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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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The Lynchburg Story: Eugenic Sterilization In America
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directed by Stephen Trombley; produced by Bruce Eadie (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1995, originally published 1993), 1 hour 2 mins
In the early years of this century, authorities were obsessed with a belief that the "racial stock" of the country was in decline. By the 1930's, over half the states had enacted eugenic sterilization laws, giving states the right to forcibly sterilize citizens they deemed "unfit" to reproduce. This haunting film...
directed by Stephen Trombley; produced by Bruce Eadie (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1995, originally published 1993), 1 hour 2 mins
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