Silent pioneers

United States, 1984

Film
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Through intimate profiles eight men and women, this film offers a portrait of the 3.5 million gay and lesbian elders in the USA. Contrary to the public stereotype of a youthful homosexual community, gay men and lesbians do grow old. This is a portrait of strong and active women and men who face not only issues of ageing, but also concerns related to sexual orientation. This film intimately profiles eight men and women

Credits

director

Lucy Winer

production company

Silent Pioneers

Language

English

Duration

00:42:13:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

34461

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Communities

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Gay liberation movement

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Aging

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Gay and lesbian studies

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Gay liberation movement

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Aging

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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