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