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Gays in motion pictures

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Alliance for Gay and Lesbian Artists records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2013-005
Abstract Meeting minutes, event records, promotional material, clippings, photographs, correspondence, membership records, newsletters and other material, 1980-1992, from the Alliance for Gay and Lesbian Artists in the Entertainment Industry (AGLA), formed to encourage the responsible portrayal of gays and lesbians in entertainment media. Materials in the collection document the organization's most active period, particularly when it produced an annual awards show for gay and lesbian representation...
Dates: circa 1980-1992

Canalli (John) photographs and video recordings

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2009-007
Abstract Photographs, video recordings, and personal papers, circa 1978-2010, from gay independent filmmaker John Canalli. The bulk of the photographs documents Canalli and his friends attending drag queen events in San Francisco. The video recordings include DVDs and videocassettes of Canalli's film productions, including Wigstock documentaries and outtakes, the documentary Heroism : A Community Responds, programs from the Gay Cable Network, and excerpts from...
Dates: circa 1978-2010; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1992

Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Monitor Response Committee records

Identifier: Coll2018-010

The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Monitor Response Committee records, 1991-1997, is a collection of the committee's meeting notes, correspondence, and related articles. The committee monitors radio, film, and television and sends letters to media outlets praising or criticizing their portrayal of gays and lesbians. The collection was donated by committee member Mike Roth.

Dates: 1991-2009

John Fitzgerald Keitel film collection

Identifier: Coll2017-016
Abstract Film prints (16mm and 35mm) and publicity material, 1991-1999, from Los Angeles filmmaker John Fitzgerald Keitel. The collection includes prints and trailers for the student film Counterpoint; the documentary short An All-American Story (circa 1991); and the feature film Defying Gravity (1997), about "a macho fratboy who falls in love with his openly gay friend and grapples with his...
Dates: 1991-1999

Rick Mechtly cinema clippings collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2012-162

Clippings of articles, columns, and reviews regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender actors, motion pictures, and film festivals. The clippings were culled from a variety of mainstream and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender magazines and newspapers, 1966-2011. Mechtly began collecting film clippings in the 1970s. Vito Russo introduced Metchly to other columnists and film festival directors to further the collection of clippings.

Dates: 1966-2011

William Moritz and Harry Frazier collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll2014-001
Abstract Personal papers, motion picture history files, photographs, film, video, audiotape, artworks, posters, clothing, and memorabilia, 1902-2007, from film professor and animator William Moritz and actor Harry Frazier. Moritz and Frazier were friends and collaborators on several short films and other creative projects throughout the 1970s-1990s, some of which documented bohemian and hippie gay communities in Los Angeles, as well as the Radical Faeries. Moritz is best known for his expertise on...
Dates: 1902-2007

Outfest records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2012-174
Abstract The collection documents the board, staff, and committee activities; event planning and operations; outreach, marketing, and merchandising; fundraising; volunteer operations; financial management; collaborations; and general administration for Outfest, the Los Angeles lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender film festival, 1985-2016. Over the three decades from its founding in 1982, Outfest has showcased thousands of films from around the world, educated and mentored hundreds of emerging...
Dates: 1985-2016