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Biography, Christine Jorgensen: The Change Of A Lifetime
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in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 45 mins
Explore the life of one of the most controversial figures of the sexual revolution.
in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 45 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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Modern Times, Househusbands
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directed by Susanna White; produced by Susanna White, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Modern Times (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1996), 46 mins
In Britain, one in five women can now claim to be the major breadwinners. Modern Times discovers that the decline in heavy industry, computerization and the rise of women at work have resulted in an increased number of men running the home while their wives go out to work. The story of three househusbands, all of...
directed by Susanna White; produced by Susanna White, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Modern Times (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1996), 46 mins
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Multiple Choices - Picture Perfect
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directed by Alison Burns, fl. 1990; produced by Sally Bochner, fl. 1988-2010, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 1995), 12 mins
It's never easy reconciling fairy tales to reality, especially when the reality is, to say the least, complicated. You know things are tough when young people don't expect a good relationship, let alone a perfect one, because as one young woman puts it, "all good things must come to an end." Participants discuss t...
directed by Alison Burns, fl. 1990; produced by Sally Bochner, fl. 1988-2010, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 1995), 12 mins
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Out in Suburbia: The Stories of Eleven Lesbians
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produced by Pam Walton (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 29 mins
This remarkably honest and revealing documentary shatters the stereotypes held by many people unfamiliar with the gay community. Eleven women discuss with heartwarming frankness their lives in local neighborhoods, covering a wide range of issues including marriage, motherhood, discrimination, stereotypes and femal...
produced by Pam Walton (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 29 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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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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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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Shanghai Tales, 3, When My Child is Born
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directed by Dingding Ke and Jing Guo; produced by Dingding Ke, Jing Guo and Lawrence Elman, fl. 2002, in Shanghai Tales, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 1 hour
This series on contemporary China is filmed from an insiders point of view and portrays daily life in one of the nation's busiest and most iconic cities. The three episodes provide a window into China today, giving viewers an opportunity to assess the similarities and differences between China and other cultures.T...
directed by Dingding Ke and Jing Guo; produced by Dingding Ke, Jing Guo and Lawrence Elman, fl. 2002, in Shanghai Tales, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 1 hour
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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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