Free The Celluloid Closet Full Online (1996)

Free The Celluloid Closet Full Online (1996)

The Celluloid Closet (1996)

Release : 1996-01-30
Genre : History, Documentary
Runtime : 102 minutes
Company : ZDF, ARTE, Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, Channel Four Films, Columbia Pictures Television, HBO, Telling Pictures
Cast : Lily Tomlin, Tony Curtis, Susan Sarandon, Gore Vidal, Whoopi Goldberg, Antonio Fargas
Language : en

This documentary highlights the historical contexts that gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals have occupied in cinema history, and shows the evolution of the entertainment industry’s role in shaping perceptions of LGBT figures. The issues addressed include secrecy – which initially defined homosexuality – as well as the demonization of the homosexual community with the advent of AIDS, and finally the shift toward acceptance and positivity in the modern era.


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This documentary highlights the historical contexts that gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals have occupied in cinema history, and shows the evolution of the entertainment industry’s role in shaping perceptions of LGBT figures. The issues addressed include secrecy – which initially defined homosexuality – as well as the demonization of the homosexual community with the advent of AIDS, and finally the shift toward acceptance and positivity in the modern era.

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