Uses interviews and vintage footage to revisit this lost corner of recent cultural history. Directed by Linda Goode Bryant; codirected by Laura Poitras Videocassette release of a documentary broadcast June 17, 2003 on PBS's Point of View television program. DVD X4005 Video/C 9863 Recounts the experiences of Canadian lesbian women in the 1950's and 1960's who sought romance in gay beer parlours and bars. She had no reason to expect that in the last year of her life, after she was diagnosed with terminal cancer, that her final battle for justice would be for the woman she loved. Contents: Dyketactics (1974, 4 min.) -- Multiple Orgasm (1976, 10 min.) -- Double Strength (1978, 16 min.) -- Women I Love (1976, 27 min.) 57 min. DVD X1258 [preservation copy]; vhs Video/C 2741 From an extraordinary body of archival footage -- some dating back to the 19th century -- of sports films, military films, vintage stag reels and lesbian angst dramas this film explores lesbian images from 1896 until 1969. Video/C 6225 A look at the social and political conditions for gay and lesbian people in present-day South Africa. Also includes more than 100 photographs of lesbians when they were young girls and archival footage from educational films and home movies.
The sensation of the hippie movement in San Francisco, they were described as "hippie and freak drag queens," people who were allowed to live at the end of their imaginations. Produced and directed by Lisa Ades, Lesli Klainberg. With archival footage and an exuberant sound track film explores ethical and philosophical questions that the AIDS crisis provokes. Video/C 3724 Combining rare footage and interviews this documentary surveys the art and lives of various closeted lesbian women artists from different segments of the 20th century: Victorian photographer Alice Austen, Weimar collagist Hannah Hoch, and present day painter Nicole Eisenman. The clashes expose prejudice and self-interest on both sides, as well as the common dream to have a home to call your own. Video/C 3206; also contained in Video/C 4664 Detective Lieutenant Laurel Hester spent 25 years investigating tough cases in Ocean County, New Jersey, protecting the rights of victims and putting her life on the line. Video/C 2740 A collection of four films, including the landmark Dyketactics, the first lesbian lovemaking film to be made by a lesbian. Her story is woven between interviews with twenty adult lesbians who recount moments from their own childhoods. Focusing on pervading images prior to Stonewall, the film exposes popular representations of lesbian culture. Performed at the University of California, Berkeley, on May 13, 1993. Video/C 3228 A compilation of selections from motion pictures produced between 19 which examine the theme of homosexual relationships.
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A film by Lucy Massie Phenix based on original videotapes by Ann Hershey.
Showcases six short films with gay themes produced in the 1990s. "Pictures of Sickness: Stuart Marshall's Bright Eyes." In: Queer Looks: Perspectives on lesbian and Gay Film and Video / editors Martha Gever, Pratibha Parmar, John Greyson.
DVD 5436; vhs Video/C 2323 In 1969 the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of rioting by the city's gay community. Video/C 2337 Fall 1989: AIDS and the second sex -- What is a family -- A question of civil rights. Relax: An elegant film about one man's fears regarding HIV testing. Video/C 6226 This production explores attitudes toward homosexuality in three parts: one, the early scientific view of homosexuality as a disease; two, the pre-World War II view (especially in Germany) of homosexuality as a crime; and three, current attitudes, complicated by the spread of AIDS.
It explores how AIDS changed the direction of the movement. Shows their daily lives and their participation in the underground lesbian "ball" scene, where cross-dressers compete for trophies. Video/C 2239 AIDS has become a convenient excuse to desexualize gay men and thereby destroy gay liberation.
The boys in the band sparked heated controversy that still exists four decades later. DVD X6719 A documentary that explores the desire for radical politics and culture in the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community. Video/C 9130 Explores eroded emulsions and images for lost vestiges of lesbian and gay culture. San Francisco icons, Del Martin and Phylllis Lyon areknown as the founders of the modern lesbian civilrights movement. He encourages viewers to realize their individual potential and to replace self-hate with self-esteem, self-doubt with self- knowledge, self-consciousness with self-confidence. Examines the political urgency of the 60's to the alienation and social contradictions of the 90's. Explores the failure of traditional safe-sex messages to reach a new generation.
DVD X6602 This documentary "explores the drama, struggle, and enduring legacy of the first-ever gay play and subsequent Hollywood movie to successfully reach a mainstream audience. Video/C 6225 Chronicles the lives of two women who have been partnersin love and political struggle for half a century. Alternative treatments to solve her medical problems included tai chi and acupuncture, gardening and embroidery. Directors and producers, Mary Jo Godges, Renee Sotile. Discusses the fallacies, the facts, and the feelings of being gay in a straight world. Video/C 3309 An idiosyncratic portrait of the tragedies and triumphs of the gay liberation movement. Video/C 3376 Examines the resurgent AIDS crisis through the prism of eight gay men -- four Baby Boomers and four Gen Xers who talk about their experiences with HIV/AIDS and safer sex messages. Wilson's journey dramatically illustrates the universal challenges of being an outsider in a conservative environment and the transformation that is possible when those who have long been constrained by a traditional code of silence summon the courage to break it. Featuring interviews with celebrities, politicians, and everyday allies who openly embrace the LGBTQ community, it asserts that no single person is the same and that all people should be celebrated.. Camera, sound, interviewing, and editing by: Lucy Massie Phenix, Robert Epstein, Andrew Brown, Veronica Selver, Nancy Adair, Peter Adair. Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c1997. Among Karen's friends and lovers are Phyllis, a photographer who captures San Francisco's lesbian culture, Jackie and Shar, makers of erotic videos for women, Annika, Karen's ex who defends monogramy and Erin, Karen's lover who teachers her how to love men. The parents also talk about struggling with the pain their sons and daughters have dealt with, such as not being accepted by relatives and/or friends and being ostracized by religious congregations.