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Forbidden Love: The Unashamed Stories of Lesbian Lives - DVD/Amours interdites : au-delà des préjugés, vies et paroles de lesbiennes - DVD

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Compelling, often hilarious and always rebellious, the women interviewed in Forbidden Love recount stories about their first loves and their search for the places where openly gay women gathered in mid-20th century urban centres.
Against a soundtrack of pop hits and a backdrop of pulp novel covers, archival footage, and tabloid headlines, these women’s coming-of-age experiences in the 1950s and ’60s are explored with grace, humour, and irreverence. With the candour of survivors of struggle, the women offer an affecting portrait of a community once consigned to silence and exile.
Forbidden Love brings an important and empowering history of lesbian sexuality in Canada out of the closet. Re-mastered in HD.

2014, 84 min 35 s