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The Celluloid Closet (1996)

R 03/15/1996 (US) Documentary 1h 42m

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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.

  1. Vito Russo

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  2. Rob Epstein

    Director

  3. Jeffrey Friedman

    Director

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Original Language English

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