*Gems from the Archives: Forbidden Love

A film screening and discussion
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Forbidden Love: The Unashamed Stories of Lesbian Lives, first screened opening night of the Frameline San Francisco Film Festival in 1993. It won the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Documentary in 1994. In the film, ten women discuss being Lesbian in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. Archival footage is interspersed with dramatized chapters from the pulp novel Forbidden Love. This program will be introduced by film historian and author Jenni Olson, who will also answer questions after the screening. Co-sponsored by Frameline.

See Queerest.Library.Ever. sfpl.org/hormelat20 for related online exhibits, archives, and resources.

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