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Take Part in Queer Awareness Month with ‘Alone with People’

Posted by emily_grossberg October 23, 2014 Comments are off 359 views

Part of Queer Awareness Month Drew Van Steenbergen, 30 minutes, USA, 2014 Emerson alum Quinn Marcus stars in this short LGBT film. Growing up gay in the South, a high school girl seeks the help of a therapist to come out to her family and friends in this coming-of-age, coming-of-gay story.

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‘The Dog’ Sponsored by Boston LBGT Film Festival and Discussion with Directors

Posted by emily_grossberg October 16, 2014 Comments are off 308 views

Sponsored by the Boston LGBT Film Festival Discussion with the directors will follow. Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren, 100 minutes, USA, 2013. A documentary portrait of the late John Wojtowicz, whose attempted robbery of a Brooklyn bank to finance his male lover’s sex-reassignment surgery was the real-life inspiration for Dog Day Afternoon (1975). Check out […]

Screened Out: Playing Gay in Hollywood with author and curator Richard Barrios

Screened Out: Playing Gay in Hollywood with author and curator Richard Barrios

Posted by anna_feder October 17, 2013 Comments are off 243 views

Based on the book by Richard Barrios, this film compilation depicts the varied and sometimes unsettling ways American film portrayed gay and lesbian characters before Stonewall. There was never simply one way that these characters depicted, and there is a wide spectrum of images on display here: amusing, horrifying, stereotypical, and even compassionate. There are […]

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