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Adventures in The Gender Trade
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directed by Susan Marenco; produced by Susan Marenco (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 45 mins
Kate Bornstein, writer and performer, was born a man. This documentary presents her frank account of her personal journey from unhappy boy child into liberated transsexual lesbian. Intercut with her satiric night club act called "Hidden: A Gender," are the stories of a wide range of people who refused to have thei...
directed by Susan Marenco; produced by Susan Marenco (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 45 mins
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Becoming Ayden
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produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 41 mins
In Becoming Ayden, we meet seventeen year-old Adina Scheim from Toronto who is becoming a boy named Ayden. Ayden is willing to go to great lengths to alter her female body to correspond with her male self image. Ayden recently began taking testosterone and her voice has started to deepen -- an irreversible physica...
produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 41 mins
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Gay Youth
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directed by Pam Walton; produced by Pam Walton (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 30 mins
This the first video to explore the emotional strain placed on gay youth by intense feelings of isolation. Adolescence is typically a time of conformity when one needs to feel secure in a peer group. But lesbian and gay young people are acutely aware of being different and often have no one to talk to about these...
directed by Pam Walton; produced by Pam Walton (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 30 mins
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Just Married: The Epic Battle Over Gay Marriage
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produced by Iris Adler, NECN (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 59 mins
The issue of gay marriage has polarized the country. This even- handed film follows events in Massachusetts after the state supreme court ruled 4 to 3 in favor of allowing same sex marriage. It is at the same time a lesson in the turbulent political process as a compelling portrait of several responsible, loving,...
produced by Iris Adler, NECN (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 59 mins
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A Little for My Heart and A Little for My God
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written by Brita Landoff, fl. 1983; directed by Brita Landoff, fl. 1983; produced by Lindberg & Landoff Film (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 58 mins
Since in Algeria most women traditionally are not allowed to mix with men, female orchestras customarily entertain gatherings of women. When they play, women remove their veils and dance, away from the view of men. All summer long one can hear music from roof terraces and walled gardens as women celebrate engageme...
written by Brita Landoff, fl. 1983; directed by Brita Landoff, fl. 1983; produced by Lindberg & Landoff Film (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 58 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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Swimming With Lesbians
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directed by David B. Marshall, fl. 2009-2016; produced by David B. Marshall, fl. 2009-2016 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 9 mins
How do we create a history from a past that was hidden? Swimming with Lesbians dives into the darkest depths to find the answer. The film looks at an upstate New York community’s efforts to create an LBGT historic archive. Extraordinary lesbian activist Madeline Davis uncovers the lives and histories collected f...
directed by David B. Marshall, fl. 2009-2016; produced by David B. Marshall, fl. 2009-2016 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 9 mins
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Africa's Last Taboo
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directed by Robin Barnwell, fl. 2006; produced by Robin Barnwell, fl. 2006; interview by Sorious Samura, 1963- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 49 mins
In Africa, where two-thirds of countries maintain laws against homosexuality, gay people face increasing persecution. Award-winning African correspondent Sorious Samura investigates the experience of being gay in Africa, and discovers staggering levels of prejudice and hate, driven by governments, religious organi...
directed by Robin Barnwell, fl. 2006; produced by Robin Barnwell, fl. 2006; interview by Sorious Samura, 1963- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 49 mins
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Because This is About Love
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directed by Shulee Ong; produced by Shulee Ong (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 29 mins
This is a touching profile of five lesbian and gay couples from multicultural backgrounds who have made a life long commitment to each other by going through a marriage ceremony. Each couple tells their own story of how they met, why they decided to marry and how their family and friends responded. These funny, bi...
directed by Shulee Ong; produced by Shulee Ong (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 29 mins
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Call to Witness
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directed by Pam Walton; produced by Pam Walton (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour
Call to Witness focuses on three extraordinary people who are willing to put their lives on the line for what they believe in. The Lutheran pastors in Call to Witness and the congregations that support them want to open not only their pews but also their pulpits to all people, including gay men and lesbians. Call...
directed by Pam Walton; produced by Pam Walton (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour
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