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After Stonewall

Narrated by Melissa Etheridge, this sequel to Before Stonewall chronicles the history of LGBT life from the riots at Stonewall to the end of the millenium. Capturing both tragic defeats and exciting victories, it also explores how AIDS changed the direction of the movement.

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Before & After Stonewall:
25th Anniversary Edition

Two seminal documentaries tell the remarkable tale of how homosexuals, a heretofore hidden and despised group, became a vibrant and integral part of America.

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Before Stonewall

When the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in Greenwich Village, three nights of rioting sparked a national gay liberation movement. This acclaimed documentary tells the dramatic story of gay and lesbian life from the 1920s up until Stonewall.

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Beyond Hatred

In this deeply moving, award-winning documentary, a French family reflects on the vicious murder of their 29-year-old gay son by neofascist skinheads and courageously tries to move beyond feelings of hatred and revenge.

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Bigger Splash, A

Filmmaker Jack Hazan follows artist David Hockney as he struggles to create what would prove to be some of his most enduring works: those featuring Hockney's model and lover, Peter Schlesinger.

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Chely Wright: Wish Me Away

This film tells the story of the first Nashville music star to come out as gay. Chronicling the aftermath in Nashville and within the LGBT community, the film reveals both the devastation of homophobia and the power of living an authentic life.

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Dangerous Living

Traveling to five different continents, this heart-wrenching documentary is the first to deeply explore the lives of gay and lesbian people in non-western cultures. From the producer of Before Stonewall and After Stonewall.

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Early Works of Cheryl Dunye, The

A collection of six short fiction films by Cheryl Dunye, one of the most provocative and humorous lesbian filmmakers of our time. Includes: Greetings from Africa, The Potluck and the Passion, An Untitled Portrait, Vanilla Sex, She Don't Fade, and Janine.

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Female Misbehavior

A collection of five films exploring the outer limits of female sexuality and behavior. Each features a woman who has challenged the status quo, provoking shock and outrage in some and gaining respect from others.

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Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder

Featuring Allen Ginsberg, Dennis Hopper, Bob Dylan and more, this incisive and entertaining portrait of American poet and City Lights Bookstore founder Lawrence Ferlinghetti explores his vital role as catalyst for numerous literary careers, and for the Beat movement itself.

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Finished Life, A

A Finished Life follows the “Goodbye & No Regrets Tour” of Gregg Gour, a 48-year-old gay man with AIDS, who, when given six months to live, embarks on an emotional and surprisingly upbeat trip across America.

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Fish Out of Water

Inspired by the experience of coming out as a lesbian to her sorority sisters during her senior year, filmmaker Ky Dickens explores the Biblical passages used to condemn homosexuality in this informative yet entertaining documentary.

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For the Bible Tells Me So

This provocative, entertaining documentary brilliantly reconciles homosexuality and Biblical scripture, and in the process reveals that religious anti-gay bias is based almost solely upon an often malicious misinterpretation of the Bible.

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Gendernauts

An illuminating and compassionate look at the world of transgender identity, as seen through portraits of some of San Francisco's leading gender mixers.

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God Loves Uganda

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams explores the role of the American Evangelical movement in fueling Uganda's terrifying turn towards biblical law and the proposed death penalty for homosexuality.

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History Lessons

Lesbian history is presented in an extraordinary array of archival footage - from popular films to newsreels, sex ed pics, stag reels, old nudies and more - that is playfully manipulated to make it seem as though lesbians were everywhere.

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Jihad for Love, A

In this revealing documentary, which was filmed in 12 countries and 9 languages, Muslim gay filmmaker Parvez Sharma travels the many worlds of Islam, discovering the stories of its most unlikely storytellers: lesbian and gay Muslims.

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Lavender Limelight: Lesbians in Film

This festival favorite goes behind the scenes to reveal seven successful lesbian directors. Featuring Cheryl Dunye, Rose Troche, Jennie Livingston, Monika Treut, Maria Maggenti, Su Friedrich and Heather MacDonald.

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Lesbian Nation

This entertaining collection of lesbian-friendly cinema features five films, four of them making their premiere on DVD: Carmelita Tropicana, Jumping the Gun, Lavender Limelight, Little Women in Transit and Playing the Part.

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Let's Get Frank

Sex. Lies. And lots of videotape. A hilarious and insightful look at modern politics, gay life and political hypocrisy, Let's Get Frank tells the story of one of America's most well loved and outspoken politicians, Rep. Barney Frank.


Making Grace

Ann Krsul and Leslie Sullivan want to be mothers - together. Making Grace allows us to experience with Ann and Leslie the challenges and joys of motherhood, including those unique to lesbians.

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Making the Boys
A film by Crayton Robey

This documentary explores the legacy of “The Boys in the Band” - the first ever gay play and subsequent Hollywood movie to successfully reach a mainstream audience. With Edward Albee, Mart Crowley, Dominick Dunne, Tony Kushner and more.

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Off and Running

With white Jewish lesbians for parents, Avery grew up in a unique and loving household. But her curiosity about her African-American roots thrusts her into an exploration of race and identity that threatens to distance her from her family.

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One Nation Under God

One Nation Under God takes us into the strange world of ex-gay ministries and conversion therapies, revealing shocking techniques used to "straighten" out all those twisted souls.

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Out Late

Out Late is an inspirational and moving documentary about five individuals who made the courageous and life-altering decision to come out as lesbian, gay, or transgender, after the age of 55.

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Paul Bowles: The Complete Outsider

Filmed in Morocco and featuring exclusive interviews with cultural icons such as Allen Ginsberg, Paul Bowles: The Complete Outsider explores the life of the man who wrote the The Sheltering Sky, one of the most influential novels of the 20th century.

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Prodigal Sons

Returning home for her high school reunion, filmmaker Kimberly Reed hopes for reconciliation with her estranged adopted brother. But along the way she uncovers stunning revelations and twists of plot and gender no one could imagine.


Pursuit of Happyness, The

If you haven’t yet heard of The Aluminum Group – the critically adored Chicago pop band fronted by gay brothers John and Frank Navin – make sure to see this musical celebration of their past and present.

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SoleJourney

This film reveals how courageous individuals, following in the footsteps of Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr., use non-violent resistance and acts of civil disobedience to confront anti-gay rhetoric as well as religious and political oppression.

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Sons of Tennessee Williams, The

Interweaving archival footage and contemporary interviews, The Sons of Tennessee Williams charts the evolution of the gay Mardi Gras krewe scene in New Orleans over the decades.

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Venus Boyz

A film by Gabriel Baur. Club Casanova's legendary Drag King Night in New York is the point of departure for an odyssey to the transgender world. It's a world where women become men - some for a night, others for a lifetime.

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Vito

Until his death in 1990, Vito Russo was one of the most outspoken and inspiring activists in the LGBT community’s fight for equal rights. Vito paints a galvanizing portrait of this activist, using period footage and film clips to capture a vibrant era of gay culture.

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Wine, Women & Friends

Many of us share the fantasy of moving to a lovely village in the South of France, to find a vineyard, create wonderful wines, to sell it and share it with all our friends. Carole LeBlanc and Jo Béfort, an engaging lesbian couple, have done just that.