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370 Ratings

The Celluloid Closet

Germany, France, 1995
Documentary, Gay & Lesbian


A documentary surveying the various Hollywood screen depictions of homosexuals and the attitudes behind them throughout the history of North American film.

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The Celluloid Closet Directed by Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1996 | 2 wins including: Best Documentary Film (Teddy)

Sundance Film Festival

1996 | Winner: Freedom of Expression Award

Independent Spirit Awards

1997 | Nominee: Truer Than Fiction Award

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