fiction (Philadelphia, PA: Breaking Glass Pictures, 2012), 1 hour 40 mins
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Our Mom's A Dyke
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produced by Juliette Olavarria (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 35 mins
This is a charming documentary about adolescent girls who had to deal with an unexpected complication in their suburban life. Their mother suddenly dissolved her marriage and then told the girls in strictest confidence that she was a lesbian. This secret made them feel isolated from their friends and especially fr...
produced by Juliette Olavarria (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 35 mins
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Paradise Bent
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written by Heather Croall and Karin Altmann, fl. 1986; directed by Heather Croall; produced by Heather Croall, Australian Film Commission (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 51 mins
This is one of the first explorations of the Samoan fa'afafines, boys who are raised as girls, fulfilling a traditional role in Samoan culture. The film shows how in the large Samoan family there may be one or two fa'afafines who are not only accepted but appreciated. They cheerfully share the women's traditional...
written by Heather Croall and Karin Altmann, fl. 1986; directed by Heather Croall; produced by Heather Croall, Australian Film Commission (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 51 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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