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347 Ratings

The Celluloid Closet

Germany, 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

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1995 | Window on the Cinema

Berlin International Film Festival

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

2006 | Teddy Twenty Tribute

Sundance Film Festival

1996 | 2 wins including: Freedom of Expression Award

1996 | Documentary (Grand Jury Prize)

Independent Spirit Awards

1997 | Nominee: Truer Than Fiction Award

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