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Satan's Angel: Queen of the Fire Tassels
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directed by Joshua M. Dragotta, fl. 2004; produced by Anthony Marsico, 1957- and Joshua M. Dragotta, fl. 2004, Retrograde Productions (Philadelphia, PA: Breaking Glass Pictures, 2012), 1 hour 13 mins
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Josh Dragotta's wildly entertaining documentary offers a candid glimpse into the life of burlesque's hottest and most outspoken legend. Angel Walker's career has taken her through San Francisco counter culture and the Las Vegas underbelly. She's spent nights with the Rat Pack, tripped with The Doors and traveled w...
directed by Joshua M. Dragotta, fl. 2004; produced by Anthony Marsico, 1957- and Joshua M. Dragotta, fl. 2004, Retrograde Productions (Philadelphia, PA: Breaking Glass Pictures, 2012), 1 hour 13 mins
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Regretters
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directed by Marcus Lindeen; produced by Marcus Lindeen (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 1 hour 1 mins
Regretters gives heartfelt voice to two transgendered people who underwent sex change surgery to become women. Now, years later, they would like to return to their original, masculine selves. Through their experiences we learn how very complicated gender identity is; morphing from one gender to another is not acco...
directed by Marcus Lindeen; produced by Marcus Lindeen (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 1 hour 1 mins
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Let’s be Together
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directed by Nanna Frank Moller, 1972-; produced by Mette Heide and Helle Faber (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2008), 1 hour 21 mins
Meet Hairo, a 14-year-old boy who is fascinated by women's clothes. He spends all his time on high heals, wearing make-up and fake nails. Living in a small town with his mum, his stepfather and 3 younger brothers, this is quite the daily challenge for everyone. Hairo's mum takes her son on a trip to Brazil to meet...
directed by Nanna Frank Moller, 1972-; produced by Mette Heide and Helle Faber (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2008), 1 hour 21 mins
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Sworn Virgins
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directed by Elvira Dones; produced by Elvira Dones, Radiotelevisione Svizzera and Dones Media LLC (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 52 mins
Why would a girl swear to stay a virgin? What kind of tradition sanctions this form of self-denial? In a mountainous area of Albania, an ancestral code of laws -- observed to this day -- placed women in the bottom rank of society. It dictates that "a woman is a sack, made to endure." A woman cannot choose her husb...
directed by Elvira Dones; produced by Elvira Dones, Radiotelevisione Svizzera and Dones Media LLC (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 52 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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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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Rape for Who I Am
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directed by Lovinsa Kavuma, fl. 1999; produced by Lovinsa Kavuma, fl. 1999 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2006), 26 mins
This powerful documentary offers a fascinating and moving insight into the lives of South Africa's black lesbians who, raped because of their sexuality, refuse to become victims. Set in Johannesburg and its surrounding townships, the film interweaves the experiences of four women, victims of rape, as they prepare...
directed by Lovinsa Kavuma, fl. 1999; produced by Lovinsa Kavuma, fl. 1999 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2006), 26 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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Family Matters (Mishpuche)
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directed by David Noy, fl. 1994; produced by Yoram Ivry, fl. 1996 and David Noy, fl. 1994, Cinemax Productions (Tel-Aviv District: Cinephil, 2004), 58 mins
How does a single heterosexual woman, who's tired of waiting for Mr. Right, do what she desires most and give birth to a child? This dilemma challenged Dafna, until she met Itamar and Kai, a gay couple who decided to expand their family and to have a child. From this triangle springs an alternative family unit. As...
directed by David Noy, fl. 1994; produced by Yoram Ivry, fl. 1996 and David Noy, fl. 1994, Cinemax Productions (Tel-Aviv District: Cinephil, 2004), 58 mins
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Colonel Jin Xing
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directed by Sylvie Levey; produced by Arnaud Hamelin (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 16 mins
Shanghai's principal dancer, 33-year-old Jin Xing, is a big star. She is the first choreographer to have received recognition in over half a century of national communism. But the most amazing thing about Jin Xing is that, up until 1995, this beautiful young woman was a man, a colonel in the People's Liberation Ar...
directed by Sylvie Levey; produced by Arnaud Hamelin (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 16 mins
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