Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema

Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema (2006)

Documents the history of gays and lesbians in Hollywood films.

  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release Date: 2006-02-12
  • User Rating: 5.7/10 from 20 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 22min
  • Language: English
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Directors: Lesli Klainberg, Lisa Ades.
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From 20 Ratings
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Summary

A chronological look at films by, for, or about gays and lesbians in the United States, from 1947 to 2005, Kenneth Anger's "Fireworks" to "Brokeback Mountain". Talking heads, anchored by critic and scholar B. Ruby Rich, are interspersed with an advancing timeline and with clips from two dozen films. The narrative groups the pictures around various firsts, movements, and triumphs: experimental films, indie films, sex on screen, outlaw culture and bad guys, lesbian lovers, films about AIDS and dying, emergence of romantic comedy, transgender films, films about diversity and various cultures, documentaries and then mainstream Hollywood drama. What might come next?

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  • B. Ruby Rich

    as Self
  • John Waters

    as Self
  • Jane Lynch

    as Self
  • Alan Cumming

    as Self
  • Heather Matarazzo

    as Self
  • Todd Haynes

    as Self
  • Christine Vachon

    as Self
  • John Cameron Mitchell

    as Self
  • Rose Troche

    as Self
  • Ang Lee

    as Self
  • Marga Gómez

    as Self
  • Gus Van Sant

    as Self
  • Guinevere Turner

    as Self
  • Dan Bucatinsky

    as Self
  • Angela Robinson

    as Self
  • Jonathan Caouette

    as Self
  • Jennie Livingston

    as Self
  • Ash Christian

    as Self
  • Nina Landey

    as Self
  • Peter Paige

    as Self
  • Jenni Olson

    as Self
  • Billy Porter

    as Self
  • Alice Wu

    as Self
  • Wilson Cruz

    as Self
  • Donna Deitch

    as Self
  • Don Roos

    as Self
  • Patrik-Ian Polk

    as Self
  • James Schamus

    as Self
  • Alonso Duralde

    as Self
  • Tommy O'Haver

    as Self
  • Randy Barbato

    as Self
  • Arthur Dong

    as Self
  • Marcus Hu

    as Self
  • Michael Musto

    as Self
  • Stephen Winter

    as Self
Directing Lesli Klainberg Director
Directing Lisa Ades Director
Editing Rachel Reichman Editor
Production Lisa Ades Producer
Sound Billy Porter Original Music Composer
Camera Ruben O'Malley Director of Photography
Camera John Pirozzi Director of Photography
Production Lesli Klainberg Producer
Sound Ari Gold Original Music Composer

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