Re: [Videolib] Subject search

Jerry Notaro (
Wed, 26 Oct 2005 08:44:08 -0500

And for the gay youth subject:

Gay and lesbian teens  videorecording
Springfield, Mass. :  WGBY ;  [Distributed by] PBS Video :  Washington,
D.C.,  c1993.
1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Technical note:  
Executive producer Beth Curley, producer/director Kevin Crane, associate
producer/editor Mary Makley.
An episode of the television program, Soapbox with Tom Cottle.
Just when teens are beginning to deal with the complex issues of sexuality,
the feelings of homosexuality arise in a minority of young people. Here, a
group of gay and lesbian teens deal with these feelings.

Live to tell  <videorecording> :  the first gay and lesbian prom in America
/  produced and directed by Charley Lang.
[S.l.] :  Cinema Guild,  c1995.
1 videocassette (24 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Technical note:  
VHS format.
Cameraman, Charley Lang ; editor, Lori Szybist ; music, Jim Vukovich.
Chronicles the lives of the students of the EAGLES Center, an alternative
high school in Los Angeles for gay and lesbian teens who, due to
persecution, are unable to function in the regular school system. Shows
their efforts to organize a citywide prom for over 200 gay and lesbian high
school students in Los Angeles County and the first gay and lesbian prom in

Out in the cold  [videorecording] /  produced by CIRE Foundation, Inc. in
association with the Matthew Shepard Foundation ; producers/directors, Eric
Criswell, Martin Bedogne.
Westminster, Colo. :  CIRE Foundation,  c2001.
1 videodisc (51 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Technical note:  
Executive producer, Judy Shepard ; editor, James A. Ledford.
A journey into the lives of young people who are forced from their homes
and into the hopelessness of the streets, where the innocence of youth is
lost in the world of drugs, prostitution, and survival. Rejected by parents,
friends, teachers, and school administrators, we share their
disappointments, fears, desires, and dreams.

Both of My Moms' Names Are Judy. Lesbian and Gay Parents Association, 6705
California Street, #1, San Francisco, CA 94121.
A powerful and moving series of interviews with children ages 6 to 11 who
have gay or lesbian parents. Training materials‹Overcoming Homophobia in
the Elementary Classroom‹are also available from the Lesbian and Gay
Parents Association.

Gay & Lesbian Youth: Making History in Massachusetts. (29 min.) Governor's
Commission on Gay & Lesbian Youth, Massachusetts Dept. of Education, State
House, Room 111, Boston, MA 02133.
This documentary profiles the work of the Governor's Commission as
Massachusetts became the first state to pass laws to protect gay, lesbian,
and bisexual students in schools.

Gay Youth. (40 min.) Wolfe Video, P.O. Box 64, New Almaden, CA 95401;
One of the best videos about lesbian and gay teens, it profiles two
adolescents‹one who committed suicide, the other openly gay in high
school‹and includes a curriculum guide for teachers.

It's Elementary. (78 min.) Women's Educational Media, 2180 Bryant Street,
Suite 203, San Francisco, CA 94110; 415.641.4646.
Teachers discuss lesbian & gay issues with their classes and make a
compelling case for schools addressing these issues.

Setting the Record Straight. (12 min.) GLSEN, 122 W. 26th Street, Suite
1100, New York, NY 10001; 212.727.0135.
The first video of the Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
features interviews with members, teachers, and students who talk about
GLSEN's and about the need to combat homophobia in schools.

And so that it isn't all so serious:

Trevor. Intermedia; 1.800.553,8336. Free previews available.
A humorous, touching short film that won an Academy Award in 1994, Trevor
is about a 13-year old boy who is beginning to come to terms with his
emerging gay sexual orientation. The video powerfully addresses topics
such as teasing, crushes, feeling outcast, and suicide and is especially
appropriate for middle-school children.

Camp  [videorecording] /  IFC Productions presents a Jersey Films, Killer
Films, Laughlin Park Pictures production ; produced by Katie Roumel,
Christine Vachon, Pamela Koffler, Danny Devito, Michael Shamberg, Stacey
Sher, Jonathan Weisgal ; written and directed by Todd Graff.
[United States] :  MGM Home Entertainment,  [2004], c2003.
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Technical note:  
DVD, Region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby Digital
Director of photography, Kip Bogdahn ; editor, Myron Kerstein ; musical
direction, Tim Weil ; costume designer, Dawn Weisberg ; production designer,
Dina Goldman ; choreographers, Michele Lynch, Jerry Mitchell.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.


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