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Licensed to Kill

Directed by Arthur Dong
United States, 1997
Documentary

Synopsis

Arthur Dong’s award-winning documentary goes behind bars to interview inmates convicted of killing gay men, from an Army veteran enraged by the presence of gay men in the military to a young man who claimed “homosexual panic” as a defense.

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Licensed to Kill Directed by Arthur Dong

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

1997 | 2 wins including: Documentary (Directing Award)

San Francisco International Film Festival

1997 | Winner: Film & Video - Sociology-U.S. (Certificate of Merit)

Seattle International Film Festival

1997 | Winner: Best Documentary