Posts Tagged ‘documentary’

Edie & Thea: A Very Long Engagement, a documentary film by Susan Muska and Gréta Ólafsdottir
suggested by Hilary Meyer

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Edie and Thea: A Very Long Engagement portrays a love story, through photographs and interview clips, of a once young and now old lesbian couple. As I watched the documentary, I could easily imagine these women as my friends now — in groups or in pairs, on the beach or at a party, often laughing with a carefree air so common of people in their 20s and 30s. Unlike my contemporaries though, Edie Windsor and Thea Spyer met and fell in love in the closeted 1960s, and had to maintain an engagement for more than 40 years. Read More…

Documentary Films on Aging

The Graying of AIDS in not just a documentary project about HIV/AIDS, but about aging with HIV/AIDS. As it turns out, ours is one of many documentary projects in recent years that are taking a closer look at various aspects of aging in America today.

From documentary shorts to feature-length … Read More…