4548. Almendros, Nestor and Jiménez-Leal, Orlando. Mauvaise conduite. Improper conduct. New York, NY: Cinevista Video, 1984. 1 videocassette (110 min.).
VHS format. Videocassette release of the 1984 motion picture. Predominantly in Spanish with some French and English; includes English subtitles.
Anti-Castro documentary. Includes interviews of Cuban refugees and historical film footage. Among those considered "antisocial" by the Castro regime were political and artistic dissidents and homosexuals.
VidCass F1788.M28 1984.
Documentary films/Refugees, Political--Cuba/Persecution--Cuba/Dissenters--Cuba/Gay men--Cuba/Cuba--Politics and government--1959-.
4549. Almodóvar, Pedro, Banderas, Antonio, Maura, Carmen, and Poncela, Eusebio. Law of desire. New York, NY: Cinevista Video, 1987. 1 videocassette (VHS) (105 min.).
Spanish with English subtitles. Originally issued as a motion picture.
Explores the relationships of a gay movie director, who has a transsexual brother (now a woman living with her daughter) and two lovers, one of whom murders the other and takes the director's sister (brother) hostage in order to see the director one more time.
VidCassPN1997.L37 1987 .
4550. Almodóvar, Pedro, Forqué, Veronica, Coyote, Peter, Abril, Victoria, and Casanovas, Alex.[S.l.]: Vidmark Entertainment, 1994. 1 videocassette (109 min.).
Videocassette release of the 1993 motion picture. In Spanish with English subtitles.
A dizzy dame hairdresser, Kika, gets involved with a host of unusual characters: a homicidal expatriate Yank writer, Nicholas, and his bewildered stepson, Ramon, an uncommunicative underwear photographer; a vampish, oddball femme tv reporter, Andrea, who's constantly on the lookout for "reality" scoops and who wears a rubber suit with a revolving video camera mounted on her head; a lesbian maid, Juana, and her mentally-deficient convicted rapist brother, Pablo, who escaped while on parole from prison to attend a religious festival in his home town.
VidCassPN1997.K553 1994 .
Foreign films/Motion pictures, Spanish/Comedy films.
4551. Bashore, Juliet, Mennett, Tigr, Knoop, John, Legler, Heinz, Hennessey, Sharon, Rivkin, Bob, and Mitchell, Sharon.[Chicago, IL]: Facets Video, c1987. 1 videocassette (80 min.).
Feature film using documentary techniques. Originally produced as motion picture in 1986. A Legler/Bashore production / conceived and written by Juliet Bashore and Tigr Mennett with John Knoop ; produced by Heinz Legler with Sharon Hennessey and Bob Rivkin ; directed by Juliet Bashore.
A semi-documentary, semi-fictional insight into the world of lesbian-junkie porn stars, focusing on two real-life lesbian lovers, Sharon Mitchell, an actress, and Tigr Mennett, a director/producer.
VidCassPN1997.K3281 1987 .
4552. Camara, Mohamed.Guinea [San Francisco: Les Films du 20éme et La Sept Cinéma distributed by California Newsreel], c1997. 1 videocassette (87 min.).
VHS format. In French and Mandikan with English subtitles.
Dakan is the first feature film on homosexuality from sub-Saharan Africa. It also is a contemporary African reinterpretation of the age-old Romeo and Juliet conflict between love and social convention.
VidCass PN 1997.D353 1997.
Homosexuality, Male--Africa--Drama/Africa, Sub-Saharan--Social life and conditions--Drama/African language films.
4553. Chasnoff, Debra, Cohen, Helen Sue, Bowman, Bisse, Lyman, Kate, and Coates, Kim.San Francisco, CA: Women's Educational Media, c1996. 1 videocassette (77 min., 35 sec.).
New Day Films//Women's Educational Media, Inc.
An exploration of what happens when experienced teachers talk to their students about lesbians and gay men. Students are asked to consider issues related to homosexuality at six elementary and middle schools. Presents footage of classroom activities and discussions with students exploring questions and issues presented to them by teachers and guest lecturers who come into their classes. Discusses school-wide presentations, activity-days, and how these events affect faculty, parents and teachers.
SSA VidCassLC192.6.I87 1996.
Homosexuality and education--United States/Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
4554. Friedkin, William, Crowley, Mart, Nelson, Kenneth, Frey, Leonard, Gorman, Cliff, White, Peter, Greene, Reuben, La Tourneaux, Robert, Luckinbill, Laurence, Combs, Frederick, and Prentice, Keith.New York, NY: CBS Fox Video, c1990. 1 videocassette (119 min.).
Videocassette release of the 1970 motion picture. Cinema Center Films//CBS Fox Video. Cinema Center Films ; directed by William Friedkin ; written and produced by Mart Crowley.
A serious movie which gives insight into the psychological and social problems of homosexuality.
4555. Hellman, Lillian, Hepburn, Audrey, MacLaine, Shirley, Garner, James, and Wyler, William.Culver City, CA: MGM/UA Home Video, 1990. 1 videocassette (109 min.).
VHS format. Not rated. Hi Fi, dolby ; digital video transfer. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired. From the play by Lillian Hellman. Videocassette release of the 1961 motion picture by Mirisch Worldwide ; assigned 1985 to United Artists. "M200947". United Artists Corporation//MGM/UA Home Video (Firm).
When a vindictive little girl is disciplined in an exclusive girl's school, the child twists an overheard comment into slander. She accuses her teachers of lesbianism--and her gullible grandmother spreads the gossip. Outraged, Karen and Martha fight back in court, but a child's lie is hard to disprove.
Films for the hearing impaired.
4556. Iglesia, Eloy de la. El Diputado = Confessions of a Congressman. Hollywood, CA: Award Films, 1983. 1 videocassette (110 min.).
VHS format. Videocassette release of a movie c1978. In Spanish with English subtitles. A political thriller about a gay man high in the ranks of the Spanish Socialist party and whose love affair with a 16-year boy jeopardized the destiny of an entire nation.
VidCass PN1997.D578 1983.
Foreign films/Motion pictures, Spanish/Gays--Spain--Drama/Gay politicians--Spain--Drama/Extortion--Spain--Drama.
4557. Jacobi, Derek, Armstrong, Alun, Johnson, Richard, Pinter, Harold, Root, Amanda, Scales, Prunella, Whitemore, Hugh, and Wise, Herbert.[S.l.] [Troy, MI: Video Treasures Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment], 1997. 1 videocassette (ca. 90 min.). (Mobil masterpiece theatre).
Based on the play of the same title by Hugh Whitemore, and on the book, Alan Turing : the enigma, by Andrew Hodges. Originally broadcast as an episode of the PBS television series, Mobil masterpiece theatre. Not rated. Production: Drama House (London, England)//WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)//Video Treasures.
The story of Alan Turing, British mathematical genius and designer of the computer that broke the German Enigma code during World War II, whose admittance to homosexuality at a time when it was illegal presented problems for him, for his family, for his colleagues, and for the State's preoccupation with national security.
Turing, Alan Mathison/Mathematicians--Drama/Gifted persons--Drama/Gay men--Drama/World War, 1939-1945--Cryptography--Drama/World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain--Drama/Electronic digital computers--Drama/Biographical films/Feature films/Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
4558. Livingston, Jennie, Labeija, Pepper, Pendavis, Kim, Pendavis, Freddie, Corey, Dorian, Xtravaganza, Venus, Ninja, Willi, St. Laurent, Octavia, Prestige (Firm), and Off White Productions. Paris is burning. Los Angeles: Fox Lorber Orion Home Video, 1992, c1990. 1 videocassette (76 min.).
Videocassette release of the 1990 film. Documentary about the young homosexual men of Harlem who originated "voguing" and turned these stylized dance competitions into glittering expressions of fierce personal pride. A story of street-wise urban survival, gay self-affirmation, and the pursuit of a desperate dream.
VidCass HQ76.2.U537 1992.
Documentary films/Homosexuality in motion pictures/Video recordings for the hearing impaired/Gays--New York (N.Y.)/Dancing--Competitions--New York (N.Y.).
4559. Meza, Arturo, Treviño, Marco Antonio, Toro, Guadalupe del, Hermosillo, Jaime Humberto, Barbachano Ponce, Manuel, and López Páez, Jorge. Doña Herlinda and her son. New York, N.Y: Cinevista Video, c1987. 1 videocassette (90 min.).
VHS format. Screenplay by Jaime Humberto Hermosillo, based on a story by Jorge Lopez Paez. Sound track in Spanish, with English subtitles. Released as a motion picture in 1986? Clasa Films Mundiales.
Story of a homosexual relationship in Guadalajara between a doctor and a music student.
Feature films/Erotic films.
4560. Picazo, Miguel, Nieto, Jose, Fernández Santos, Jesús, Maura, Carmen 1945, Sampietro, Mercedes, Bautista, Aurora, Serna, Assumpta, Ferrandis, Antonio, Blau Films, and Frameline (Firm). Extramuros = Beyond the walls. New Almaden, California: Frameline Wolfe Video, 1994. 1 videocassette (120 min.). (Frameline's lesbian & gay cinema collection).
Videocassette release of the 1985 motion picture. In Spanish with English subtitles. Based on the novel by Jesus Fernandez Santos. 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.
VidCass PN1997.E95 1994.
4561. Riggs, Marlon T. Tongues untied. San Francisco, CA: Frameline [distributor], 1989. 1 videocassette (55 min.).
Derogatory accusations, judgments, and jokes in our culture are met head-on by this video about black, male, and gay identity. Poetry, personal testimony, and drama unite to oppose the homophobia and racism that attempt to split a person into opposing loyalties.
VidCass PN1994.T664 1989.
Documentary films/Afro-Americans--Race identity/Afro-Americans--Civil rights--Race relations/Afro-Americans--Sexual behavior/Homosexuality--United States/Racism--United States.
4562. Sagan, Leontine, Winsloe, Christa, Andam, F. D., Janus Films, and Home Vision. Mädchen in Uniform. [New York] : Janus Films, Distributed by Home Vision, [199-?], c1978. 1 videocassette (90 min.).
In German, with English subtitles. Reissue of the version released in 1978. Previously released as a motion picture by Deutsche Film Gemeinschaft in 1931 which was based on the play Gestern und Heute by Christa Winsloe.
VidCass PN1997.M343 1990.
Foreign films/Motion pictures, German/Feature films.
4563. Sánchez Campoy, Rafael, Iglesia, Eloy de la, Andréu, Simon, López, Charo, and Alborada, P. C.Hollywood, Calif: Award Films International, 1992. 1 videocassette (97 min.).
VHS format. Spanish dialogue, English subtitles. Title in English from subtitles: The hidden pleasures. Originally produced in Spain as motion picture in 1976.
A wealthy homosexual executive uses all his powers to follow a young boy he likes. The youngster manages to constantly avoid him, but not the prostitutes, blackmailers, pimps and a married lady who desire him sexually. All of them eventually get involved in a fatal ending.
VidCass PN1997.P633 1992.
4564. Schmeichen, Richard and Epstein, Robert. The Times of Harvey Milk. San Francisco, CA: Black Sand Productions, 1984. 1 videocassette (88 min.).
VHS format. An Academy Award winner as best documentary.
A portrait of the life and career of Harvey Milk, a charismatic grass-roots activist, and one of the first avowed homosexuals elected to political office. Through television news footage and interviews, follows him from his early days as a Castro Street businessman to his murder, along with San Francisco Mayor George Moscone, in 1978. Relates these events to the ongoing movement for gay rights in the United States.
VidCass HQ76.8.U5T56 1986.
Milk, Harvey/Gay men--Biography/Homosexuality--United States/Gay liberation movement/San Francisco (Calif.)--Politics and government.
4565. Tomlin, Lily, Maupin, Armistead, Epstein, Robert, Friedman, Jeffrey, Hefner, Hugh M., Hormel, James C., Tisch, Steve, and Russo, Vito.Culver City, Calif: Columbia TriStar Home Video, 1996. 1 videocassette (102 min.). (SONY Pictures classics).
Based on the book by Vito Russo. Originally produced for television broadcast in 1996. "Formatted to fit your TV"--Container. Home Box Office (Firm)//Channel Four (Great Britain)//Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen//Association relative à la télévision européenne//Brillstein-Grey Entertainment//Telling Pictures//Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm).
Assembles footage from over 120 films showing the changing face of cinema homosexuality from cruel stereotypes to covert love to the activist triumphs of the 1990s. Many actors, writers and commentators provide anecdotes regarding the history of the role of gay men and lesbians on the silver screen.
VidCass PN 1995.9.H55R82 1996.
Homosexuality in motion pictures/Documentary television programs/Video recordings for the hearing impaired/Feature films.
4566. Treut, Monika and Blum, Ina. Virgin machine. New York: First Run Features, c1992. 1 videocassette (85 min.).
VHS format. Videorecording of a motion picture originally released in 1988. First-Run Features (Firm).
Initially intending to write a story, a young journalist researches and tries to find romantic love in Hamburg. When her attempts seem fruitless, she tries her luck in San Francisco, where the search becomes more personal. There she is introduced to San Francisco's lesbian scene, discovers her own homosexuality, and remains convinced, despite a minor setback, that romantic love can be found.
VidCass PN1997.V812 1992.
4567. Vermont Supreme Court.Middlebury, VT: Middlebury Community Television, 1998. 1 videocassette.
D'Angelo Law, Reserve VidCassXXKFV411.5.H64V478 1999.
4568. Weissman, Aerlyn, Fernie, Lynn, Morgenstern, Stephanie, Adams, Lynne, Therio, Masie-Jo, Thomas, George, National Film Board of Canada Studio D., and Women Make Movies Home Video (Firm). Forbidden love: the unashamed stories of lesbian lives. New York, NY: Women Make Movies Home Video, 1994. 1 videocassette (86 min.).
VHS format. Recounts the experiences of Canadian lesbian women in the 1950's and 1960's who sought romance in gay beer parlours and bars. Their stories are interwoven with a fictional love story and set against the tabloids and pulp novels of the time and illustrate the stereotypes and intolerance they faced.
VidCass PN1994.F673 1994.
Documentary films/Lesbians--Canada--Social conditions/Lesbians--Canada--History/Hotels, taverns, etc--Canada--History.
4569. Wilhelm, Bettina and Dee, Georgette.Germany Los Angeles, CA: Bettina Wilhelm Filmproduktion World Artists Home Video, 1990 1995. 1 videocassette (76 min.).
A German transvestite performer, who specializes in American torch songs, takes his wife on a concert tour to Warsaw for their honeymoon, where they both fall in love with a Polish man.
VidCass PN1997.A46 1990.