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The Lost Tribe.

Ex-Mormon-lesbian comedian Sue Ann Post attends the annual conference of Affirmation, an organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Mormons in Salt Lake City Utah. An observational documentary following Sue Ann's funny, bizarre and confronting journey to Mormon Zion as she performs for an audience of predominately devout, excommunicated gay Mormons. A film by Rachel Landers. 2005. 56 min.

The Love Thang Trilogy: Just a Love Thang, Skydyking and Eating Mango.

These three sensual four-minute vignettes portray aspects of Asian American lesbian lifestyles and concerns...including that difficult letter to mom. Positive, political, educational and uplifting, this pioneering work makes visible a "sisterhood" often grossly stereotyped if not simply overlooked. 1994. 7 min.

The Matthew Shepard Story: Secrets of a Murder

Six years ago, on a cold October night on the outskirts of Laramie, Wyo., 21-year-old gay college student Matthew Shepard was brutally beaten, tied to a fence and left for dead. He was found 18 hours later and rushed to the hospital, where he lingered on the edge of death for nearly five days before succumbing to his injuries. The story garnered national attention when the attack was characterized as a hate crime. But Shepard's killers, in their first interview since their convictions, claim that money and drugs motivated their actions that night, not hatred of gays.

The Mormon Propo$ition: Equality for Some

Directed by Reed Cowan; co-directed by Steven Greenstreet. An indictment of the Mormon Church's historic involvement in the promotion and passage of California's Proposition 8 (amending the California Constitution to eliminate the marriage of same-sex couples), and the Mormon religion's decades-long campaign against gay rights. c2010. 80 min.

The Odds of Recovery.

The filmmaker documents her personal journey through illnesses, surgeries and problems she encounters with the medical establishment. She strongly feels that these problems also affected the sexual relationship with her lesbian companion. Alternative treatments to solve her medical problems included tai chi and acupuncture, gardening and embroidery. A film by Su Friedrich. 2005. 65 min.

The Oldest Lesbian in the World

Nearing 100 years old, Bobby Staff whimsically exposes a rare and revealing insight into the romantic life of a butch lesbian born in 1913. Accompanied by her long time friend, Sweet Baby J'ai, Bobbie takes us on a trip down a very steamy memory lane, through photographs and vivid memories of many decades living her life as an out lesbian in New York City and Los Angeles. Directors and producers, Mary Jo Godges, Renee Sotile. c2011. 23 min.

The People vs. Dan White

A re-enactment of events surrounding the trial of Dan White, a former member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, who killed San Francisco mayor, George Moscone and supervisor, Harvey Milk, on November 27, 1978. Charged with first degree murder, White was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter. 1983. 92 min. ;

The People vs. Dan White

A re-enactment of events surrounding the trial of Dan White, a former member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, who killed San Francisco mayor, George Moscone and supervisor, Harvey Milk, on November 27, 1978. Charged with first degree murder, White was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter. 1983. 92 min.

The Potluck and the Passion

Directed by Cheryl Dunye. Sparks fly as racial, sexual and social politics intermingle at a lesbian potluck. 1993. 22 min.

The Question of Equality: Gay and Lesbian Struggle Since Stonewall.

Contents: pt. 1. Out Rage '69 / produced, directed, and written by Arthur Dong -- pt. 2. Culture Wars / produced, directed, and edited by Tina DiFeliciantonio & Jane C. Wagner -- pt. 3. Hollow Liberty / directed by Robyn Hutt; produced by Robyn Hutt & Bennett Singer -- pt. 4. Generation "Q" / produced & directed by Robert Byrd. Using a mix of rarely seen archival footage, live action sequences, and personal interviews, this film series presents a comprehensive view of the gay liberation movement in the United States.

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