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The Celluloid Closet

1996-01-30 | Documentary
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This documentary highlights the historical contexts that gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals have occupied in cinema history, and shows the evolution of the entertainment industry's role in shaping perceptions of LGBT figures. The issues addressed include secrecy – which initially defined homosexuality – as well as the demonization of the homosexual community with the advent of AIDS, and finally the shift toward acceptance and positivity in the modern era.
Director: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman
Stars: Lily Tomlin, Tony Curtis

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7 wins 14 nominations
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The runtime of The Celluloid Closet is 102 minutes.
The Celluloid Closet won 1996 Berlin International Film Festival, 1996 Sundance Film Festival, 1997 National Educational Media Network, USA, 1997 Online Film & Television Association, 1997 Peabody Awards, 1996 GLAAD Media Awards, 1996 News & Documentary Emmy Awards.
The certification of The Celluloid Closet is R.
On July 23, 2021, there were 4541 public reaction to The Celluloid Closet including vivid portrayal, politcally correct, accurate representation, deep insight, severe editing.
The genre of The Celluloid Closet is Documentary.
The casts of The Celluloid Closet are Lily Tomlin starring as Narrator, Tony Curtis starring as Himself, Susan Sarandon starring as Herself, Gore Vidal starring as Himself, Whoopi Goldberg starring as Herself, Antonio Fargas starring as Himself.
On July 23, 2021, the IMDB rating of The Celluloid Closet is 7.8/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 97/100, Metacritic rating is 0/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
This documentary highlights the historical contexts that gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals have occupied in cinema history, and shows the evolution of the entertainment industry's role in shaping perceptions of LGBT figures. The issues addressed include secrecy – which initially defined homosexuality – as well as the demonization of the homosexual community with the advent of AIDS, and finally the shift toward acceptance and positivity in the modern era..
The release date of The Celluloid Closet is January 30, 1996.
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