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AIDS at Issue: Coping with an Epidemic
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directed by Jeffrey Tuchman; produced by Jeffrey Tuchman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 23 mins
While the AIDS epidemic is causing immeasurable personal tragedies, it also raises a host of difficult public issues that must be answered by society as a whole. What should be done to help people protect themselves from the virus? What measures should be taken to keep those already infected from spreading the vir...
directed by Jeffrey Tuchman; produced by Jeffrey Tuchman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 23 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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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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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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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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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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Generations of Violence
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produced by Nancy Salter (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1989), 2 hours 7 mins
This documentary is a compelling portrait of the legacy of family violence that is passed on from one generation to another. We meet both the victims and the perpetrators of violent behavior, and hear their personal experiences. One young boy tells how he was sexually abused by his mother's live-in boyfriend. Anot...
produced by Nancy Salter (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1989), 2 hours 7 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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Pride Divide
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directed by Paris Poirier; produced by Paris Poirier and Karen Kiss (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 57 mins
From the producers of the award-winning Last Call at Maud's, comes this ground breaking exploration of the gender gap between gays and lesbians. Politically united against global homophobia, they are poles apart on many life issues. Oddly enough, their struggle of male versus female mirrors many traditional confli...
directed by Paris Poirier; produced by Paris Poirier and Karen Kiss (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 57 mins
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