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LGBTQ Films in the Ithaca College Library
2010 - present
2000 - 2009
The Thirties and Forties
Short Experimental Films
Of classroom length, for the most part.
Most recent listed first.
Me, my sex & I
Stories of people born with ambiguous genitalia or what has often been called “intersex” anatomy.
Chronicle of patients at the first US public health clinic to offer full primary care to transgender people.
Genderf*kation: a Gender Emancipation
The story of six individuals and their journey
Gen Silent: a Documentary Film about LGBT Aging
A expose of discrimination, bullying and abuse of LGBTs, especiallyin elder care settings
Covers the life of Charlotte Bunch,a civil rights organizer, lesbian/feminist activist, and global human rights fighter.
Gais = Gay Games
French coverage of the 2010 Gay Games, held in Cologne.
: Crossing the Line (2009)
Follows two small town Canadian young women who are unsure about their sexual identity.
: How Gender's Got Us All Tied Up (2009)
Follows 50 students to examine how popular pressures around gender and sexuality shape the lives of American teens
No Dumb Questions
[alternate title: Uncle Bill is Becoming a Woman] (2009)
Follows three sisters after they are told their Uncle Bill is becoming Aunt Barbara.
One Summer in New Paltz
: A Cautionary Tale (2009)
The tale of a young mayor of a NYS college town who defied state law to perform same-sex marriages.
Stories of five individuals who came out after the age of 55.
Queer China, Comrade China
Interviews with over 30figures in China's LGBT community who have experienced changes in attitudes and lifestyles in China over the past 30 years.
Out at Work
(1996, 1998; 2009)
An examination of homophobia in the workplace. Includes the original film and a revised version, both re-edited in 2009.
: Homosexuality in the World of Islam (2008)
A personal approach to the topic by a Turkish Norwegian filmmaker.
: the Sakia Gunn film project (2008)
Depicts the hate and homophobia that caused the murder of a Black gay teenager.
She's a Boy I Knew
A Canadian filmmaker documents her family and herself as she makes the transition from male to female.
In God's House
: Asian American Lesbian and Gay Families in the Church (2007)
In English and Indonesian, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.
Further Off the Straight and Narrow
A survey of gay visibility on television. A sequel to
the Straight and Narrow
Transsexualism in Iran.
A Litany for Survival
: the Life and Work of Audre Lorde (1996)
The lesbian-feminist writer reads from her poetry and talks about being lesbian and black in New York in the 1950s and her social and political activity.
Looking for Langston
A tribute to the poet Langston Hughes, emphasizing hisimportance both as a black and a gay voice.
CBS Reports: The Homosexuals
For a look back on how LGBTs were viewed by society in the Sixties, see this special report hosted by Mike Wallace.
Women's and Gender Studies
Women's and Gender Studies