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  • History Lessons (2000)
  • Not Rated
    65 min | Documentary, Adult, History
History Lessons (2000)
Not Rated
65 min | Documentary, Adult, History

A montage of film clips and stills calling all lesbians to come out and celebrate who they are. Weaving together clips social guidance and classroom shorts from the fifties, a World War II documentary on a fleet of female fighter pilots, ...See moreA montage of film clips and stills calling all lesbians to come out and celebrate who they are. Weaving together clips social guidance and classroom shorts from the fifties, a World War II documentary on a fleet of female fighter pilots, advertising films, home movies, snap shots, newsreel footage of an all-women conference held by Eleanor Roosevelt, and even some shockingly graphic lesbian themed "smokers" from the 1920's and 30's (made for a straight male audience), the variety and clever juxtaposition of the images makes for a moving, if at times demanding, experience. The soundtrack is often re-dubbed or added to, so that Eleanor Roosevelt can say things like "Thank you all for coming to this wonderful lesbian conferance." Written by Kieran Kenney See less
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Jun 21, 2000 (United States)

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Ann Maguire
Archivist Archivist   See fewer
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Jane Fine
Butch (doctor's office vignette) Butch (doctor's office vignette)   See fewer
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Cocoa Fusco
Femme (doctor's office vignette) Femme (doctor's office vignette)   See fewer
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David Del Tredici
Doctor (doctor's office vignette) Doctor (doctor's office vignette)   See fewer
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Barbara Hammer
Actress (archive footage) Actress (archive footage)   See fewer
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George Putnam
Self (footage from Perversion for Profit) (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (footage from Perversion for Profit) (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eleanor Roosevelt
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 98 votes