Most widely held works about Frameline (Firm)
Most widely held works by Frameline (Firm)
Tongues untied ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
In an experimental amalgam of rap music, street poetry, documentary film, and dance, a gay African-American man expresses what it is like to be gay and black in the United States.
Full frame IV documentary film festival ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
"Miles above": When the shuttle Columbia crashed from the sky it was documented from many points of view and largely by amateurs. "In the shadow of Eden": The director comes to grips with the abuse she suffered at the hands of her religion-fixated father. "Good morning, Yokohama": Captures rush hour in one Japanese city as a horde of workers funnel through turnstiles and jockey for a set on the trains. "Small town secrets": Tells a personal story of growing up with closeted gay parents in a small Midwestern town. "Cheeks": Meet Joe Cheek, folk musician, retro-fashion plate and dedicated son of two paranoid schizophrenic fundamentalists. "Good times": Traces the evolution of Israel's security wall that runs through the center of Abu Dis.
Changing our minds : the story of Dr. Evelyn Hooker ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Examines the life and personal views of Dr. Evelyn Hooker, a psychologist who has spent her life researching the causes of homosexual behavior.
Screaming queens the riot at Compton's Cafeteria ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
"Tells the little-known story of the first known act of collective, violent resistance to the social oppression of queer people in the United States - a 1966 riot in San Francisco's impoverished Tenderloin neighborhood, three years before the famous gay riot at New York's Stonewall Inn" -- Container.
Extramuros Beyond the walls ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in Spanish and held by 79 libraries worldwide
In order to save their financially troubled convent, Sister Angela and Sister Ana decide to stage a miracle. The stigmata are fake, but their love for each other is passionate. The Inquisition investigates and the two lovers pay dearly for their ambition.
No secret anymore the times of Del Martin & Phyllis Lyon ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the lives of two women who have been partners in love and political struggle for half a century. San Francisco icons, Del Martin and Phylllis Lyon are known as the founders of the modern lesbian civil rights movement. No Secret Anymore follows them through six decades, tracing the emergence of lesbians from the fear of discovery to the expectation of equality.
Nitrate kisses ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Explores eroded emulsions and images for lost vestiges of lesbian and gay culture. The first feature by Barbara Hammer, weaves striking images of the sexual activities of four gay and lesbian couples with footage that unearths the forbidden and invisible history of a marginalized people.
Transparent ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Looks at 19 female-to-male transsexuals living in the United States who have given birth and, in all but a few cases, gone on to raise their biological children. Focuses on their lives as parents, revealing the diverse ways in which each person reconciles giving birth and being a biological mother with his masculine identity. Traditional views of gender are re-examined through the variety of genders the children use to conceive of their parents. Challenges the ways that people relate to one another, particularly within immediate families, based on gender.
Out at work a documentary ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Documents the lives of three gay workers from 1991 to 1996. One is a lesbian who became politically active after being fired from Cracker Barrel restaurant in Georgia. One is a gay man who worked with his union to fight harassment in an auto factory in Detroit. One is a New York Public Library employee who sought health benefits for his partner.
Gay Cuba ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
A look at homosexuality in Cuba, featuring interviews with lesbians and gay men.
Cruel and unusual transgender women in prison ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
A documentary about transgender women convicted and incarcerated in men's prisons in the United States. Interviews with lawyers and prison custodians reveal the level of violence these women have to face from the inmates, as well as from the authorities which do not recognize their condition as a medical disorder.
90 miles ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
A Cuban-born filmmaker recounts the strange fate that brought him as a groomed young communist to exile in Miami in 1980 during the dramatic Mariel boatlift. The story of an immigrant family and how the historical forces around them shaped their personal relationships and attitudes towards the world around them.
Just call me Kade ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
"Kade Farlow Collins is a sixteen year old FTM (female to male transgendered person). Kade's parents maintain a supportive and nu[r]turing relationship to Kade regarding the challenges facing their teenage child. However, it hasn't always been easy"--Container.
Hope along the wind the life of Harry Hay ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
A biographical examination of the life of Harry Hay, labor organizer, Marxist teacher, and founding member of the Mattachine Society, one of the first gay rights organizations in the United States.
ACT UP ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
A compilation of footage documenting the first ACT UP meeting in 1987 on New York City's Wall Street and continues to 2002.
Surviving friendly fire ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Ten thousand homeless youth live on the streets of Hollywood. They are runaways, some are "throwaways," abandoned or forcefully exiled from their families' homes. Their average age is fifteen. About a third of them are gay, lesbian or transgender. In their survival these young people endure familial abuse, suicide attempts, drugs and alcohol, prostitution, and life on the streets. In 1992, seventy homeless youth registered for a theater project in the Hollywood shelter where they lived. Over a period of seven months their stories were shaped into monologues, scenes and songs. Of the original seventy, ten completed the project and became performers. In 1993, they performed their play "Friendly fire" at the Los Angeles Festival and toured high schools throughout the city. This is a documentary about the ten teenagers and the hardships they endured.
The salt mines ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and Spanish and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Explores the lives of Hispanic male transvestite prostitutes and crack addicts living in abandoned garbage trucks at a road salt storage facility near lower Manhattan.
The transformation ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Follows Ricardo (Sara in The Salt Mines) as he rejects his street life to join a group of Born Again Christians in an effort to transform his life from that of a homosexual to a heterosexual.
Abomination homosexuality and the ex-gay movement ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Profiles the journeys of four gay Christians who did everything possible to become heterosexual by following the treatment protocols of the so-called ex-gay ministries. The approaches taken by these religious groups range from shock therapy and hypnosis to gender coaching. Ultimately the therapy fails, even for the ministers in charge as they repeatedly scandalize themselves by "relapsing into gayness."
FtF female to femme ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
"Explores femme dyke identities as radical gender practices... Denaturalizes gender and pushes for an understanding of femininity as multiple rather than singular, constructed rather than natural" -- Container.
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