The Celluloid Closet The Celluloid Closet

This documentary highlights the historical contexts that gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders 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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LGBTQI Gay - Lesbian Themed Movies

This list is films with LGBTQI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transexual, queer and intersex) content that I watched or will watch

  • Sallie Gardner at a Gallop
  • Roundhay Garden Scene
  • Dickson Experimental Sound Film
  • Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory
  • Tables Turned on the Gardener