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13
Nov
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Tuesday, 13 November 2007 at 7.15pm
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Documentary illustrating the rich and diverse history of lesbian and gay representation in film, from silent movies to the modern Hollywood blockbuster. The cinema has over its 100-year history played a part in reflecting and defining society's attitudes to homosexuality and gender roles. Featuring contributions from actors, film-makers, screen writers and academics, including Tony Curtis, Susan Sarandon, Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Harvey Fierstein, Gore Vidal and Armistead Maupin, and clips from over 100 films.



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Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman

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